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Smoking thins vital part of brain

Published: 10Feb2015

Years ago, children were warned that smoking could stunt their growth, but now a major study by an international team including the Montreal Neurological Institute at McGill University and the...

Addiction: abnormal communication in the brain

Published: 5Feb2013

January 29, 2013 - Addiction to cigarettes, drugs and other stimulants has been linked in the past to the brain’s frontal lobes, but now there is scientific evidence that indicates where in the...

Study shows majority of smokers re-ignite their habit following heart attack

Published: 29Jan2013

Despite obvious motivation for quitting, 2/3 of patients will resume smoking within twelve months

How genetics shape our addictions

Published: 20Sep2012

Genes predict the brain’s reaction to smoking