Tag: "menthol" at medical news
Public Places in England Go Smoke Free
...certain products without tobacco -- eucalyptus and menthol
cigarettes -- are banned in public places, including station platforms, pubs and restaurants. Those breaking the law will be handled severely -- a smoker caught in the act faces a fine of up to 200 pounds, and businesses that do not uphold the law ...
Detecting Cold, Feeling Pain: Study Reveals Why Menthol Fresh
... can cause pain. As such, the receptor known as menthol
receptor TRPM8 -- provides a target for studying a...opped to extremes. Its been known for years that menthol
and related cooling agents evoke the psychophysical sensation of cold somehow by interacting with t...
Menthol Receptor-A Thermosensitivity Determinant in Cold Temperature
...cisco (UCSF), and the University of Wisconsin, the menthol
receptor detects a wide range of cold temperatures and relays the information to the brain. The finding solves the mystery of how important the ion channel TRPM8 is for alerting the body to cold temperatures.TRPM8 is the primary, if not sole, det...
Diet May Play Vital Role to Help Smokers Quit
...offee; and 11 percent reported meat. Smokers of menthol
cigarettes were less likely to report that any foo...d the taste of cigarettes, a finding that suggests menthol
covers up bad tastes stemming from items consumed with cigarettes, the researchers said. Identify...
Menthol cigarettes harder to quit than regular cigarettes
...t research has revealed that it is tougher to quit menthol
cigarettes than the regular ones, which could be t...al Medicine.Nearly 70% of the black smokers go for menthol
cigarettes like Kool or Newport in comparison to 30% of the white smokers due to several historical ...
New Screening Techniques to Lead Advances In Pain Therapy
...ave isolated five mutants that specifically affect menthol
activity. The results were published in the jour...esearchers identified the exact point at which the menthol
interacted and the site that translates binding information to ion channel activity. Research Asso...
Soap Opera: Advertisement Throws ‘Head & Shoulders’ Off Balane
... to be// modified. Adverts for ocean spa and cool menthol
varieties of the shampoo are the ones working up more soap than required. Procter & Gamble, the maker of Head & Shoulders, has clarified its stance, insisting that the advertisement speaks of a 100% flakes claim, not apparent from a two feet distan...
Pain Relief For Osteoarthritis Patients
...er medications. A new study shows the addition of menthol
to topical creams provides significant pain relief...ed fatty acids. However recently researchers added menthol
to this cream. Researchers assigned 10 patients with knee osteoarthritis, 10 with wrist osteoarthrit...
Chewing gum found to increase brainpower
...etter in tests on working memory." Peppermint gum, menthol
or spearmint--it makes no difference. The main key is the repetitive chewing motion. Scholey, who was to present his findings to a symposium at the British Psychological Society's annual conference in Blackpool Wednesday, said the improved performan...