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Tobacco Product Standard for N-nitrosonornicotine Level in Finished Smokeless Tobacco Products (PDF) (189pp)

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 01/23/2017...(FDA) is proposing a tobacco product standard that would establish a limit of N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) in finished smokeless tobacco products. FDA is taking this action
Amazon Web Services / Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
added Jan 20, 2017 02:55

FDA Takes First-Ever Action to Regulate How Tobacco Products Are Made – Proposal to Limit Carcinogen Levels in Smokeless Tobacco Would Reduce Cancer, Save Lives

Given the dramatic impact this proposal would have in reducing cancer caused by smokeless tobacco products, the FDA and the new Administration should act quickly and decisively to finalize the proposed rule. The scientific evidence is clear and beyond di
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 20, 2017 02:50

A surprise advance in the treatment of adult cancers

Researchers at the RI-MUHC have made a discovery that could improve care for about 15% of patients with head and neck cancer linked to alcohol and tobacco use
McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) (ca)
added Jan 18, 2017 17:53

Joint associations of smoking and television viewing time on cancer and cardiovascular disease mortality

These findings show an association of TV, a common sedentary behavior, with cancer mortality in current-smokers. The association with CVD mortality was less clear. Further exploration in larger data sets is warranted. Limiting TV viewing time may be of b
Wiley Online Library
added Jan 14, 2017 19:35

[Japan] Smoking at the time of diagnosis and mortality in cancer patients: What benefit does the quitter gain?

Because recent quitters may be similar to patients who stop smoking shortly after cancer diagnosis in terms of smoking duration, the latter may be able to decrease their risk of death, suggesting that smoking cessation could be part of cancer care.
Wiley Online Library
added Jan 14, 2017 19:35

[UK] Marijuana DOES cause schizophrenia and triggers heart attacks, experts say in landmark study that slams most of the drug's medical benefits as 'unproven'

Marijuana does raise the risk of getting schizophrenia and triggers heart attacks, according to the most significant study on the drug's effects to date. A federal advisory panel admitted cannabis can almost certainly ease chronic pain, and might help s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35

[Australia] MENDELSOHN: Banning e-cigarettes could increase cancer ($$)

CANCER Council NSW’s latest ­advice to strictly regulate electronic cigarettes like ­tobacco products is
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:01

Death rate from cancer now 25% lower than it was 25 years ago, report says

That death toll, however grim, represents a death rate from cancer that is 25% lower than it was a quarter-century ago — a drop driven by steady reductions in smoking rates and advances in early detection and treatment. Between 1991 and 2014, that boost
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 9, 2017 22:35
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[Ireland] More women diagnosed with oral cancer ($$)

Oral cancer rates in Ireland rose significantly between 1999 and 2009, driven by a sharp increase in cases of the disease in women, a study has found. Incidence of the disease in Irish women rose significantly over a 16-year period beginning in 1994 at
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 7, 2017 20:47
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[Ireland] Tobacco Smoking: New Study Shows Higher Oral Cancer Risk in Women

In the years 1999 to 2009, women in Ireland had more cases cases of oral cancer because of tobacco smoking. Between 1994 to 2001, there are around 2,147 people who were diagnosed with oral cancer, which means this is a big figure.
Counsel & Heal
added Jan 7, 2017 20:46
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