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A closer look at the chemicals in e-cigarettes

The researchers say knowing what compounds are present in e-cigarettes isn't enough. They say there needs to be more information about how these chemicals change once heated to the point of becoming water vapor. The study cites previous research that ha
Consumer Affairs
added Dec 3, 2016 00:05

[UK] Scientists say flavoured e-cigarettes 250 times more toxic than recommended safety level

Dr Andrey Khlystov and colleague analysed vapours created from both unflavoured and flavoured e-liquids loaded into three popular types of e-cigarettes. The tests for 12 different aldehydes showed the amount of potentially harmful compounds varied widely
The Mirror (uk)
added Dec 3, 2016 00:04

[UK] Poor diets, drinking and smoking cause mouth cancer rates to soar by two thirds over the past 20 years

Some 11,400 people are diagnosed with oral cancer in the UK each year – including cancer of the lips, tongue, mouth, tonsils and the middle part of the throat. The disease kills 2,300. Nine out of every ten cases are linked to unhealthy lifestyles. Mou
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 26, 2016 01:40

Why Do Men Get Cancer More Often Than Women? Genetics Is To Blame

Andrew Lane, co-senior author of the study, said: “Across virtually every type of cancer, occurrence rates are higher in males than in females. In some cases, the difference might be very small - just a few percent - but in certain cancers, incidence is
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 24, 2016 15:13

Study reveals genetic explanation for cancer's higher incidence in males than females

Females, it turns out, carry an extra copy of certain protective genes in their cells - an additional line of defense against the cells growing out of control - the investigators report in a paper published online by Nature Genetics. Though not solely re
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Nov 24, 2016 15:12

[Asia, Mid-east] Hazards of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and waterpipe in a Middle Eastern Population: a Cohort Study of 50 000 individuals from Iran

Conclusions Regular use of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and waterpipe were associated with the risk of earlier death (particularly from cancer) in our cohort.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 22, 2016 00:27

[UK] All hospitals must ban smoking on their entire premises to cut rates of cancer, public health chief warns

Duncan Selbie, head of PHE, revealed he wants a 'tobacco-free' NHS Currently only dozens of hospitals are smoke-free in their grounds But enforcing a blanket smoking ban would be a matter for local trusts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 04:34
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[UK] 'I've got an embarrassment of cancer, the full English': Restaurant critic AA Gill reveals 'there is barely a morsel of him' which isn't affected by disease as his illness prompts him to propose to his partner of 23 years

AA Gill was diagnosed after concerns from his family about his weight loss / Doctors told him it was smoking-related cancer that spread from his lungs / Illness prompted him to propose to his partner of 23 years, Nicola Formby
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 20, 2016 21:03

great american smokeout: quitting smoking could prevent 6 million cancer deaths

Since cancer deaths from tobacco started declining—in 1990 for men and 1995 for women—more than 1 million deaths have been avoided... For today’s Great American Smokeout, the American Cancer Society’s annual event that encourages smokers to make a plan t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:55

Potentially Preventable Deaths Among the Five Leading Causes of Death — United States, 2010 and 2014

Mortality from tobacco-related causes has decreased in conjunction with national decreases in tobacco use across the United States, but an estimated 40 million adults (16.8%) smoked in 2014 (8). Implementation of evidence-based tobacco control interventio
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:53
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