News tagged with cigarette smoke
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High cigarette prices, smoke-free air laws, marketing restrictions and other measures, all part of Brazil's strong tobacco control policies, are credited for a 50 percent reduction in smoking prevalence between ...
Health Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A person doesn't have to go far to find a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH). These carcinogen precursors are inhaled through automobiles exhaust during the morning commute, are present in a drag of cigarette ...
Cancer Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
It's no secret that obesity is a major problem in America.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Smoking reduces life expectancy by ten years in Japan, but much of the risk can be avoided by giving up smoking, a paper published on bmj.com today shows.
Addiction Oct 26, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
The tobacco industry is now using smarphone apps - a medium that has global reach, including to children - to promote its products, warn researchers in Tobacco Control.
Addiction Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
College education and alcohol consumption may be linked to risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Researchers from Kaiser Permanente Medical Group in Oakland, California, followed 126,019 people who supplied ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Despite the link between cigarette smoking and the development of bladder cancer, the prognosis of people with bladder cancer after undergoing a cystectomy is not affected by cigarette smoking, ...
Cancer Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Babies exposed to cigarette smoke are at increased risk for developing childhood respiratory diseases such as asthma, according to a new study.
Inflammatory disorders Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients who undergo bariatric weight loss surgery may be at increased risk for substance use (drug use, alcohol use and cigarette smoking) following surgery, particularly among patients who undergo laparoscopic Roux-en-Y ...
Surgery Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cigarette smoking is a well-known risk factor for a wide-range of diseases. Now, scientists have evidence that smoking may also increase the risk of age-related cataract, the leading cause of blindness and vision loss in ...
Ophthalmology Oct 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
People who smoke both cigarettes and waterpipes – dual users – lack sufficient knowledge about the risks of tobacco smoking and are at considerable risk for dependence and tobacco-related diseases, such as cancer, heart ...
Health Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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.
Health Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Secondhand smoke is accountable for 42,000 deaths annually to nonsmokers in the United States, including nearly 900 infants, according to a new UCSF study.
Health Sep 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study shows that newborns that have been exposed to nicotine from both active and passive smoking mothers show poor physiological, sensory, motor and attention responses.
Health Sep 14, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
(HealthDay)—Cigarette smoking increases the risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) in a dose-responsive manner, and cessation correlates with a reduction in SAH risk, according to a study published online ...
Neuroscience Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0