Latest News

Menthol cigarettes linked to increased smoking among teens

Teens who use menthol cigarettes smoke more cigarettes per day than their peers who smoke non-menthols, says a new study. The findings mark the first time that menthol cigarettes have been directly linked to elevated nicotine addiction among youth. "The appeal of menthol cigarettes among youth stems from the perception that they are less harmful than regular cigarettes. The minty taste helps mask the noxious properties, but the reality is that they are just as dangerous as any unflavoured cigarette," said the lead author of the paper.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Women's faces get redder at ovulation, but human eyes can't pick up on it

  • Innovative imaging study shows that the spinal cord learns on its own

  • Sialic acid: Key to unlocking brain disorders

  • Omega-3 supplements, antioxidants may help with preclinical Alzheimer's disease

  • Alcohol sensitizes brain response to food aromas, increases food intake in women

  • For women with bipolar disorder, sleep quality affects mood

  • Eye color may be linked to alcohol dependence

  • Alcohol sensitizes brain response to food aromas, increases food intake in women, research shows

  • PTSD, traumatic experiences may raise heart attack, stroke risk in women

  • Patients with recurrent depression have smaller hippocampi

  •