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Colorful compound in fruits, vegetables could lower smokers' lung cancer risk

Beta-cryptoxanthin - found in oranges, sweet red peppers, and other fruits and vegetables - may help to lower the risk of lung cancer. Published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research, the study describes how the pigment, called beta-cryptoxanthin (BC
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jan 24, 2017 00:36
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[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
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[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
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LETTER to SWEDISH MATCH from FDA (PDF)

we are not issuing modified risk orders...with respect to your requests to remove the mouth cancer warning and revise the “not a safe alternative” warning. We have determined that in their present form, the applications do not contain sufficient evidence
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 23, 2016 14:06
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FDA denies bid to drop some warnings from tobacco pouches

it denied the request by Swedish Match to remove warnings about gum disease and tooth loss from its chewable pouches, called snus. It's the first decision of its kind handed down by the agency since it gained authority to review the relative risks of toba
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 14, 2016 19:51
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[Europe] Tobacco Companies Seeking to Influence Policy Are Violating the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Tobacco industry representatives are continuing to meet with and are attempting to influence government officials in many countries, which is a direct violation of those countries' commitments under the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention
Cancer Therapy Advisor
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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Smoking Deaths Disproportionately Affect Poor and Black Americans

We found that about 660,000 people were diagnosed with and 343,000 people died each year from these cancers. Rates were higher among men, black men and women, and people in counties with low education or high poverty. Rates ranged by state from a low of
MedicalResearch.com
added Nov 14, 2016 22:52
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Cancers linked to tobacco use make up 40% of all cancers diagnosed in the United States

Forty percent of cancers diagnosed in the U.S. may have a link to tobacco use, according to this month's Vital Signs Report. Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of cancer and cancer deaths. It causes more than lung cancer — based on current evide
PR Newswire
added Nov 10, 2016 21:27
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[Pennsylvania] Smoking-Linked Cancer Mutations Mapped

A comprehensive survey of mutations likely caused by carcinogens found in tobacco smoke by researchers at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, and their colleagues was published today (November 3) in Scie
The Scientist
added Nov 3, 2016 21:17
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GLOBAL BURDEN OF CANCER IN WOMEN (PDF)

Lung cancer mortality rates... continue to increase among women in regions where they began smoking later, including many countries of Europe and Latin America. Although overall lung cancer mortality rates among women are increasing in many countries,
American Cancer Society
added Nov 3, 2016 15:04
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