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Tobacco smokers could gain 86 million years of life if they switch to vaping, study finds

Up to 6.6 million cigarette smokers will live substantially longer if cigarette smoking is replaced by vaping over a ten-year period, calculates a research team led by investigators from Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center. In all, cigarette smokers who sw
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 3, 2017 02:30
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[UK] Pensioner died during Lockleaze house fire started by cigarette in bedroom

The 87-year-old, who lived alone at the address, was a heavy smoker and is believed to have started the fire by dropping a lit cigarette while in his room.
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:03
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Dogs Who Live with Smokers May Suffer from Premature Aging

A recent study suggests that these dogs are at risk of premature aging and inflammation, which may well shorten their life span. Although there is extensive research on the effects of second-hand tobacco smoke in human beings, there has not been a lot of
Psychology Today
added Sep 20, 2017 23:51
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[UK] One Million Brits Blighted By Avoidable Sight Loss

Research published in the British Medical Journal reveals as many as one in five cases of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), the UK’s leading cause of blindness, are caused by tobacco consumption. Making smoking directly responsible for around 120,0
The Voice (uk)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:13
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HIV and Smoking a Lethal Combo for the Lungs

HIV patients who take their medication but also smoke are about 10 times more likely to die from lung cancer than from AIDS-related causes, a new study estimates. Lifesaving antiretroviral drugs have improved life expectancy to the point that patients no
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 18, 2017 23:34
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Life, death, and disability in 2016

There should be a global forum where these results and their policy implications are discussed. We propose that WHO, the World Bank, and other technical and multilateral agencies join together annually to discuss the GBD findings, and how they should infl
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:17
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[UK] Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking remained among the leading five risk factors for DALYs for 109 countries,..In GBD 2016, we are producing estimates for the following five new risks: smokeless tobacco, low birthweight and short gestation, low birthweight for gestation
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:16
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[UK] Think positive, have plenty of sex and keep making friends: New book reveals how to live to 100 by analysing the lives of the world’s centenarians

Secrets Of The Centenarians... Don’t smoke. If you absolutely must, then limit yourself to a couple a day. A British study of 100 centenarians found that 79 had never smoked, 14 had given up the habit and seven were still smoking a few cigarettes a day.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 01:28
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[UK] Cancer survivors who quit smoking sooner can live longer

Lung cancer survivors who quit smoking within a year of diagnosis will live for longer than those who continue to smoke, according to new research led by the Universities of Oxford and Birmingham.
University of Oxford (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 14:31
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Smoking cessation and survival in lung, upper aero-digestive tract and bladder cancer: cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

The aim was to examine the association between smoking cessation and prognosis in smoking-related cancer...conclusions: People with lung and possibly UAT cancer who quit smoking have a lower risk of mortality than people who continue smoking.
British Journal of Cancer
added Sep 14, 2017 01:04
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