News tagged with cigarette smoke
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(HealthDay) -- Menthol cigarettes may pose an even greater risk for stroke than other types of cigarettes, especially for women and non-black smokers, says a new, large study.
Health Apr 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A ban on tobacco displays in large shops and supermarkets came into force in England on Friday, meaning such stores must hide cigarettes from public view.
Health Apr 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Some people quit smoking on the first try while others have to quit repeatedly. Using such mobile technology as hand-held computers and smartphones, a team of researchers from Penn State and the University ...
Addiction Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Although eight states boosted their sales taxes on cigarettes over the past two years, that's a decline in the number of such increases by states compared to 2009, a new report from the U.S. ...
Health Mar 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Cigarette smoke not only can cause cancer, but it's also responsible for the spread of it, according to research by UC Merced biochemistry professor Henry Jay Forman.
Cancer Mar 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Although the rate of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) dropped by more than 50 percent following the start of a U.S. campaign encouraging parents to put babies to sleep on their backs, new ...
Health Mar 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study published by University of Kentucky researchers shows that survivors of multiple cancers report unhealthier behaviors post-diagnosis than control counterparts.
Cancer Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The third most deadly disease in the U.S., chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), appears to be partly driven by the action of immune cells circulating in the blood entering into the tissues of the lungs. UC Davis ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers uncover new evidence of cancer-causing agent present in gaseous phase of cigarette smoke
A team of researchers led by A. K. Rajasekaran, PhD, Director of the Nemours Center for Childhood Cancer Research, has shown that a key protein involved in cell function and regulation is stopped by a substance present in ...
Medical research Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The head of the World Health Organization urged China on Tuesday to bolster controls on tobacco in a country where half of adult males smoke.
Health Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- In the latest salvo in the battle over U.S. government plans to put graphic anti-smoking images on cigarette packs, a federal appeals court has upheld the proposed changes.
Health Mar 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study published in the journal Respirology reveals that children who are exposed to passive smoke have almost double the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in adulthood compared with non-ex ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers from Canterbury Christ Church University have found that smokers are more likely to stop because of anti-social attitudes towards them than from fear of ill-health.
Health Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Twentieth-century tobacco control programs and policies were responsible for preventing more than 795,000 lung cancer deaths in the United States from 1975 through 2000, according to an analysis funded by ...
Cancer Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Smoking is an independent risk factor for psoriasis, with particularly strong associations for heavy smokers and those who have smoked for many years, according to research published in the ...
Inflammatory disorders Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1