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A new study conducted by Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researchers shows that a majority of medical students in Yemen believe that chewing the plant khat is harmful to one's health but they would not advise ...
Addiction Mar 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A federal judge on Wednesday blocked implementation of an FDA mandate that would have forced tobacco companies to place graphic anti-smoking images on packages of cigarettes.
Health Mar 01, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 1
A new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation reveals that cigarette smoke exposure, in a cause-effect manner, results in graft rejection that would have been prevented by certain drug treatments.
Surgery Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Cigarette smoke has long been considered the main risk factor for heart disease. But new research from Brown University in Providence, R.I., shows that nicotine itself, a component of cigarette smoke, can contribute to the ...
Cardiology Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Young girls who are exposed to cigarette smoke could experience reduced fertility later in life, a three-year study has found.
Health Feb 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Children who go through puberty earlier than their peers are more likely to have poor social skills and to smoke cigarettes during their high school years, a new study in Journal of Adolescent Health confir ...
Health Feb 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Higher blood levels of cadmium in females, and higher blood levels of lead in males, delayed pregnancy in couples trying to become pregnant, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other ...
Health Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
If the proven long-term benefits of smoking cessation are not enough to motivate young adults to stop smoking, a new study shows that 18- to 24-year olds who stop smoking for at least two weeks report substantially ...
Addiction Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
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
From the cherry red tip of a lighted cigarette through the respiratory tract to vital lung cells, the havoc created by tobacco smoke seems almost criminal, activating genes and portions of the immune system to create inflammation ...
Medical research Jan 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Two major German employers' lobby groups called on Friday for workers to be banned from smoking cigarettes during work hours, saying it harmed productivity and cost firms money.
Health Jan 13, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Smoking marijuana on an occasional basis does not appear to significantly damage the lungs, according to a new study.
Health Jan 12, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (4) | 0
Young people who smoke each day light up more cigarettes if they see other young smokers. Anti-smoking campaigns wrongly ignore this implicit effect, says Dutch researcher Zeena Harakeh.
Health Jan 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
(Medical Xpress) -- E-cigarettes, or electronic cigarettes, are promoted as a safer alternative to smoking. However, a new study published in the journal Chest, shows that these e-cigarettes cause immediate change ...
Health Jan 06, 2012 | 3.2 / 5 (10) | 18 |
Researchers are being urged to differentiate between two types of bladder cancer when they carry out studies, after a detailed trends analysis revealed significant differences between the main subtypes of the disease.
Cancer Jan 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0