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[Asia, Japan] Passive smoking triples men’s gum disease risk: survey

Passive smoking raises the risk of periodontal disease for nonsmoking men by about 3.1 to 3.6 times, compared with men in smoke-free environments... The survey found that 11 out of 30 male nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke at home had severe periodon
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 26, 2015 11:37
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[UK] Could incense be more toxic than cigarette smoke? As they burn, 'sticks release compounds that are linked to cancer'

A study found that can incense-smoke is more mutagenic, genotoxic and cytotoxic than cigarette smoke. That means it is able to cause genetic mutations and cause changes in cells' DNA, all of which can lead to cancer. When burned, incense releases compou
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:01
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Going up in smoke: 5 myths around e-cigarettes

* Myth 1: Electronic cigarettes are less harmful Not true. High-voltage e-cigarettes may generate formaldehyde at a greater level as compared to smoking. This raises one’s cancer risk by about 5-15 times higher than long-term smoking. * Myth 2: They a
Hindustan Times (in)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:48
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[Asia] India has highest number of smokeless tobacco deaths, finds new study

India accounts for nearly three- fourths of over a quarter million deaths worldwide caused by smokeless tobacco while millions more have their lives shortened due to its ill health effects, a new study has found. "Nearly 85% of the total burden attribut
DNA India (in)
added Aug 25, 2015 20:06
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[Asia, Pakistan] CANCER PATIENTS INAUGURATE REPORT AGAINST TOBACCO INDUSTRY

The report, titled “Smoky Truth”, highlights the tactics used by the tobacco industry to maximize profits and mislead government around the world, and discusses the importance of corporate social responsibility. The cancer patients attending the launch
SUCH TV (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:01
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Something to chew on – millions of lives blighted by smokeless tobacco

More than a quarter of a million people die each year from using smokeless tobacco, researchers at the University of York have concluded. Paan, a custom-made product in which smokeless tobacco is used Millions more have their lives shortened by ill healt
University of York (uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:51
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[Pakistan] Cancer patients inaugurate report against tobacco industry

The report, titled “Smoky Truth”, highlights the tactics used by the tobacco industry to maximize profits and mislead government around the world, and discusses the importance of corporate social responsibility. The cancer patients attending the launch
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:49
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[Asia] Cancer patients inaugurate first-ever report on tobacco industry manoeuvres in Pakistan

Detailing how the tobacco industry in Pakistan carves room for manoeuvre, a report titled ‘Smoky Truth’ was launched here on Thursday at an impressive ceremony where two cancer patients Muhammad Ziakat, aged 31 years, and 55 year-old Feroz Din shared how
The News (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:48
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[Asia, Pakistan] Report titled 'Smoky Truth' about tobacco industry's tactics launched

The report has been launched in the backdrop of a simmering controversy wherein the industry is using 'non-health' national and international actors against the health ministry to scuttle its plans to introduce strict regulations on tobacco industry to s
Business Recorder (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:47
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One or Two Drinks a Day Might Boost Cancer Risk: Study

Limit alcohol consumption, especially if you've ever smoked, experts say...A new study of 136,000 adults found light to moderate drinking was associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in women and several other cancers in male smokers.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 19, 2015 13:33
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