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[Australia] E-cigarettes: NSW bans vaping in public places with $550 fine for offenders

Health officials say vapours can contain cancer-causing substances as ban brings state in line with Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania and ACT
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 17:58
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Tobacco Smoking-Associated Alterations in the Immune Microenvironment of Squamous Cell Carcinomas

the genetic smoking signature is associated with higher mutational load, but variable effects on tumor immunity can occur, depending on anatomic site. In HNSC, smoking is predominantly immunosuppressive; in LUSC, more pro-inflammatory. Both tumor mutation
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 14, 2018 16:58
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The State of US Health, 1990-2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Diet, tobacco use, and high systolic blood pressure were the leading causes of deaths while tobacco use, high body mass index, and diet were the leading risk factors for DALYs. For example, dietary risks accounted for 529 299 deaths in 2016, with 83.9% of
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Apr 14, 2018 19:14
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Toxins produced by e-cigarettes vary by flavor

The flavor of an e-cigarette may affect more than a consumer's taste buds, according to Penn State researchers who say the chemicals that make up different flavors also produce different levels of free radicals, toxins often associated with cancer and ot
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 10, 2018 17:43
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[UK] Men twice as likely to develop oral cancer

According to the latest data released by Cancer Research UK around 5,300 men are diagnosed with oral cancer every year in the UK compared to around 2,500 women. The data also reveals oral cancer is more often diagnosed in men at a younger age compared w
Healthcare Learning: Smile-on (uk)
added Apr 9, 2018 14:48
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Turkey's cancer map released, smoking still serious issue

As a part of Cancer Week, which aims to raise awareness of the increase in cancer cases, Turkey's cancer map has been released. According to the map, Turkey's biggest problem is still smoking and smoking-related cancers. Professor Metin Ertem, the presid
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Apr 9, 2018 16:25
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CSA Medical Supports Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

Risk factors include gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), chronic heartburn, obesity, poor nutrition, tobacco use and Barrett's esophagus. Screening and treatment for Barrett's esophagus, which can lead to esophageal cancer, is essential.
PR Newswire
added Apr 2, 2018 22:31
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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

those at an especially high risk of developing oral cancer have been heavy drinkers and smokers older than age 50, but today the cancer also is occurring more frequently in younger, nonsmoking individuals due to HPV16, the virus most commonly associated w
PR Newswire
added Apr 2, 2018 22:31
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[California] Coffee Drinkers Need Cancer Warning, Judge Rules, Giving Sellers the Jitters

The National Cancer Institute notes that...acrylamide levels in food vary widely and that “people are exposed to substantially more acrylamide from tobacco smoke than from food.”
New York Times
added Mar 31, 2018 14:16
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[UK] BAD FOR CHEW What is snus? Chewing tobacco adored by England star Jamie Vardy does far worse than just cause cancer…

Users hold the products against the lining of their mouths for extended periods of time, in order to allow nicotine to pass into the bloodstream. And experts say this also gives the bacteria – Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus pumilus – the chance to
The Sun (uk)
added Mar 30, 2018 16:16
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