A survey was administered to former adult smokers in order to identify ways to more effectively target smoking cessation in current smokers.
The rate of discussions between physicians and patients regarding lung cancer screenings is very low.
Researchers found data to support the benefits of proactively helping patients with schizophrenia quit smoking, including the idea to try to create a substitute that would give patients the benefits that they find by self-medicating with cigarettes, but without the unhealthy adverse effects.
Marijuana use also linked to worse overall semen parameters due to induction of oxidative stress.
Electronic cigarette (EC) products may be contaminated with microbial toxins.
Cigarette smoking is associated with more severe multiple sclerosis disease course with lower lifetime cigarette smoking load and smoking cessation having no significant effect on disease severity.
Agency review revealed 35 reported cases of seizures following use of e-cigarettes since 2010.
No increased risk for dementia observed when adjusting for risk of death without dementia.
Visits for edible cannabis more likely to be for acute psychiatric symptoms, intoxication.
Parents who both smoke cigarettes and electronic cigarettes are less likely to have smoke-free car and vape-free car or home policies compared with cigarette users.
Assuming causality, 22% of SUIDs directly attributed to maternal smoking during pregnancy.
Analyzing personality characteristics and risk behaviors of youth who use synthetic cannabinoids may prevent addiction and adverse effects associated with drug use.
Secondhand smoke exposure is associated with an increased prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and CKD development.
Heavy smokers have reduced sensitivity for all spatial frequencies, color discrimination impairments
Refillable e-cigarettes demonstrate greater efficacy for smoking cessation than nicotine replacement therapy when both products are accompanied by behavioral support. A 2-group, multicenter, pragmatic, individually randomized controlled trial was conducted at 3 stop-smoking service sites in the United Kingdom as part of the National Health Service (NHS) between May 2015 and February 2018. Results of…
No link seen after adjustment for smoking, sleep disorder, substance use disorder, anxiety disorders, depression
Data show that current smoking status was inversely associated with primary Sjogren syndrome.
The US Food and Drug Administration was given an “F” in a new American Lung Association report card evaluating tobacco prevention programs.
Current smokers had increased risk for measures of subclinical peripheral artery disease.
Inhaling a 25 mg dose of vaporized cannabis with 10 mg of THC produced pronounced drug effects in healthy adults who were infrequent users of cannabis.