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A common biological basis of obesity and nicotine addiction.

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Smoking influences body weight such that smokers weigh less than non-smokers and smoking cessation often leads to weight increase. The relationship between body weight and smoking is partly explained by the effect of nicotine on appetite and metabolism. However, the brain reward system is involved in the control of the intake of both food and tobacco. We evaluated the effect of single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) affecting body mass index (BMI) on smoking behavior, and tested the 32 SNPs i...

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10.1038/tp.2013.81

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Journal:
Translational psychiatry More from this journal
Volume:
3
Issue:
10
Pages:
e308
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
2158-3188
ISSN:
2158-3188
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English
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431330
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2014-02-07

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