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[UK] World Cancer Day 2015: Statistics, facts and 'Not Beyond Us' theme

This year, the campaign will focus on four key areas: choosing healthy lives, delivering early detection, achieving treatment for all and maximising quality of life. ..avoidable lifestyle factors. Smoking, insufficient physical activity, alcohol and obe
IBTimes (uk)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:25
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Obesity, smoking cause half of cancer cases in Turkey

health officials, who released figures on World Cancer Day yesterday. Overall, 159,000 cases were diagnosed last year in the country. Officials from the Ministry of Health and non-governmental organizations held a press briefing on the occasion. Figures
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:16
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[France] The Evening Cigarette: An Original Webseries about Cigarette for the World Cancer Day

is an animated series that reminds with humor that "smoking kills". .. In each episode, the frame is the same: a sequence-shot, a smoker, a sunset. The gesture is also the same: the smoker carelessly throws his cigarette end, still smoking... There follow
Business Wire
added Feb 4, 2015 14:09
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[Asia, China] A burning issue for future generations

As people across the globe mark UN World Cancer Day, activists in China continue to push for tougher regulations on tobacco products in the face of powerful opposition, as Wang Xiaodong reports.
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Feb 4, 2015 07:51
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[Asia, India] Raise tobacco tax and save lives: VHAA

on the eve of World Cancer Day today (February 4), the Voluntary Health Association of Assam (VHAA) appealed to the Assam Government to raise taxes on tobacco products in the ensuing State Budget.
The Sentinel (in)
added Feb 5, 2015 06:15
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Potential health risks of hookah smoking are being overlooked by users, concerning toxicologists

Source: Society of Toxicology / In its new issue statement on hookah smoking, the Society identifies many factors that could impact the health of hookah users, including the inhaled smoke and vapors; secondhand smoke and vapors; and emissions generated fr
GlobeNewswire
added Feb 3, 2015 06:55
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Anti-cancer drug may up risk for diabetic smokers

Among nonsmokers who had diabetes, those who took the diabetes drug metformin had a decrease in lung cancer risk, the findings showed. "Our results suggest that risk might differ by smoking history, with metformin decreasing risk among nonsmokers and in
New Kerala.com (in)
added Feb 2, 2015 17:28
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Potential health risks of hookah smoking are being overlooked by users, concerning toxicologists

on the rise among adolescents and young adults, which is a cause of concern for members of the Society of Toxicology (SOT). "Researchers are finding that people perceive hookah smoking as a safer and healthier means of tobacco use. However, toxicological
GlobeNewswire
added Feb 2, 2015 11:15
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Non-communicable diseases / Russian roulette

Of the 56m people who died in 2012, infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and Ebola claimed 12.8m lives, but non-communicable diseases (NCDs) killed three times as many. Cardiovascular disease, cancer, respiratory disease and diabetes together account for
The Economist
added Feb 15, 2015 19:17
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[Asia] India sees drop in cancer cases caused by tobacco

India witnessed a considerable decline in tobacco-related cancers between 1990 and 2004, according to the latest report by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). The premier research body has also claimed that tobacco habits in females in India
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 10:58
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