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Nicotine is an alkaloid found in the nightshade family of plants (''Solanaceae'') which constitutes approximately 0.6–3.0% of dry weight of tobacco, with biosynthesis taking place in the roots, and accumulating in the leaves.
E-cigarettes do not promote development of cancer in laboratory cells

E-cigarettes do not promote development of cancer in laboratory cells

AANP urges patients to prioritize sleep for better health and well-being

AANP urges patients to prioritize sleep for better health and well-being

Vanderbilt geneticists find new way to tap plant pharmacopeia to produce improved therapeutics

Vanderbilt geneticists find new way to tap plant pharmacopeia to produce improved therapeutics

Children's hands may carry significant levels of nicotine, study shows

Children's hands may carry significant levels of nicotine, study shows

Regulations on electronic cigarettes may impact effectiveness as cessation tool, study reveals

Regulations on electronic cigarettes may impact effectiveness as cessation tool, study reveals

Excessive sweating could be hyperhidrosis that often goes undiagnosed

Excessive sweating could be hyperhidrosis that often goes undiagnosed

Five tips for parents and guardians to protect children from household poisons

Five tips for parents and guardians to protect children from household poisons

Smoking cessation program prior to hip or knee replacement provides better surgical outcomes

Smoking cessation program prior to hip or knee replacement provides better surgical outcomes

Citric acid in e-liquids may produce significant amounts of respiratory sensitisers in e-cigarette vapour

Citric acid in e-liquids may produce significant amounts of respiratory sensitisers in e-cigarette vapour

Young people do not believe vaping to increase likelihood of smoking, study finds

Young people do not believe vaping to increase likelihood of smoking, study finds

Giving up cigarettes may be vital for smokers in recovery from illicit substance use disorders, study shows

Giving up cigarettes may be vital for smokers in recovery from illicit substance use disorders, study shows

CAMH study measures impact of hospital-wide tobacco-free policy on attitudes and adverse events

CAMH study measures impact of hospital-wide tobacco-free policy on attitudes and adverse events

UB researchers shed light on perception of danger, satisfaction levels of e-cigarette users

UB researchers shed light on perception of danger, satisfaction levels of e-cigarette users

Experts highlight urgent need to explore how cannabis use can be made safer

Experts highlight urgent need to explore how cannabis use can be made safer

Emory researchers uncover novel link between SV2C protein and Parkinson's disease

Emory researchers uncover novel link between SV2C protein and Parkinson's disease

New guideline urges physicians to help in prevention, treatment of smoking among youth and children

New guideline urges physicians to help in prevention, treatment of smoking among youth and children

Study finds lower smoke exposure in several public, private settings following smoking bans

Study finds lower smoke exposure in several public, private settings following smoking bans

Smoking cessation counseling can be effective when given shortly after lung cancer screening

Smoking cessation counseling can be effective when given shortly after lung cancer screening

Researchers explore role played by nicotine in grouping of nicotinic receptors within the brain

Researchers explore role played by nicotine in grouping of nicotinic receptors within the brain

Children born of fathers exposed to nicotine inherit enhanced chemical tolerance, study shows

Children born of fathers exposed to nicotine inherit enhanced chemical tolerance, study shows