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Extending the smoking ban outside bars could help curb "social smoking" because this goes hand in hand with drinking, suggests a small qualitative study published online in Tobacco Control.
Health Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Smoking bans in public/workplaces don't drive smokers to light up more at home, suggests a study of four European countries with smoke free legislation, published online in Tobacco Control.
Health Feb 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
A new study published in the journal Respirology reveals that a high level of soft drink consumption is associated with asthma and/or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Addiction Feb 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Smokers not only have more problems with their teeth than non-smokers, they also go to the dentist less often.
Health Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Texting while driving, speeding and back-seat hanky-panky aren't all that parents need to worry about when their kids are in cars: Add secondhand smoke to the list.
Health Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 7
While the rapid improvement in socio-economic conditions is thought responsible for the high rates of cardiovascular disease in the Gulf states, deep-rooted cultural factors also play a part.
Cardiology Jan 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Smoking is a major public health issue and quitting is the single most important thing smokers can do to improve their health. In the 2012 edition of the prestigious Annual Review ...
Health Jan 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It is commonly known that, much like Pavlov's dogs salivating in response to hearing the bell they associate with dinner time, smokers feel cravings and have physiological reactions to pictures they associate with smoking. ...
Neuroscience Jan 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have begun to identify mutations and cellular pathway changes that lead to lung cancer in never-smokers -- a first step in developing potential therapeutic ...
Cancer Jan 09, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Cold turkey is the preferred method for giving up smoking according to public health researchers at the University of Sydney. With more than two-thirds of smokers giving up permanently this way, the research ...
Health Jan 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Levels of second-hand smoke exposure among non-smoking adults fell by almost 30 per cent after smoke free legislation was introduced in England in 2007, researchers in the Department for ...
Health Dec 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
A simple device that filters out airborne asthma triggers during sleep can ease persistent symptoms of the condition during the day and improve quality of life, suggests research published online in Thorax.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Britain should introduce a ban on all smoking in cars to protect people from second-hand smoke, a leading doctors' union said Wednesday.
Health Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Second hand smoke exposure among nonsmokers has declined over time as clean indoor air laws have been adopted. However, there has been concern that such laws might encourage smokers to smoke more in their homes or other private ...
Health Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Among men who were current or former heavy smokers, undergoing lung cancer screening with computed tomography (CT) scanning identified a substantial proportion who had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), suggesting ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0