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Smoking Associated With Lower Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease

Smoking Associated With Lower Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease

According to the study it is showing that; the cardiovascular system begins to heal relatively quickly after quitting smoking; even for people who have smoked heavily over decades. But the heavy cigarette smokers with at least a 20 pack-year smoking history can reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD); by 39% within five years if…

Vaping Is Widely Assuming To Be Safer Than Cigarette Smoking

Vaping Is Widely Assuming To Be Safer Than Cigarette Smoking

Study showing how the vaping inducing the reactions in lungs; that can lead to cause of disease. Vaping is widely assuming to be safer than cigarette smoking; by this evidence suggesting that vaping promoting the same cellular responses; finding in smokers who suffering with emphysema. Finding that the lungs of vapers like the lungs of…

Safe Alternative To Tobacco Cigarettes And Is Rising In The Popularity

Safe Alternative To Tobacco Cigarettes And Is Rising In The Popularity

The study showing that the nicotine free e-cigarettes; can damage blood vessels. Smoking e-cigarettes, also called vaping; has been marketing as a safe alternative to the tobacco cigarettes and is rising in the popularity among non-smoking adolescents. However, a single e-cigarette can be harmful to the body’s blood vessels; even when the vapor is entirely…

Depression Due To Cannabis Use And Binge Drinking

Depression Due To Cannabis Use And Binge Drinking

The study discovering that more depression due to cannabis use; and binge drinking are on the rise among US former smokers. Study finding that the prevalence of depression, cannabis use, and alcohol abuse increased among former smokers from 2005 to 2016 in the United States. Therefore, increases in these risk factors for relapse among former…

Use Of E-cigarettes Triples Odds That Teens Will Smoke Pot

Use Of E-cigarettes Triples Odds That Teens Will Smoke Pot

The study showing that the E-cigarettes use are tripling odds; that teens will smoke pot. Taking up vaping in adolescence or early adulthood is tied to a more than threefold hike in the odds of becoming a marijuana user, researchers report. The study can analysis of data from 21 separate studies can not prove that…

Secondhand Smoke Increased In The United State Youth

Secondhand Smoke Increased In The United State Youth

The study showing that more over one-third of the U.S. youth exposing to the secondhand smoke. More than one-third of U.S. nonsmoking youth are exposing to secondhand smoke (SHS) from tobacco; according to an August data brief published by the U.S. Centers; for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics. The study finding…

The Legalization Of Medical Marijuana And Marijuana Use

The Legalization Of Medical Marijuana And Marijuana Use

According to the study as the legalization of medical marijuana and marijuana use are both on the rise in the United States; many people are not necessarily using alcohol less and may be unaware of the risks of combining alcohol; and marijuana, according to researchers. A new study from Penn State found that compared to…

Alcohol Use Disorder Can Struggle To Recognize Facial Expressions

Alcohol Use Disorder Can Struggle To Recognize Facial Expressions

As the people in early stage recovery from alcohol use disorder can struggle to recognize facial expressions of emotion; particularly anger according to a study. The findings building on the mounting evidence; that long term alcohol misuse may impair the brain’s ability to process facial emotion. People recovering from alcohol use disorder struggle to recognize…

Even Low Level Alcohol Use Increases The Miscarriage Risk

Even Low Level Alcohol Use Increases The Miscarriage Risk

According to the study women who consume low level alcohol during the pregnancy even in small amounts have a 19 % greater risk of miscarriage than women who do not use alcohol. The study also finding that for alcohol exposure of less than five drinks per week; each additional drink per week during pregnancy was…

High Risk For Psychosis Who Regularly Using Cannabis

High Risk For Psychosis Who Regularly Using Cannabis

The study providing that the first evidence of a blunting response to stress inducing dopamine signaling; in the brain’s prefrontal cortex in individuals at high risk for psychosis who regularly using cannabis. But the little is knowing about the effects of cannabis on brain neurochemistry; and specifically about its impact on dopamine signaling. Cannabis is…

Drug Used To Treat Alcohol Disorder Reduces Craving In Drinkers

Drug Used To Treat Alcohol Disorder Reduces Craving In Drinkers

The study identifying how the naltrexone; a medication using to treat alcohol use disorder, reducing craving and consumption in heavy drinkers. Although naltrexone is an approving treatment for alcohol use disorder; it only works in some people, which has led doctors to stop prescribing the drug. The new findings providing a better understanding of how…

Pro Environment Cigarettes Marketing Perceiving As Less Harmful

Pro Environment Cigarettes Marketing Perceiving As Less Harmful

The study finding that the cigarettes with pro environment marketing perceiving as less harmful; But Few people would consider a handgun; with a sustainably harvested wood stock any less lethal than one with a steel stock. The same logic does not seem to apply to cigarettes the leading preventable cause of death globally and in…