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Hygiene: Mouth and Throat Cancer through Poor Oral Health

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Photo: Tooth brushing [15/04/2014] Poor oral health and failure to have regular dental checks could increase the risk of mouth and throat cancer, according to a pan-European study.Hygiene: Mouth and Throat Cancer through Poor Oral Health - Read more

Smoking: Smokers' Brains Biased Against Negative Images

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Photo: Smoking [11/03/2014] What if the use of a product influenced your perception of it, making you even more susceptible to its positive aspects and altering your understanding of its drawbacks? This is precisely what happens with cigarettes in chronic smokers, according to a recent study by the Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal and Université de Montréal.Smoking: Smokers' Brains Biased Against Negative Images - Read more

Asthma: Passive Smoking Impairs Treatment Response

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Photo: Child and mother [21/02/2014] Children exposed to cigarette smoke at home have lower levels of an enzyme that helps them respond to asthma treatment, a study has found.Asthma: Passive Smoking Impairs Treatment Response - Read more

Smoking: Total Bans Work Best

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Photo: Smoking ban [06/01/2014] Completely banning tobacco use inside the home – or more broadly in the whole city – measurably boosts the odds of smokers either cutting back or quitting entirely, report University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers.Smoking: Total Bans Work Best - Read more

Smoking: Effect of Graphic Warnings on Cigarette Packages

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Photo: Cigarettes [27/11/2013] The U.S. would have several million fewer smokers if graphic warning labels similar to those introduced in Canada nearly a decade ago were required on cigarette packs, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Waterloo.Smoking: Effect of Graphic Warnings on Cigarette Packages - Read more

Cataract: People After Surgery Live Longer

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Photo: Patient [06/09/2013] People with cataract-related vision loss who have had cataract surgery to improve their sight are living longer than those with visual impairment who chose not to have the procedure, according to an Australian cohort study.Cataract: People After Surgery Live Longer - Read more

Smoking: Short-term Cessation Reverses Endothelial Damage

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Photo: Cigarettes [03/09/2013] Eight weeks of smoking cessation reverses the endothelial damage caused by smoking, according to a research of Dr. Yasuaki Dohi from Japan.Smoking: Short-term Cessation Reverses Endothelial Damage - Read more

Smoking: Teenagers Influenced by Friends and Parents

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Photo: Cigarette [16/04/2013] The company you keep in junior high school may have more influence on your smoking behavior than your high school friends, according to newly published research from the University of Southern California (USC).Smoking: Teenagers Influenced by Friends and Parents - Read more

Lung Cancer: Three Risk Factors Combined

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Photo: Asbestos warning [15/04/2013] The chances of developing lung cancer associated with asbestos exposure, asbestosis and smoking are dramatically increased when these three risk factors are combined.Lung Cancer: Three Risk Factors Combined - Read more

Lung Cancer: Doctors Do Not Assist Tobacco Cessation

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Photo: Tabacco Cessation [02/04/2013] Physicians who care for lung cancer patients recognize the importance of tobacco cessation, but often do not provide cessation assistance to their patients according to a recent study.Lung Cancer: Doctors Do Not Assist Tobacco Cessation - Read more

Substance Dependence: Negative Messages Less Effective

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Photo: Skull with cigarette [27/11/2012] What types of public messages will most likely deter drug and alcohol abuse or risky behavior? Negatively framed messages may not be an effective way to reach those most in need of persuasion, suggests a new study by researchers from Indiana University and Wayne State University. Substance Dependence: Negative Messages Less Effective - Read more

Obesity: Epidemic Threatens Health of All Social Groups

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Photo: Obese woman [16/11/2012] A new thesis shows that obesity is increasing across all social groups and that we need to look at factors other than socioeconomic status to understand and solve one of the major public health concerns of the Western world.Obesity: Epidemic Threatens Health of All Social Groups - Read more

Smoking Bans: Fewer Hospitalizations and Deaths

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Photo: Smoking publicly [09/11/2012] Laws that end smoking at work and other public places result in significantly fewer hospitalizations for heart attacks, strokes, asthma and other respiratory conditions, a new analysis from the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) has found.Smoking Bans: Fewer Hospitalizations and Deaths - Read more

