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  1. Limiting attrition (i.e., participant dropout before the conclusion of a study) is a major challenge faced by researchers when implementing clinical trials. Data from a smoking cessation trial for females (N = 24...

    Authors: Robert F Leeman, Zandra N Quiles, Laurence A Molinelli, Donna Medaglia Terwal, Beth L Nordstrom, Arthur J Garvey and Taru Kinnunen
    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2006 3:59
  2. To describe the prevalence and intensity of different symptoms in relation to tobacco abstinence. To explore latent dimensions between symptoms in smokers trying to quit.

    Authors: Tanja Tomson, Mats Toftgård, Hans Gilljam and Asgeir R Helgason
    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2006 3:44
  3. Smoking places a burden on the health care system in developed countries but even more so in the already compromised health services in developing countries. The promotion of tobacco is a root cause of continu...

    Authors: Stephen ED Nsimba and Steve Sussman
    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2006 3:41
  4. Using nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) while still smoking in the lead up to quitting could enhance success at quitting, one of the most cost-effective means of improving health, but little is known about it...

    Authors: Chris Bullen, Robyn Whittaker, Natalie Walker and Mark Wallace-Bell
    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2006 3:35
  5. We evaluated the effects of Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) on the Profile of Mood States (POMS), testing whether pre-cessation depressive symptoms modify NRT's effects on POMS. Out of 608 smokers attemptin...

    Authors: Tellervo Korhonen, Taru H Kinnunen and Arthur J Garvey
    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2006 3:17
  6. The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to examine the impact of personality factors (neuroticism, extraversion, openness, agreeableness, and conscientiousness), cognitive factors (sense of coherence and...

    Authors: Diane Von Ah, Sheryl Ebert, Anchalee Ngamvitroj, Najin Park and Duck-Hee Kang
    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2005 3:27
  7. We investigated whether nicotine exposure in vitro of mouse oocytes affects spindle and chromosome function during meiotic maturation (M-I and M-II). Oocytes in germinal vesicle (GV) stage were cultured in nicoti...

    Authors: Maria Teresa Zenzes and Ryszard Bielecki
    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2004 2:151
  8. Khat is a cultivated plant whose leaves when chewed elevate mood. Unlike the chewing of betel nut, no association between the white oral mucosal lesions in khat users and oral malignancies has been reported. C...

    Authors: Meir Gorsky, Joel B Epstein, Harel Levi and Noam Yarom
    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2004 2:145
  9. Although cigarette smoking is a principal risk factor for bladder cancer in both men and women, few studies have statistically evaluated whether gender modifies the effect of smoking on bladder cancer risk. We...

    Authors: Jeffrey T Quirk, Qiang Li, Nachimuthu Natarajan, Curtis J Mettlin and K Michael Cummings
    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2004 2:141
  10. A cross-sectional study was conducted to identify the factors related to smoking habits of adolescents among secondary school boys in Kelantan state, Malaysia. A total of 451 upper secondary male students from...

    Authors: Nyi Nyi Naing, Zulkifli Ahmad, Razlan Musa, Farique Rizal Abdul Hamid, Haslan Ghazali and Mohd Hilmi Abu Bakar
    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2004 2:133
  11. This paper presents the Project EX research program. The historical background for Project EX is presented, including a brief summary of reasons youth fail to quit tobacco use, the disappointing status of prev...

    Authors: Steve Sussman, William J McCuller, Hong Zheng, Yvonne M Pfingston, James Miyano and Clyde W Dent
    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2004 2:119
  12. Determination of the prevalence of tobacco use and impact of tobacco prevention/treatment efforts in an electronic medical record enabled practice utilizing a defined tobacco vital sign variable.

    Authors: John W. Norris III, Smita Namboodiri, Syed Haque, David J. Murphy and Frank Sonneberg
    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2004 2:109
  13. Oral lichen planus (OLP) is one of the most common dermatologic diseases that manifests in the oral cavity. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between smoking habits and the clinical sub...

    Authors: Meir Gorsky, Joel B. Epstein, Haya Hasson-Kanfi and Eliezer Kaufman
    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2004 2:103
  14. The worldwide prevalence of tobacco use is widespread, resulting in nearly 4.5 million deaths every year. Nicotine is addictive and has psychopharmacological effects that maintain the use of tobacco products. ...

    Authors: Nancy Nairi Maserejian and Athanasios I. Zavras
    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2004 2:81
  15. Although smoking is known to be powerful risk factor for other vascular diseases, such as cardiac and peripheral vascular disease, only relatively recently has evidence for the role of smoking in the developme...

    Authors: Seana L. Paul, Amanda G. Thrift and Geoffrey A. Donnan
    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2004 2:67
  16. An evaluation of the cellular alterations in the smoker's oral mucosal cells was performed. Exfoliative Citology technique were applied and the cytologic smears stained with silver for quantitative analyses of...

    Authors: Renata Pittella Cançado, Liliane Soares Yurgel and Manoel Sant'Anna Filho
    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2004 2:43
  17. Cigarette smoking has been implicated as an important risk factor for the development of respiratory symptoms in adults. The relationship of dyspnea with cigarette smoking has been examined in smokers and ex-s...

    Authors: Elisabetta Rosi and Giorgio Scano
    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2004 2:35
  18. Authors: Gary Doer The Honourable, Glen Murray Mayor and Dave Chomiak The Honourable
    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2003 1:229
  19. Many xenobiotic compounds exert their actions through the release of free radicals and related oxidants [1, 2], bringing about unwanted biological effects [3]. Indeed, oxidative events may play a significant role...

    Authors: EWN Lam, EE Kelley, SM Martin and GR Buettner
    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2003 1:207
  20. Periodontitis is a bacterial inflammatory disease leading to attachment loss with the consequence of tooth loss. There exists a multifactorial risk pattern including bacterial challenge, smoking, age, sex, dia...

    Authors: P Meisel, G Heins, LE Carlsson, J Giebel, U John, C Schwahn and T Kocher
    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2003 1:197
  21. IGF-1 and the major serum IGF-1 binding protein, IGFBP-3, are under extensive investigation as potential prognostic markers of specific malignancies and vascular diseases. However, there is conflicting evidenc...

    Authors: RM Palmer, RF Wilson, PY Coward and DA Scott
    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2003 1:157