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[UK] Vaping debate: do e-cigarettes cause cancer?

New US research suggests that vaping is “far from harmless” and could pose a serious health risk. However, a Public Health of England evidence review published last week says swapping combustible tobacco cigarettes for e-cigarettes - which turn liquid ni
The Week.co.uk (uk)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:12
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[UK] Sharon Hodgson MP: NHS cancer staff shortages should be ‘top government priority’

I have always been a strong supporter of the principle that prevention is key to tackling cancer. Whilst there is no silver bullet, I do believe there is more we could be doing to reduce the prevalence of cancer through prevention. Particularly for thos
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Feb 12, 2018 19:11
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Tobacco smoking, E-cigarettes, and nicotine harm

Nicotine alone has not been shown to be carcinogenic in animal bioassays, but can be metabolized to form carcinogenic tobacco-specific N-nitrosamines, including N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) and a nicotine-derived nitrosamine ketone (NNK) (2). One could argu
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:23
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[China] Drinking hot tea increases your risk of esophageal cancer FIVE-fold, new study claims

The new study by scientists in China found drinking tea heated to over 65C was associated with a five-fold increased risk for esophageal cancer when combined with excessive drinking or heavy smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 23:43
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[New York] NYU Study Shows Vaping Increases Risk of Cancer and Heart Diseases

A safe alternative to smoking cigarettes with all the same head-rush-inducing, nicotine pleasure — that is the idea behind e-cigarettes, which have quickly gained popularity in recent years among young adults, college students and even teenagers. But is
Washington Square News (NYU)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:23
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Hot Tea Drinking Linked with Esophageal Cancer

But can a study enroll so many people that it becomes difficult to interpret the results? In this Deep Dive, F. Perry Wilson, MD, give a hot take.
MedPage Today
added Feb 6, 2018 16:55
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[China] Drinking hot tea linked to cancer

The risks to smokers also increase with high-temperature tea drinking, said the study, which examined data on 456,155 Chinese adults ages 30 to 79. Drinking boiling hot tea every day was associated with roughly twice the risk of oesophageal cancer as con
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 16:47
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[China] VIDEO: Hot tea linked to esophageal cancer in smokers, drinkers

A new study followed 500,000 people in China for almost 10 years (CNN)If you smoke cigarettes or drink alcohol daily, you may want to consider letting your tea cool before you enjoy it. Drinking tea while it's too hot could increase your risk of esophagea
CNN
added Feb 6, 2018 04:23
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600 people diagnosed with cancer every year in Brunei: health minister

"Hence, chances of cancer can be reduced by avoiding risk factors and taking preventive measures such as stop smoking and avoiding exposure to second-hand smoke; maintaining a healthy weight from childhood and throughout life; ensuring that you take two
Xinhua Newswire
added Feb 5, 2018 16:25
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[South Africa] On World Cancer Day, (4 Feb) Dr Gan Quan, Director of The Union’s Department of Tobacco Control, emphasises the urgent need to tackle tobacco use

4 February 2018, we consider these figures in stark contrast to the clear and ambitious target set out in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) three years ago – to reduce mortality from non-communicable diseases, which include cancer,
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Feb 4, 2018 00:39
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