News tagged with smokers
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Addiction researchers have known for many years that smokers are less likely than non-smokers to look to the future in planning their lives. New research has now shown that among smokers, those who have more of a future orientation ...
Addiction Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
There has been an increase in the number of non-smokers being diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer, according to new findings.
Cancer Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research has shown that despite electronic cigarettes being marketed as a potentially safer alternative to normal cigarettes, they are still causing harm to the lungs.
Health Sep 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The use of "smoky coal" for household cooking and heating is associated with a substantial increase in the lifetime risk of developing lung cancer, finds a study from China published in the British Medical Journal today. ...
Cancer Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Water-pipe smoking is as bad as deeply inhaling cigarette smoke when it comes to causing respiratory problems, according to a study published on Thursday.
Addiction Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who resume smoking after a stroke increase their risk of death by three-fold, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2012 by Professor Furio Colivicchi from San Filippo Neri Hospital. The researchers also ...
Cardiology Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Marketers are using neuroscience to create advertising which speaks directly to your brain.
Neuroscience Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
After the smoking ban was introduced in Bremen, Germany, the rate of ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) diminished by 26% in non-smokers but remained almost constant in active smokers, according to ...
Health Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—An appeals court on Friday upheld a decision barring the U.S. government from requiring tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can disfigure and even kill.
Addiction Aug 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- One in every 20 hospital beds is occupied by someone with a smoking-related illness, according to new NHS figures.
Addiction Aug 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Smokers who try to quit have a better chance of succeeding when they use FDA-approved stop-smoking medications rather than going it alone, according to a new study by researchers at Roswell Park Cancer ...
Addiction Aug 15, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
A population-based case-control study of the rare but devastating neurological disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has shown that the risk of such disease is increased among smokers, as has been shown previously. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Gum disease is not only four times as common among patients with the autoimmune disease rheumatoid arthritis as it is among their healthy peers, but it also tends to be more severe, indicates a small study published online ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- About 47 percent of American adults have at least one risk factor for heart disease, according to a new report released Friday.
Health Aug 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- For patients with advanced lung adenocarcinomas, KRAS mutations predict shorter survival, according to a study published online July 18 in Cancer.
Cancer Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0