Training the Brain to Quit Smoking
Assistant professor Claire Spears is using mindfulness to help low-income Americans kick the habit.
The number of U.S. adults who perceive e-cigarettes to be at as harmful as, or more harmful than, cigarettes has increased between 2017 and 2018, even prior to the national outbreak of vaping-related lung disease and deaths, a study by tobacco researchers from Georgia State University’s School of Public Health has found.
The findings by a Georgia State biologist and his research group could present new treatment strategies for viruses that can infect the central nervous system, triggering an immune response.
The gravest health threats facing developing countries are not viral outbreaks or parasites, but chronic conditions such as heart disease and cancer. Professor Collins O. Airhihenbuwa has pioneered a culturally informed approach to confront the global spread of these diseases.
E-cigarette taxes will increase the purchase and use of cigarettes, a study by Georgia State University economist Michael Pesko and his colleagues.
The protein-based MRI contrast dye is also effective at lower dosage than conventional dyes, reducing the risk of metal toxicity.
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