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An analysis of available medical literature suggests smoking was linked to increased mortality in older patients and that smoking cessation was associated with reduced mortality at an older age, according to a report published ...
Health Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- If you're trying to quit smoking, eating more fruits and vegetables may help you quit and stay tobacco-free for longer, according to a new study published online by University at Buffalo public health ...
Health Jun 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
StopAdvisor is a new web-based smoking cessation program, which takes smokers from preparation for the target quit date to the quit date itself. It achieves this by offering expert advice through a combination of interactive ...
Health Jun 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The same gene variations that make it difficult to stop smoking also increase the likelihood that heavy smokers will respond to nicotine-replacement therapy and drugs that thwart cravings, a new study shows.
Genetics May 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Australia said Friday it would "vigorously defend" itself against complaints about its plan for plain cigarette packaging made by Honduras and Ukraine to the World Trade Organisation.
Health May 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- There are smoke-free bars, smoke-free parks, even smoke-free college campuses. But a smoke-free country?
Health May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
After decades of indifference, big businesses and the government are turning up the heat on smokers in South Korea, a nation with one of the developed world's highest male smoking rates.
Addiction May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The incidence of rosacea in the United Kingdom is 1.65 per 1,000 person-years, with alcohol consumption linked to a modest increase in risk and current smoking linked to an decreased risk, according to a study ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New lung cancer screening guidelines from three medical groups recommend annual scans but only for an older group of current or former heavy smokers.
Cancer May 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
For more than three decades, researchers have warned of the potential health risks associated with exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), especially among children whose parents smoke. Now a new study conducted by ...
Health May 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Health care professionals do a better job helping people quit smoking when they are trained in smoking cessation techniques, a new Cochrane Library review finds.
Health May 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Smoking rates among American teens and young adults fell between 2004 and 2010, but too many of them still light up, a new federal government report reveals.
Health May 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in Public Health Nutrition links frequent cooking to a longer life.
Health May 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- For nonsmokers, exposure to low levels of secondhand smoke for just 30 minutes can cause significant damage to the lining of their blood vessels, the results of a new study indicate.
Cardiology May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
The smoking cessation drug varenicline significantly reduced alcohol consumption in a group of heavy-drinking smokers, in a study carried out by researchers at the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center at the University ...
Medications May 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |