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Cigarette smoking contributes to significantly higher hospital costs for smokers undergoing elective general surgery, according to a study published in the June 2012 issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. When r ...
Surgery May 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Japanese-American men who did not eat foods rich in vitamin D had a higher risk of stroke later in life, according to results of a 34-year study reported in Stroke, an American Heart Association journal.
Cardiology 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) -- 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
(HealthDay) -- In a finding that seems counterintuitive, a new study revealed that people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) were more likely to die after receiving comprehensive education and ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women who smoke and carry specific variations in the genes that impact their metabolism are at higher risk of developing hot flashes in comparison with smokers who do not carry these gene variants, according to a recent study ...
Addiction May 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Health warnings on cigarette packs can help ex-smokers stave off the urge to start smoking again, indicates research published online in Tobacco Control.
Addiction Apr 25, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
The global prevalence of cigarette smoking among adults is set to fall by just 1.7 percentage points by 2030 if governments do not do more to intervene, finds research published online in Tobacco Control.
Health Apr 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The successful implementation of smokefree legislation in Hong Kong has led to an overall decrease in the total number of smokers but the remaining smokers who are finding it difficult to quit are going on to become "hardcore" ...
Addiction Apr 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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
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