Omega-3 fatty acids may help to reduce the physical harm caused by smoking, according to a new study presented at the World Congress of Cardiology.
Cardiology Apr 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Despite popular belief, gum disease hasn't been proven to cause atherosclerotic heart disease or stroke, and treating gum disease hasn't been proven to prevent heart disease or stroke, according to a new scientific statement ...
Cardiology Apr 18, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Long term opium use, even in relatively low doses, is associated with almost double the risk of death from many causes, particularly circulatory diseases, respiratory conditions and cancer, concludes a study published in ...
Addiction Apr 17, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Australia said it was confident of seeing off a court challenge Tuesday by big tobacco firms over plain-packaging for cigarettes, in a test case being watched by governments around the world.
Health Apr 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Previous research has shown that Asian patients with lung cancer are more likely to harbor epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations. Furthermore, Asian patients with lung cancer are more likely to be non-smokers ...
Cancer Apr 15, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Cigarette smoking may be a modifiable risk factor for Barrett's esophagus, according to a study published in the April issue of Gastroenterology.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- A federal appeals court is considering the constitutionality of requiring large graphic photos on cigarette packs to show that smoking can harm or kill smokers.
Health Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(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
Negotiators from 135 nations sealed Wednesday a global deal to stem the illegal tobacco trade that could net governments $50 billion more annually in tax revenues, the World Health Organisation said.
Health Apr 04, 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