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(Medical Xpress) -- The majority of smokers and ex-smokers 85 per cent regret ever starting the potentially deadly habit in the first place, show new data from Cancer Research UK published today.
Addiction Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Vitamin D deficiency is associated with worse lung function and more rapid decline in lung function over time in smokers, suggesting that vitamin D may have a protective effect against the effects of smoking on lung function, ...
Health Jul 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Giving up smoking is associated with an average weight gain of 4-5 kg after 12 months, most of which occurs within the first three months of quitting, finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Overweight and Obesity Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) New York City cannot try to scare smokers by requiring grotesque images of diseased lungs and decaying teeth at stores that sell cigarettes because the federal government gets to decide how to ...
Health Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A study by the University of Otago, Wellington has found that smoking on city street footpaths increases the amount of dangerous fine particulates in city air.
Health Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Babies who spend time around pet dogs have fewer ear infections and respiratory ailments than those whose homes are animal-free, said a study released on Monday.
Pediatrics Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Aneurysm screening for men aged over 65 is cost effective and rescreening those at highest risk, at least once, should be considered, suggests a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Cardiology Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Smokers can begin loosening the tight grip of nicotine addiction by smoking low-nicotine cigarettes, without lighting up any more than they usually do, according to recent research.
Health Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Smokers are more likely to develop prostate cancer but only half as likely to get themselves tested for the condition, a study has shown.
Health Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A diet rich in vegetables could help stave off the development of the serious condition acute pancreatitis, suggests a large study published online in the journal Gut.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers develop novel anti-body vaccine that blocks addictive nicotine chemicals from reaching the brain
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have developed and successfully tested in mice an innovative vaccine to treat nicotine addiction.
Medical research Jun 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 7 |
A lung screening and surveillance task force, established by the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) and led by medical professionals from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), is strongly recommending new guidelines ...
Surgery Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cigarette smoking among drug dependent pregnant women is alarmingly high, estimated at 77 to 99%. Programs that treat pregnant patients for substance use disorders often fail to address cigarette smoking despite the clear ...
Addiction Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Vietnam has passed a law banning smoking in public places and all tobacco advertising, an official said Tuesday.
Health Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Although numerous studies have shown a strong link between drinking and smoking behaviors, few telephone smoking-cessation "quitlines" routinely screen and counsel callers about their alcohol use. A first-of-its-kind study ...
Addiction Jun 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0