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(AP)—A Norwegian court has upheld a ban on the display of tobacco products in stores, handing a defeat Friday to the Philip Morris company.
Health Sep 14, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Preclinical data suggests inactivation of a specific sub-class of nicotinic receptors may be an effective strategy to help smokers quit without feeling anxious, according to Virginia Commonwealth University ...
Medical research Nov 08, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Studies find that toxicity caused by second-hand smoke remains long after a smoker leaves the premises
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers are finding that, long after a smoker leaves the premises, the toxicity caused by second-hand smoke remains and transforms into something even more deadly.
Health Mar 07, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—For decades, no one worried much about the air quality inside people's homes unless there was secondhand smoke or radon present. Then scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence ...
Health Apr 11, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Be warned, popularity may cause lung cancer, heart disease, and emphysema.
Addiction Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Have you ever wondered why some people find it so much easier to stop smoking than others? New research shows that vulnerability to smoking addiction is shaped by our genes.
Genetics Sep 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Lung cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide and is associated with very low survival rates. Two new genome-sequencing studies have uncovered novel genes involved in the deadly disease, as well as striking ...
Cancer Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Smoking-induced insulin resistance, which improves with smoking cessation, may be due to activation of mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR), according to a study published online Sept. 10 in ...
Diabetes Sep 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Secondhand smoke is accountable for 42,000 deaths annually to nonsmokers in the United States, including nearly 900 infants, according to a new UCSF study.
Health Sep 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Babies exposed to cigarette smoke are at increased risk for developing childhood respiratory diseases such as asthma, according to a new study.
Inflammatory disorders Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Heavy concentrations of secondhand smoke, such as those found in smoke-filled bars and cars, can lead to airway restriction for bystanders within minutes of exposure. The study, presented at CHEST 2012, the annual meeting ...
Health Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Bans on smoking in public areas and workplaces have significantly reduced hospitalizations for heart attacks, strokes and asthma around the world, a new study finds.
Addiction Oct 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Public health researchers examining data from an Indiana Adult Tobacco Survey found nearly 75 percent of Hoosiers support a statewide or community indoor workplace smoking ban.
Addiction Oct 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The dangers of smoking on smokers and their children are widely known but new research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Medicine demonstrates that nicotine exposure also causes asthma in the smoker's grandc ...
Health Oct 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Scientists from the University of Sheffield have unlocked one of the secrets to DNA repair—helping doctors identify DNA base damage and a patient's susceptibility to certain types of cancer.
Cancer Oct 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0