Tobacco Disorder
Smoking Cessation Pharmacotherapies May Not Increase MACE

Smoking Cessation Pharmacotherapies May Not Increase MACE

There were no observable differences in the incidence of any cardiovascular events across the smoking cessation treatment groups.

Significant variation in mortality trends in substance use disorders among US counties

Mortality rates decreased for alcohol use disorders, self-harm, and interpersonal violence between 1980 and 2014. Mortality rates for drug use disorders increased both nationally and in each county over the same period.

Increased Odds of Cigarette Use, Relapse Among Cannabis Users

Increased Odds of Cigarette Use, Relapse Among Cannabis Users

The findings of these analyses suggest that, to an extent, this relationship might be generalized to cannabis users as a whole, not just those diagnosed with a cannabis use disorder.

Liquids in E-Cigarettes Are Heterogeneous, Frequently Toxic

Liquids in E-Cigarettes Are Heterogeneous, Frequently Toxic

The more chemicals in e-liquid, the more toxic it is likely to be.

E-Cigarettes Associated With More Harms Than Benefits at Population Level

E-Cigarettes Associated With More Harms Than Benefits at Population Level

E-cigarettes are associated with more harm than good on a population level.

Many Teens Who Use Tobacco Don't Self-Identify as Users

Many Teens Who Use Tobacco Don't Self-Identify as Users

Most adolescent users of tobacco products do not identify as users.

Mortality Rates for Substance Use Disorders, Intentional Injuries Vary Widely By County

Mortality Rates for Substance Use Disorders, Intentional Injuries Vary Widely By County

Researchers calculated age-standardized mortality rates on a county level in the United States between 1980 and 2014, specifically examining rates for self-harm, interpersonal violence, alcohol use, and drug use.

Heavy Cigarette Smoking in Adolescence May Increase Risk for Psychosis

Heavy Cigarette Smoking in Adolescence May Increase Risk for Psychosis

Despite the recognition that early daily tobacco use likely increases the risk for later psychosis, investigation of the effect of covariates such as substance use, existing psychotic features, or parental/family factors was lacking in the literature.

Naltrexone More Effective for Alcohol Use Disorder in Nicotine Users

Naltrexone More Effective for Alcohol Use Disorder in Nicotine Users

There has been much variability in the capacity for pharmacological treatments to help curb alcoholism, and the research community has remained interested in determining specific factors that may predict the efficacy of treatments such as naltrexone.

Varenicline Reduces Heavy Drinking, Cigarette Smoking in Men With Alcohol Use Disorder

Varenicline Reduces Heavy Drinking, Cigarette Smoking in Men With Alcohol Use Disorder

Varenicline may have a role in the treatment of alcohol use disorder in men who smoke cigarettes.

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