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Nicotine dose in a single cigarette blocks estrogen production in women’s brains

A dose of nicotine, equivalent to that found in a single cigarette blocks estrogen production in women’s brains. This may explain several behavioural differences in women who smoke, including why they are more resistant than men to quitting smoking. This... Continue Reading →

Light Smokers May Not Escape Nicotine Addiction

Even people who consider themselves to be casual cigarette smokers may be addicted, according to current diagnostic criteria. Researchers at Penn State College of Medicine and Duke University found that many light smokers — those who smoke one to four... Continue Reading →

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