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Cotinine News (3 articles)

Tobacco-derived compound prevents memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease mice

VA-USF study finds cotinine reduces the brain plaques associated with dementia.Tampa, FL – Cotinine, a compound derived from tobacco, reduced plaques associated with dementia and prevented memory loss in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease, a study led by researchers at Bay Pines VA...

Published on 27 April 2011, 13:46

Cigarette Smoke Causes Harmful Changes in the Lungs Even at the Lowest Levels

First Study To Show Alteration in the Function of Genes in the Lungs Resulting from Secondhand and Low-level Smoking.NEW YORK— Casual smokers may think that smoking a few cigarettes a week is "no big deal." But according to new research from physician-scientists at NewYork-Presbyterian...

Published on 25 August 2010, 04:33

Secondhand Smoke Associated With Childhood Sleep Problems

Children with asthma regularly exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to have sleep problems, including difficulty falling asleep, more sleep-disordered breathing and increased daytime sleepiness, according to a new study in the February issue of Pediatrics. “The consequences of inadequate...

Published on 21 January 2010, 03:45