Researchers have found that many teens and pre-teens are getting tobacco advertisements and promotions through social media outlets or text messaging on mobile phones.
Laura Jean Bierut, MD, has been named the Alumni Endowed Professor of Psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Rates of smoking, drinking and drug use are significantly higher among those who have psychotic disorders than among those in the general population.
A gene that controls how quickly smokers process nicotine also predicts whether people who try to kick the habit are likely to respond to nicotine replacement therapy, a new study shows.
A new study suggests it may one day be possible to predict which patients are most likely to benefit from drug treatments for nicotine addiction.