Higher polygenetic risk scores for schizophrenia, depression, neuroticism, and alcohol use disorder are indicators for higher risk of nicotine dependence.
Stress, boredom, and more free time may account for the rise in cigarette consumption in smokers during the COVID pandemic.
Mixing traditional cigarettes with vaping products is as detrimental to health as smoking cigarettes alone, a new study reports.
The way zebrafish respond to repeated exposure and withdrawal from nicotine mirrors more complex human responses during withdrawal.
Was your New Year's resolution to ditch a bad habit? Researchers explore the best ways to curb your withdrawal and explain why relapse isn't always such a bad thing.
Smokers exposed to individual cigarettes with public health warnings written on them felt the products were offputting and depressing. When surveyed, those who smoke said printing messages on cigarettes would prolong the health message and had the potential to discourage smoking in young people.
Mouse study reveals neonatal nicotine exposure primes the ventral tegmental area, making the animals more susceptible to the effects of nicotine when exposed again later in life.
Researchers have engineered a new enzyme that breaks down nicotine in the bloodstream before it reaches the brain. The treatment reduces the urge to smoke and reverses signs of nicotine dependence, preventing relapse.