Smoking interferes with neurocognitive recovery during abstinence from alcohol

Researchers know that alcohol-dependent individuals (ALC) sustain neurocognitive impairment even after detoxification. A new study examines specific domains of cognitive recovery in conjunction with smoking status. Findings show that smoking status influenced the rate and level of neurocognitive recovery during eight months of abstinence in the ALC group. Source: Science Daily Smoking News

Significant rise in e-cigarette use among youth in Poland

Use of electronic cigarettes among students in Poland has increased dramatically, rising more than threefold in just the last three years, research finds. Electronic cigarettes are battery-operated products that heat a liquid solution that vaporizes nicotine and other additives, which are then inhaled by the user. Source: Science Daily Smoking News

Smokers at Higher Risk for Oral HPV, Researchers Find

Smokers are more likely than others to test positive for oral human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV-16), a new study found. “We know from other research that most people who have HPV clear that infection after about a year,” said Gypsyamber D’Souza, the report’s senior author from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Some people […]