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Tobacco and alcohol connected to larger health problems

...ice versa - backing other research showing the two addictions are often linked. These findings suggest that perhaps it would be worthwhile asking patients who smoke about their alcohol use, as these may be vulnerable to a deterioration in their condition....

Trained Counselors Counseling Pregnant Smokers To Quit May Not Work

... one to one counseling style designed for treating addictions - is widely taught on smoking cessation-training courses but may not apply during pregnancy. The study took place in Glasgow, Scotland, and involved 762 pregnant women who were regular smokers at antenatal booking. All women received standard health...

Cured Alcoholics Can Be Cured Of Smoking Also

...ible to help cured alcoholics // to get over their addictions of tobacco by using individualized nicotine patch therapy. The findings were published in the July issue of Journal of Studies on Alcohol. The findings show that nicotine patch dosage can be adjusted to provide more effective treatment for smokers...

Drug Addiction Recovery Buffered by Spirituality

...the way in which quality of life and recovery from addictions is enhanced by social supports, spirituality, religiousness, and participation with 12-step fellowship programs such as Narcotics Anonymous. The main aim of this study is to give hope to everyone struggling with addiction and to support their familie...

Health Benefits from the Ocean Snail

People with depression, addictions and Parkinson's disease may be benefited by venom from an ocean snail according to researchers at the University of Utah on Monday.// The researchers produced a synthetic version of the toxin which was found to be able to block or stimulate recepto...

Brain's pleasure chemical doubles up for pain as well

...r chronic pain patients may be prone to developing addictions to certain pain medications. And, it gives further evidence that vulnerability to drug addiction is a very individual phenomenon – and one that can't be predicted by current knowledge of genetics and physiology. ...

Babies born to drug addicted mothers, treated for drug addictions

...that nearly 20 newborns undergo treatment for drug addictions at the hospital annually. The director of the Royal Hobart Hospital's neonatal intensive care unit, Peter Dargaville, said, "We see the most severely affected babies in the special care nursery because they show signs of a physical withdrawal. To e...

Adolescent Smokers Have Greater Vulnerability To AUDs Than Do Non-Smokers

...scence may be a unique window of vulnerability for addictions development. If it is proven that nicotine directly impacts vulnerability to alcoholism and other addictions, then that is a new, strong message to add to the health-education arsenal. However, even if this correlation is completely non-causal, these...

Women Drinkers Could Face More Depression

...ith mental health problems can have drink and drug addictions and often need a multi-disciplinary approach.’ Source-IANS<BRSRM...

Chain-Smokers can Kick the Habit –A ‘brainy’ Iea

...o exactly how the insula affects smoking and other addictions before patient trials could begin; it will be important not to disrupt other activities in which the region plays a critical role. Bechara emphasizes,” The insula also carries out lots of normal everyday functions, so we would want to make sure we...

Over the Counter Drugs can Be Highly Addictive, Warn Doctors

...e months, they describe seeing three patients with addictions to Nurofen plus (ibuprofen and codeine phosphate). All three had started using the product for its approved indications, but their use had escalated as they became tolerant to the codeine element. Each patient presented with side effects related to...

Ozzy Found Nicotine Addiction Hardest to Quit

...ing was more difficult for him than to conquer his addictions to drugs and alcohol . The former hellraiser, who quit his nicotine addiction in the late 1990s, is satisfied that he has not gotten hooked to smoking again.He revealed that before he had kicked the butt, he used to cover himself with nicotine patc...

Iowa to Receive Grant Funding for Youth Suicide Prevention, Early Intervention

...veness of the nation's substance abuse prevention, addictions treatment and mental health services delivery systems....

Use of Swedish 'snus' is Linked to a Doubled Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

... that an increase in snus marketing will not cause addictions in young people who otherwise wouldnt have started to smoke," he says....

Over the Counter Drugs can Be Highly Addictive, Warn Doctors

...e months, they describe seeing three patients with addictions to Nurofen plus (ibuprofen and codeine phosphate). All three had started using the product for its approved indications, but their use had escalated as they became tolerant to the codeine element. Each patient presented with side effects related to...

Pete Doherty Set for Another Drug Trial

...er has been arrested several times due to his drug addictions and has repeatedly sought treatment. During a September court hearing he was warned that he would be sent to jail if he continued taking drugs. Earlier, the 'Babyshambles' singer was warned in February, that he might face jail if caught driving i...

Two In One Drug For Smokers And Drinkers

... the potential to be considered as a treatment for addictions such as gambling and painkillers. The University of California researchers, together with the U.S. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, are planning the first studies in humans of the drug's effectiveness in curbing alcohol cravings ...

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