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Smoking can reduce thickness of the brain

December 3rd, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A new study has found that smoking can reduce the thickness of the human brain.Researchers compared cortical thickness in volunteers, both smokers and never-smokers, who were without medical ... Read more...

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Just one cigarette can harm arteries

November 3rd, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 3 (IANS) Even one cigarette has serious adverse effects on young adults, according to new research. The study found that smoking one cigarette increases the stiffness of the arteries in ... Read more...

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Just one ciggie can reduce artery health of young adults

October 28th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Lighting a single cigarette can have serious adverse effects on young adults, says a new study.In the study, Dr. Stella Daskalopoulou at McGill University Health Centre found that ... Read more...

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Anti-tobacco campaigners targetting young smokers (May 31 is World No Tobacco Day)

May 30th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
By Shweta Srinivasan New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Catch 'em young - is the mantra of most anti-tobacco awareness campaigns. Giving youngsters all the gory details of how tobacco intake can lead to ... Read more...

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Embarrassing smokers may be key to help them kick the butt

May 16th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 16 (ANI): Talking of the smell that lingers with smokers after a ciggie break can prove a better way to push them towards kicking the butt than discussing about tobacco-related ... Read more...

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UK may ban cigarettes display to discourage young smokers

December 9th, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Can't see, won't smoke. That is the British government's logic behind a proposal to ban display of cigarette packets in stores to discourage children from taking to smoking.The ... Read more...

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Smokers with ADHD at higher risk of serious nicotine addiction

October 22nd, 2008 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Young smokers with attention deficient hypersensitivity disorder (ADHD) are at an increased risk of becoming seriously addicted to nicotine, according to a new study.Massachusetts General Hospital researchers ... Read more...

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Young smokers at higher risk of having behaviour problems as teens

September 3rd, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): Adolescents who have already tried cigarettes by seventh grade are at a greater risk of becoming regular smokers and have behaviour problems as teens, suggests a new ... Read more...

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Young smokers contemplate quitting before turning addicts

July 24th, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 24 (ANI): Youngsters who take their first puff at a tender age think about kicking the butt much before they get fully hooked to the burning stick, says ... Read more...

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Study shows how tobacco industry hooks new smokers

July 17th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) The tobacco industry has been promoting menthol cigarette brands among adolescents with younger, newer smokers making up the highest segment, according to a new study. Harvard School of ... Read more...

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Tobacco industry manipulating cigarette menthol to attract young smokers

July 17th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): A new study has found that manufacturers are deliberately manipulating menthol content in cigarettes to attract young people.Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) found ... Read more...

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Cigarette cos. manipulate menthol levels to lure young smokers: Study

July 16th, 2008 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Tobacco companies manipulate menthol levels in cigarettes to hook young smokers, a new study says. "The tobacco industry has carefully manipulated menthol content not only to lure ... Read more...

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Young smokers more likely to give up cigs than their older counterparts

January 3rd, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): A new study has shown that young adults are more likely to quit smoking successfully than their older counterparts.The study, Smoking Cessation Rates in the United States: A ... Read more...

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