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[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

Cancer Still the Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Hispanics: Report

lung cancer is now the leading cause of cancer death among U.S. women overall. However, since Hispanic women have traditionally smoked less, lung cancer deaths are 70 percent lower among Hispanic women than among white women. In 2014, 8 percent of Hispani
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 16, 2015 15:52

Proposed Collection; 60-Day Comment Request; Collection of Customer Services, Demographic, and Smoking/Tobacco Use Information From the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service (CIS) Clients (NCI) - A Notice by the National Institutes of Hea

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) currently collects: (1) Customer service and demographic information from clients of the Cancer Information Service (CIS) in order to properly plan, implement, and evaluate cancer education efforts, including assessing
Federal Register
added Sep 26, 2015 20:56

[Florida] RJ Reynolds hit with $34.7M verdict for family of Air Force sergeant who died of cancer

Jones Day partner David Monde argued that O’Hara’s family had already been fairly compensated by the $14.7 million award. Monde also argued that punishing R.J. Reynolds for the actions of its previous executives and board members was unfair. “You’re punis
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added Sep 16, 2015 10:59

Researchers call for retraction of NEJM paper showing dangers of e-cigarettes with 9 comments

Researchers and advocates are calling for the retraction of a 2015 letter in the New England Journal of Medicine that suggested that e-cigarettes are as harmful – if not more than – traditional cigarettes....that e-cigarettes expose smokers to significant
Retraction Watch (Adam Marcus blog)
added Sep 14, 2015 22:27
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