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Study IDs key protein for cell death, offers way to kill cancer cells by forcing them into programmed-death pathway
When cells suffer too much DNA damage, they are usually forced to undergo programmed cell death, or apoptosis. However, cancer cells often ignore these signals, flourishing even after chemotherapy drugs have ...
Genetics May 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (9) | 0 |
Substituting smokeless tobacco products can save smokers' lives, and there is a scientific foundation that proves it.
Health Feb 19, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 0
Global tobacco giant Philip Morris said Monday it was suing the Australian government over a new law requiring all cigarettes to be sold in plain packages.
Health Nov 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Claims that replacing alluring designs on cigarette packs with a plain standardised look will increase illegal tobacco production are baseless - according to a new report published today (Friday) by an international expert. ...
Addiction Nov 23, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1
The Australian government on Friday hit out at British American Tobacco for using images of kangaroos to sell its cigarettes in Europe, telling the company to "get your hands off our icons".
Health Jan 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 4
The World Health Organization on Wednesday welcomed the decision by Australia's High Court to dismiss a legal challenge against plain cigarette packaging and hoped it would have a "domino effect" in other countries. ...
Health Aug 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A shady Maltese lobbyist, Sweden's substitute for snuff, robberies against anti-smoking groups: the resignation of the EU's top health official in a tobacco-linked "whodunnit" is shaking up Brussels.
Health Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The tobacco industry is now using smarphone apps - a medium that has global reach, including to children - to promote its products, warn researchers in Tobacco Control.
Addiction Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay News) —The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a tobacco industry challenge to a controversial 2009 federal law that mandates graphic warning labels on cigarettes. The high court refused to ...
Health Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3
Australia's world-first plan for plain cigarette packaging inched closer Thursday when the legislation passed through the upper house of parliament.
Health Nov 10, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(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
(HealthDay)—Nearly half of Americans would support a government-mandated reduction of nicotine levels in cigarettes, according to a new study.
Health Jan 22, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 3
Will graphic cigarette package warning labels significantly reduce demand? A new study suggests it will.
Health Aug 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The World Health Organization's chief on Monday urged governments to unite against "big tobacco", as she accused the industry of dirty tricks, bullying and immorality in its quest to keep people smoking.
Health Oct 10, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP) -- In the smoker-heavy state of Kentucky, a cancer center is suggesting something that most health experts won't and the tobacco industry can't: If you really want to quit, switch to smoke-free tobacco.
Health Oct 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2