Researchers discovered a part of the brain involved in future behavioral changes, the dorsomedial prefrontal cortex, had greater activation when smokers were exposed to anti-smoking messages with stronger arguments as opposed to weaker arguments.
Researchers report a person's ability to quit smoking could be influenced by a neural network associated with inhibiting automated behavior.
Between 60-90% of people with schizophrenia smoke, compared to between 15-24% of the general population. A new study found 40% of those with schizophrenia stopped smoking traditional cigarettes after 12 weeks of switching to e-cigarettes. Researchers also reported a significant number of participants sustained their reduction in smoking or completely stopped smoking at the end of the 12-week study.
Researchers report allowing smokers to dictate their nicotine intake while trying to quit makes them more likely to succeed. Results suggest most smokers who use nicotine replacement medications can tolerate doses that are four times higher than normally recommended.
Have you ever wondered why some people find it so much easier to stop smoking than others? New research shows that vulnerability to smoking addiction is shaped by our genes.
A new study reports viewing graphic anti-smoking images on cigarette packs triggers brain activity in areas associated with emotion, memory and decision making.
Researchers have pinpointed why quitting smoking is more difficult for people who are depressed.
Weill Cornell researchers develop novel antibody vaccine that blocks addictive nicotine chemicals from reaching the brain. Researchers at Weill Cornell...
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