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Presentation of SmokeFreeBrain-project to oncologists at the Taipei Municipal Wanfang Hospital, Taiwan

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Salumedia Tecnologías travelled to Taiwan in December 2017 to present SmokeFreeBrain project at a local hospital in Taipei together with Dr. Shabbir Syed-Abdul from Taipei Medical University (TMU). They met five oncologists at the Taipei Municipal Wanfang Hospital and presented SFB project, research objectives and 3M4Chan smoking cessation intervention that is recruiting patients in Taiwan…

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How exercise can markedly reduce the severity of nicotine withdrawal symptoms

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New study from SmokeFreeBrain consortium reveals how exercise can markedly reduce the severity of nicotine withdrawal symptoms Keyworth, H., Georgiou, P., Zanos, P., Rueda, A. V., Chen, Y., Kitchen, I., Camarini, R., Cropley, M., and Bailey, A. (2017) Wheel running during chronic nicotine exposure is protective against mecamylamine-precipitated withdrawal and up-regulates hippocampal α7 nACh receptors…

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Presentation of SmokeFreeBrain in the Division of Clinical Informatics of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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SmokeFreeBrain was presented to the Division of Clinical Informatics of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (USA) on December 15th, 2017. Santiago Hors-Fraile from the University of Seville explained the SoLoMo and 3M4Chan pilots, and their health recommender systems being used to help people quit smoking. The audience – including Professor Charles Safran, chief of…

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Semana de la Ciencia – Jornadas de puertas abiertas (Science Week – Open day)

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Science Week is the annual scientific event with the largest outreach in Europe. From November 7th to 20th 2017, many research and knowledge organizations organize a wide range of scientific activities and performances for all tastes and ages. Members of the Technological Innovation Group (SAS partner) showcased the SmokeFreeBrain project and the “Libre de Humos”…

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The Pre-Conference Seminar in Taiwan, on Global Tobacco Control Policy Research and Development

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Health promotion administration, Taiwan conducted a seminar on Global Tobacco Control Policy Research and Development at National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, on September 3rd, 2017. The prime focus of this seminar was the international status of the harm of smoking. Speakers from renowned institutes in Canada, Korea and Taiwan expressed the situation and efforts…

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