Diagnosis: New Way of Imaging Lungs

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[10/10/2012] A new approach to lung scanning could improve the diagnosis and treatment of a lung disease that affects approximately 24 million Americans and is the country's third-highest cause of death.Diagnosis: New Way of Imaging Lungs - Read more

Public Health: Superheroes Needed to Tackle Timebomb

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[10/10/2012] The research, an international collaboration from the Universities of Leeds, Alberta and Wisconsin, calls for government and policy makers to recognise the role that public health leaders can play in addressing these significant health challenges.Public Health: Superheroes Needed to Tackle Timebomb - Read more

USA: Pacific Islanders Have High Obesity and Smoking Rates

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[25/09/2012] In the first study to detail the health of Pacific Islanders living in the United States, University of Michigan researchers have found alarmingly high rates of obesity and smoking.USA: Pacific Islanders Have High Obesity and Smoking Rates - Read more

Warning: E-cigarettes Can Damage the Lungs

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[04/09/2012] New research has shown that despite electronic cigarettes being marketed as a potentially safer alternative to normal cigarettes, they are still causing harm to the lungs. A new study has added new evidence to the debate over the safety of alternative nicotine-delivery products.Warning: E-cigarettes Can Damage the Lungs - Read more

Children: Secondhand Smoke Impairs Vital Cough Reflex

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[21/08/2012] New research from the Monell Center reveals that exposure to secondhand smoke decreases sensitivity to cough-eliciting respiratory irritants in otherwise healthy children and adolescents.Children: Secondhand Smoke Impairs Vital Cough Reflex - Read more

Uruguay: Tobacco Control Strategy is Delivering Results

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[03/08/2012] The International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project) launched a new report on the effectiveness of tobacco control policies in Uruguay.Uruguay: Tobacco Control Strategy is Delivering Results - Read more

COPD: Marker for Early Detection of Lung Damage

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[10/04/2012] Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a widespread disease. Around ninety per cent of cases are the result of smoking. Now a research team from the University Department of Surgery at MedUni Vienna has discovered a protein marker in the blood that can already indicate lung damage during the early stages of COPD, before a decrease in lung volume is detected by a pulmonary function test.COPD: Marker for Early Detection of Lung Damage - Read more

Health Care: Tell Me How You Are – and I Know How Long You Will Live

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[10/02/2012] The way people rate their health determines their probability of survival in the following decades. Researchers from the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine at the University of Zurich demonstrate that for ratings ranging from “excellent”, “good”, “fair” and “poor” to “very poor”, the risk of mortality increases steadily.Health Care: Tell Me How You Are – and I Know How Long You Will Live - Read more

Smokers: Statins May Increase Risk of Interstitial Lung Abnormalities

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[06/01/2012] Use of statins may influence susceptibility to or the progression of interstitial lung disease (ILD) in smokers, according to a new study of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.Smokers: Statins May Increase Risk of Interstitial Lung Abnormalities - Read more

The Fight Against Cancer: “In 30 countries of the world there is no equipment at all for treatment“

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[01/08/2011] Whether it’s India, Japan or France – Cancer doesn’t care about country borders. According to the World Health Organization, until 2030 the annual death toll will be 17 million. This means the number would more than double. Increasing tobacco consumption in developing nations plays a primary role in this case.The Fight Against Cancer: “In 30 countries of the world there is no equipment at all for treatment“ - Read more

Hearing Loss: Another Danger of Secondhand Smoke

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[19/07/2011] NYU School of Medicine researchers report in a new study that exposure to tobacco smoke nearly doubles the risk of hearing loss among adolescents. Hearing Loss: Another Danger of Secondhand Smoke - Read more

Nicotine: Appetite Suppression Site Identified in Brain

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[14/06/2011] It is widely known that smoking inhibits appetite, but what is not known, is what triggers this process in the brain. Now researchers have identified the nicotine receptors that influence the anorexigenic signaling pathway, or appetite suppression pathway.Nicotine: Appetite Suppression Site Identified in Brain - Read more

