A detailed smoking history may help to inform patient outcomes.
Teens who use alcohol, cannabis, tobacco, or illegal drugs are more likely to develop life-long substance abuse disorder than those who start at a later age.
Researchers conducted a systematic review of the literature to examine the correlation between tobacco smoking cessation and change in mental health.
While past research has found that young smokers are more likely to attempt to quit smoking, findings regarding age and success of quitting is conflicted. This study examines the degree to which smoker age is related to making quit attempts and quit success.
High-strength nicotine electronic cigarettes have the potential to help people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders quit or reduce smoking.
Vaping cannabis appears to be more harmful than cigarettes and electronic cigarettes, according to a recent study.
Grandmaternal smoking during pregnancy is associated with a higher asthma risk and lower lung function in male grandchildren.
Concomitant treatment of common comorbidities of HS, including anxiety and depression, metabolic syndrome, and smoking, may improve treatment outcomes.
There is a negative association between medical and recreational cannabis stores (dispensaries) and opioid-related mortality.
Electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use may be associated with an increased risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Patients with cancer who receive intense smoking cessation treatment are compared with patients who receive standard treatment to analyze the intervention’s impact on the likelihood of quitting smoking.
In addition to smoking, abdominal pain, bloating, and anemia also are strongly associated with small intestinal bacterial overgrowth.
Smoking is consistently seen as a risk for various cancers, and in recent years it has been connected to colorectal cancer in particular.
Smoking increases the metabolism of clonidine through the CYP1A2, which may require the dose to be doubled to have the same plasma concentration as a non-smoker.
There is rising interest in alternative pain treatment regimens that could reduce opioid use and complications associated with pain,
Approximately one-third of people who use e-cigarettes or other electronic nicotine delivery systems were found to experience associated symptoms of lung injury.
Cannabis users were found to have higher rates of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and recurrent AMI compared with nonusers.
Cannabis seems not to be associated with cardiovascular benefits but has adverse cardiovascular effects.
Researchers aimed to assess changes in the prevalence of tobacco use among patients with mental illness who were admitted to a tobacco-free inpatient psychiatric facility.
The FDA has implemented a premarket review process for e-cigarette products in an effort to continue the decline of youth e-cigarette use in the US.