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Acrylamide exposure from smokeless tobacco dwarfed by dietary exposure or smoking

"Our study suggests that although acrylamide is present in STPs, the level is relatively low and may decrease over time," said...British American Tobacco. "We think the acrylamide may form during production when tobacco is generally heated at lower temper
added Oct 12, 2015 12:39

[Asia, India] More and more women are now chewing tobacco

An article published in Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention (APJCP) on Wednesday has revealed that the prevalence of chewing tobacco is increasing among women. It further emphasises that women chewing tobacco have been a neglected segment, but look
Free Press Journal (in)
added Oct 10, 2015 13:19

[California] Anti-tobacco group: Too early to know lasting effects of e-cigarettes

A California man claims one of the nation's largest tobacco makers has deceived consumers into thinking electronic cigarettes are safer, when, in reality, there is still little known about the new tobacco products. Jerod Harris, of Orange County, filed
Legal NewsLine
added Oct 9, 2015 17:52

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

[California] Stanford researchers engineer tobacco plant to produce cancer drug precursor

Stanford researchers have engineered the easy-to-grow tobacco plant to produce small amounts of a starting chemical, or “precursor,” on which a particular cancer drug is based – one normally derived from an endangered plant.
The Stanford (CA) Daily
added Sep 28, 2015 18:11

[California] Investigating link between thirdhand smoke and cancer

Thirdhand smoke is a new frontier, and UC's Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program has assembled a group of investigators, including at Berkeley Lab and UCSF, to study the health risks caused by the remnants of cigarette smoke.
University of California, Berkeley
added Sep 28, 2015 16:40

[New Jersey] SINGH: Guest Editorial: Listing the 'advantages' of e-smoking

Higher chances of regular smoking, toxic liquids, inflammation, reduced immunity, and cancer causing chemicals are just a few of the amazing attributes of E-cigarettes. They are truly remarkable creations that one should be impressed by!
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Sep 23, 2015 19:46

[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

Mob Wives' Angela 'Big Ang' Raiola on Life After Throat Cancer: 'I'm Learning How to Swallow Again'

after two major surgeries, the once party-loving reality star, whose cancer journey will be documented on the next season of VH1's Couple's Therapy, tells PEOPLE... "I'd smoked for 40 years...."[The tumor] was blocking my airway," says Raiola. "I quit smo
People Magazine
added Sep 22, 2015 20:23

[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
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