Lung Cells: Carbon Black Nanoparticles Can Cause Cell Death

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[19/05/2011] Researchers have found that inhaled carbon black nanoparticles create a double source of inflammation in the lungs.Lung Cells: Carbon Black Nanoparticles Can Cause Cell Death - Read more

Depression: Researchers Identify DNA Region

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[18/05/2011] Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and King’s College London have independently identified DNA on chromosome 3 that appears to be related to depression.Depression: Researchers Identify DNA Region - Read more

Blood Test: Detecting Early Emphysema in Smokers

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[11/03/2011] During a regular annual physical exam, blood is usually drawn to check the health of a person's heart, kidneys and liver. Now, say a blood test that detects the early development of emphysema -- well before symptoms occur -- may someday also be offered.Blood Test: Detecting Early Emphysema in Smokers - Read more

Spontaneous Smoking Cessation: Early Symptom of Lung Cancer?

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[01/03/2011] Many longtime smokers quit spontaneously with little effort shortly before their lung cancer is diagnosed, leading some researchers to speculate that sudden cessation may be a symptom of lung cancer.Spontaneous Smoking Cessation: Early Symptom of Lung Cancer? - Read more

Cigarette: Smoke Causes Changes In the Lungs

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[20/08/2010] Casual smokers may think that smoking a few cigarettes a week is "no big deal." But according to new research from physician-scientists at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, having an infrequent smoke, or being exposed to secondhand smoke, may be doing more harm than people may think. Cigarette: Smoke Causes Changes In the Lungs - Read more

Healing chances: Smoking Could Protect Against Parkinson

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[19/05/2010] Smoking causes cancer, but it could protect against Parkinson’s disease. This has been demonstrated by various epidemiological studies. According to which there exists an inverse relationship between smoking and the probability of developing Parkinson’s disease.Healing chances: Smoking Could Protect Against Parkinson - Read more

Tobacco Industry: Misleading Candy-Like Nicotine Products

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[23/04/2010] A tobacco company's new, dissolvable nicotine pellet - which is being sold as a tobacco product, but which in some cases resembles popular candies - could lead to accidental nicotine poisoning in children, according to a new study.Tobacco Industry: Misleading Candy-Like Nicotine Products - Read more

Asthma: Quitting Smoking Can Reverse Symptoms

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[10/12/2009] Asthmatic smokers may be able to reverse some of the damage to their lungs just by putting down their cigarettes, according to new research. Asthma: Quitting Smoking Can Reverse Symptoms - Read more

Neurology: Link between Smoking and Brain Damage Discovered

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[07/07/2009] Researchers, led by Debapriya Ghosh and Dr Anirban Basu from the Indian National Brain Research Center (NBRC), have found that a compound in tobacco provokes white blood cells in the central nervous system to attack healthy cells, leading to severe neurological damage. Neurology: Link between Smoking and Brain Damage Discovered - Read more

Analysis: Breast Cancer through Smoking not Worse

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[01/02/2008] 35 years of data showed that smoking is linked to a variety of cancers but it does neither lead to more aggressive breast tumours nor to advanced breast cancers.Analysis: Breast Cancer through Smoking not Worse - Read more

Lung: New Study Finds that COPD on the Rise

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[01/02/2008] Doctors and federations warn to underestimate the chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD). A new report verifies these concerns: more people as assumed until now are affected.Lung: New Study Finds that COPD on the Rise - Read more

Results Smoking Ban: „It Will Take Three to Five Years“

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[01/02/2008] The non-smoker protection in Germany is not regulated uniformly by law: In Bavaria for example it is forbidden to smoke in public since the first of January 2008, while people in Northrhine-Westfalia are allowed to smoke in public until July.Results Smoking Ban: „It Will Take Three to Five Years“ - Read more

Lung Cancer: Smoking Turns On Some Genes Permanently

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[07/09/2007] Some changes in genes which occur when smoking are irreversible according to new findings. This could explain why former smokers are still more susceptible to lung cancer.Lung Cancer: Smoking Turns On Some Genes Permanently - Read more

 
 

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