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Nicotine Treatment 'Could Control Obesity'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Nicotine, obesity, treatment, health, neurons, brain, smoking )

- 2871 days ago -
Scientists have identified a group of neurons in the brain responsible for smokers' lack of appetite.
How to Use Psychology to Beat the Nicotine Cravings
Health & Wellness  (tags: nicotine, quit, cravings, addiction, stop smoking, psychology )

- 2908 days ago -
When it comes to quitting smoking the majority of the battle that you are fighting is going to be one that is in your brain, because that is where the addiction is. It is estimated that 90% of your addiction is mental and only 10% is based on a physical.
Flipping The Brain's Addiction Switch Without Drugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Addiction, brain, drugs, alcohol, nicotine, research, study, prevention, treatment )

- 3614 days ago -
ScienceDaily (May 29, 2009)-When someone becomes dependent on drugs or alcohol, the brain's pleasure center gets hijacked, disrupting the normal functioning of its reward circuitry.
Toxins in Cigarette Smoke Prevent Stem Cells From Becoming Cartilage
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, science, study, health, disease, humans, healthcare, illness, investigation, risks, nicotine, toxins, bone fractures, healing, treatment, warning )

- 4063 days ago -
According to researchers a toxic pollutant spread by oil spills,forest fires and car exhaust is also present in cigarette smoke,and may represent a second way in which smoking delays bone healing.
Busted: Simple Test Can Catch Smokers Who Fib
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, smokers, smoking, nicotine, risks, carbon monoxide, humans, illness, disease, cancer, research, study )

- 4196 days ago -
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A simple device for detecting carbon monoxide in the blood may help doctors get an honest answer out of patients who smoke, U.S. researchers said on Monday. The device, called a pulse cooximeter, is typically used to test for

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