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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.
Emergency department intervention aids in long-term smoking cessation

Emergency department intervention aids in long-term smoking cessation

Feedback loop involving estrogen linked to women's higher propensity to nicotine addiction

Feedback loop involving estrogen linked to women's higher propensity to nicotine addiction

Second-hand vape smoke linked to more asthma symptoms in kids

Second-hand vape smoke linked to more asthma symptoms in kids

Nano-sized toxic metals found in cannabis vaping liquids even before the first use

Nano-sized toxic metals found in cannabis vaping liquids even before the first use

Lower grades for students who use both tobacco and cannabis, California survey reveals

Lower grades for students who use both tobacco and cannabis, California survey reveals

Lesbian, gay and bisexual women respond more positively to tobacco marketing

Lesbian, gay and bisexual women respond more positively to tobacco marketing

Taking "study drugs" can lead to other drug use and decline in mental health

Taking "study drugs" can lead to other drug use and decline in mental health

Choosing the right fat for keto diets: Fish oil's significant role in cancer prevention

Choosing the right fat for keto diets: Fish oil's significant role in cancer prevention

Pregnant women's fish and omega-3 supplement intake falls short, study finds

Pregnant women's fish and omega-3 supplement intake falls short, study finds

Prenatal exposure to nicotine could increase risk of behavioral disorders in newborns, study finds

Prenatal exposure to nicotine could increase risk of behavioral disorders in newborns, study finds

Eating live microbe-rich foods linked to better heart health

Eating live microbe-rich foods linked to better heart health

Researchers find differences in how people with impulse control disorder process consequences

Researchers find differences in how people with impulse control disorder process consequences

Exploring the epigenetic impact of smoking across racial and ethnic groups

Exploring the epigenetic impact of smoking across racial and ethnic groups

UCL study highlights misconceptions about vaping risks among English smokers

UCL study highlights misconceptions about vaping risks among English smokers

Study reveals low omega-3 intake among pregnant women despite health benefits

Study reveals low omega-3 intake among pregnant women despite health benefits

Cannabis use linked to higher risk of heart attacks and strokes, study warns

Cannabis use linked to higher risk of heart attacks and strokes, study warns

Cannabis users may be at higher risk of heart attack and stroke

Cannabis users may be at higher risk of heart attack and stroke

Vaping increases susceptibility to COVID-19 infection, study finds

Vaping increases susceptibility to COVID-19 infection, study finds

Menthol cigarette ban would likely lead to meaningful reduction in smoking rates

Menthol cigarette ban would likely lead to meaningful reduction in smoking rates

Association between dietary thiamine consumption and cognitive decline

Association between dietary thiamine consumption and cognitive decline

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