News tagged with tobacco smoking
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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
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
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
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 |
Smoking has been linked to prolonged healing time and greater risk for complications in orthopaedic and other surgeries, according to a new study presented today at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic ...
Surgery Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Preventive cardiology is now on the political as well as clinical agenda. In 2011 a UN heads-of-state meeting agreed to reduce mortality from chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by 25% by 2025.
Cardiology Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research from Harvard School of Public Health (HPSH) shows that one year after the federal government passed a law banning word descriptors such as "light," "mild," and "low" on cigarette packages, smokers can still easily ...
Health Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Female doctors' patients do not use health-care services more or die less frequently than patients treated by male doctors, a prospective, observational study by researchers at UC Davis Health System has found.
Health Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Nonsmokers, beware. It seems the more you are exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke—whether it was during your childhood or as an adult, at work or at home—the more likely you are to develop early signs of heart disease, ...
Cardiology Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 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
If the word's nations are going to prevent tobacco smoking from causing one projected billion deaths by the end of this century, they must: Make tobacco control part of the agendas of United Nation's and other development ...
Health Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People who smoke low-cost contraband cigarettes in Canada are less likely to stop smoking in the short term compared with people who smoke more expensive premium or discount cigarettes, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canad ...
Health Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows that alcohol is now the third leading cause of the global burden of disease and injury, despite the fact most adults worldwide abstain from drinking.
Addiction Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1