Discontinuing nicotine intake usually results in weight gain partially due to heightened energy intake from between-meal snacks. This experiment tested the hypothesis that the reinforcing value of palatable carbohydrate-rich snacks increases for female smokers during nicotine deprivation. Eighteen smokers and 18 nonsmokers completed a concurrent-schedules… (More)
A case of lipoma of the right eighth cranial nerve in the cerebellopontine angle (CPA) is presented. The patient had a clinical, diagnostic, surgical, and postoperative course similar to that of patients with other small CPA tumors. The literature on this rare CPA tumor is reviewed and discussed.