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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.
Nicotine patches and e-cigarettes in pregnancy: A deep dive into risks and outcomes

Nicotine patches and e-cigarettes in pregnancy: A deep dive into risks and outcomes

Nicotine replacement products offer safe quit option for pregnant smokers

Nicotine replacement products offer safe quit option for pregnant smokers

Nicotine's surprising effect on gut microbiota and metabolism uncovered

Nicotine's surprising effect on gut microbiota and metabolism uncovered

A biological signature of desire helps explain the selective nature of pair bonds

A biological signature of desire helps explain the selective nature of pair bonds

Is there a neurobiological association between childhood trauma, alexithymia, and long-term nicotine smoking?

Is there a neurobiological association between childhood trauma, alexithymia, and long-term nicotine smoking?

Nicotine beliefs elicit dose-response reactions in human brains

Nicotine beliefs elicit dose-response reactions in human brains

Do e-health interventions for smoking cessation management work?

Do e-health interventions for smoking cessation management work?

E-cigarettes more effective for smoking cessation than conventional nicotine-replacement therapy

E-cigarettes more effective for smoking cessation than conventional nicotine-replacement therapy

Nicotine in certain types of e-cigarettes may be more harmful than others, study shows

Nicotine in certain types of e-cigarettes may be more harmful than others, study shows

Mount Sinai study provides a mechanistic explanation for variations in individual responses to drugs

Mount Sinai study provides a mechanistic explanation for variations in individual responses to drugs

New research highlights potential of cytisine for global smoking cessation efforts

New research highlights potential of cytisine for global smoking cessation efforts

Awareness of e-cigarette marketing tactics predicts anti-vaping attitudes in diverse young adults

Awareness of e-cigarette marketing tactics predicts anti-vaping attitudes in diverse young adults

Diabetes drug may help women avoid weight gain after quitting smoking

Diabetes drug may help women avoid weight gain after quitting smoking

Urgent need for action as vaping spreads through social media

Urgent need for action as vaping spreads through social media

Study uncovers shift from cigarettes to vapes among pregnant teens with mixed impact on newborns' health

Study uncovers shift from cigarettes to vapes among pregnant teens with mixed impact on newborns' health

Adolescent illicit drug use stays below pre-pandemic levels in 2023, survey finds

Adolescent illicit drug use stays below pre-pandemic levels in 2023, survey finds

Is maternal cannabis exposure associated with increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes related to placental function?

Is maternal cannabis exposure associated with increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes related to placental function?

Study finds cannabis exposure during pregnancy associated with increased risk of unhealthy outcomes

Study finds cannabis exposure during pregnancy associated with increased risk of unhealthy outcomes

Study finds tree nuts as snack alternative boost metabolic health in young adults

Study finds tree nuts as snack alternative boost metabolic health in young adults

Heart Foundation congratulates the Australian Government for passing of new tobacco control legislation

Heart Foundation congratulates the Australian Government for passing of new tobacco control legislation

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