Health Consequences of Smoking

Health Consequences of Smoking

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Examines the scientific evidence that cigarettes and other forms of tobacco are addicting. Concludes that processes that determine tobacco addiction are similar to those that determine addiction to other drugs such as heroin and cocaine. Tables and figures. Bibliography. Index.Spontaneous Electroencephalogram Historically, nicotine and ACh were used in animal experiments to study the ... Cigarette smoking in humans also produced EEG desynchronization (Hauser et al. ... Schaeppi (1968) injected nicotine into the vertebral artery, carotid artery, and third and fourth ventricles of a cata#39;s brain ... Kawamura and Domino (1969) demonstrated that the EEG changes induced by nicotine could be obtained in animals whose blood pressure increase was blocked.

Title:Health Consequences of Smoking
Author:C. Everett Koop, M.D.
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 1988-09-01


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