News tagged with tobacco smoking
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Women who smoke and carry specific variations in the genes that impact their metabolism are at higher risk of developing hot flashes in comparison with smokers who do not carry these gene variants, according to a recent study ...
Addiction May 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Despite longstanding recommendations for children with asthma to avoid tobacco smoke, many youths are still exposed to secondhand smoke and their health suffers because of it, according to a study to be presented Tuesday, ...
Health May 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Noisy neighbors and broken-down elevators are common downsides of apartment living. You also can add unwanted tobacco smoke to the list of hazards, according to research presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) ...
Pediatrics Apr 29, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Health warnings on cigarette packs can help ex-smokers stave off the urge to start smoking again, indicates research published online in Tobacco Control.
Addiction Apr 25, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
The global prevalence of cigarette smoking among adults is set to fall by just 1.7 percentage points by 2030 if governments do not do more to intervene, finds research published online in Tobacco Control.
Health Apr 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
There is an association between the rs1051730-rs16969968 genotype and objective measures of tobacco exposure, which indicates that lung cancer risk is largely, if not entirely, mediated by level of tobacco exposure, according ...
Cancer Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The successful implementation of smokefree legislation in Hong Kong has led to an overall decrease in the total number of smokers but the remaining smokers who are finding it difficult to quit are going on to become "hardcore" ...
Addiction Apr 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A report released today at the World Heart Federation World Congress of Cardiology in Dubai reveals significant gaps in public awareness regarding the cardiovascular risks of tobacco use and secondhand smoke. The report, ...
Cardiology Apr 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Most people know what lifestyle choices will keep the chances of a cancer diagnosis low: Don't smoke, eat healthy, exercise and get the recommended screenings.
Cancer Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Anti-tobacco television advertising helps reduce adult smoking, according to a study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago's Institute for Health Research and Policy -- but some ads may be more effective ...
Addiction Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Half of young adult tobacco smokers also have smoked marijuana in the last 30 days, according to a recent Facebook-based survey conducted by UCSF researchers, indicating a greater prevalence of marijuana and tobacco co-use ...
Addiction Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- A federal appeals court is considering the constitutionality of requiring large graphic photos on cigarette packs to show that smoking can harm or kill smokers.
Health Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A ban on tobacco displays in large shops and supermarkets came into force in England on Friday, meaning such stores must hide cigarettes from public view.
Health Apr 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The hormone estrogen may help promote lung cancer including compounding the effects of tobacco smoke on the diseasepointing towards potential new therapies that target the hormone metabolism, according to new ...
Cancer Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- Tobacco companies will be required to report the levels of dangerous chemicals found in cigarettes, chew and other products under the latest rules designed to tighten regulation of the tobacco industry.
Health Mar 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 1