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[UK] Vaping 'no better' than smoking regular cigarettes

Vaping could be “no better” than smoking regular cigarettes and may be linked to cancer, scientists have found. The study which showed that vapour from e-cigarettes can damage or kill human cells was publsihed as the devices are to be rolled out by UK pu
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 30, 2015 23:37

Lemmy Kilmister, Motorhead Frontman, Dead at 70

from an aggressive form of cancer just two days after being diagnosed... Motorhead canceled a handful of shows ahed of his death due to what they explained was a lung issue.
US Weekly Magazine
added Dec 29, 2015 03:50

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Earns CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation

“Wellness is something the Chamber believes in deeply and practices...." To earn Gold Standard accreditation, an employer must establish... programs to reduce cancer risk by prohibiting tobacco use and supporting tobacco cessation efforts
Business Wire
added Dec 17, 2015 22:25

Higher nicotine, carcinogen levels among smokeless tobacco users compared with cig users

Bottom Line: U.S. adults who used only smokeless tobacco products had higher levels of biomarkers of exposure to nicotine and a cancer-causing toxicant -- the tobacco-specific nitrosamine NNK -- compared with those who used only cigarettes.
added Nov 19, 2015 16:09

Association between tobacco waterpipe smoking and head and neck conditions

growing popularity of waterpipe smoking (WPS),...WPS is associated with various head and neck conditions. Educational and policy approaches may be required to limit the spread of WPS and its potentially deleterious effects.
Journal of the American Dental Association
added Oct 29, 2015 12:53

[UK-Scotland] Gangland hit man William Gage in jail smoking challenge

A man who is serving a life term for a gangland murder has taken the Scottish government to court over fears he may develop cancer from passive smoking. William Gage, 43, was convicted of shooting 30-year-old Justin McAlroy six times outside his home in
BBC Online
added Oct 24, 2015 03:37

[UK] British women have second worst life expectancy in Europe

levels of alcohol consumption, tobacco use and the numbers of people who are overweight or obese, which are among the major risk factors for early death, remain “alarmingly high” across Europe. It said: “The European region has the highest levels of alco
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 23, 2015 11:50

[Asia, India] High Use Of Tobacco Is The Main Cause Of Cancer: ICMR Scientist

High prevalence of smoking and tobacco use are the main cause of cancer in the eight states of India’s northeastern region, a scientist said here on Thursday. The main cause of cancer in the eight states of India’s northeastern region is the high prevalen
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 21, 2015 09:45

Cancer Still the Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Hispanics: Report

lung cancer is now the leading cause of cancer death among U.S. women overall. However, since Hispanic women have traditionally smoked less, lung cancer deaths are 70 percent lower among Hispanic women than among white women. In 2014, 8 percent of Hispani
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 16, 2015 15:52

[UK] Why some smokers get cancer and others don't: Scientists discover genes that 'lower the risk of early death'

Found that long-living smokers have specific genes that promote longevity They help the body's cells protect themselves from the damage of smoking 'Longevity' genes were also linked with an 11% lower incidence of cancer
This is Money (uk)
added Sep 11, 2015 08:24
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