News tagged with smoking
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(HealthDay)—Smoking is tied to significantly shorter disease-free survival (DFS) and time to recurrence (TTR) in patients undergoing treatment for stage III colon cancer, according to a study published ...
Cancer Apr 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
Measuring enzyme levels in cancer patients may reveal healthy cells' ability to survive chemotherapy
New research from MIT may allow scientists to develop a test that can predict the severity of side effects of some common chemotherapy agents in individual patients, allowing doctors to tailor treatments ...
Genetics Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Up to 2009 there is no statistically significant evidence of any reduction in smoking amongst men – and very little evidence of a reduction in smoking amongst women – resulting from the introduction of EU minimum tax ...
Health Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Italy on Tuesday announced plans to raise the legal limit for buying electronic cigarettes to 18 years from a previous 16, citing the high dose of nicotine inhaled when using the smokeless product.
Health Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In vivo ventilation/perfusion (V/Q) imaging can detect early changes to the lung caused by cigarette smoke exposure and provides a noninvasive method for studying lung dysfunction in preclinical models, according to research ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The sooner a person smokes a cigarette upon waking in the morning, the more likely he or she is to acquire lung or oral cancer, according to Penn State researchers.
Cancer Mar 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Physicians who care for lung cancer patients recognize the importance of tobacco cessation, but often do not provide cessation assistance to their patients according to a recent study published in the Journal of Thoracic On ...
Cancer Mar 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Although smoking prevalence has declined in the United Kingdom over recent decades, it has changed little among people with mental health disorders, remaining substantially higher than the national average. Yet a study published ...
Addiction Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Varenicline reduces depressive mood, craving and reward value of cigarettes when smokers attempt to quit, study reports
Smokers have a higher probability of quitting smoking and a better overall cessation experience when taking varenicline compared to bupropion and to placebo – unmedicated assisted smoking cessation –according to a study ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The first skin patch approved to treat migraines offers patients an alternative to pills, nasal sprays and injections, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Adults in India are substantially more likely to abstain from smoking at home if they are prohibited from smoking at work, a new study has found.
Health Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Around 207,000 children aged 11-15 start smoking in the UK every year according to new research published today (Friday).
Health Mar 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
In a new study presented today at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), researchers reviewed existing literature on smoking and the healing of fractures involving long bones (bones ...
Surgery Mar 22, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
New research conducted in 10 European cities has estimated that 14% of chronic childhood asthma is due to exposure to traffic pollution near busy roads.
Inflammatory disorders Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Dartmouth researchers have taken an important step in the ongoing battle against secondhand tobacco smoke. They have pioneered the development of a breakthrough device that can immediately detect the presence ...
Health Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |