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[Asia, India] Docs’ study warns against effects of nicotine replacement therapy

MUMBAI: Nicotine chewing gums, meant to wean smokers from tobacco, could increase the risk of cancer, too, said a new research paper published by Tata Memorial Hospital doctors.
Times of India
added Feb 25, 2015 19:37
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[India] Harmful effects of nicotine [FREE FULL TEXT]

Nicotine poses several health hazards. There is an increased risk of cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal disorders. There is decreased immune response and it also poses ill impacts on the reproductive health. It affects the cell proliferation, o
Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology
added Feb 22, 2015 16:12
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[Nevada] Health District condemns e-cigarettes, wants tighter regulations

The Southern Nevada Health District today issued an advisory condemning electronic cigarettes and pledging to back efforts to restrict their sale. Citing continued studies that show e-cigarettes contain carcinogens — cancer-causing substances — the Hea
Las Vegas Sun
added Feb 21, 2015 22:15
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[Jordan] Think Hookahs Filter Out Tobacco Toxins? Think Again

It's widely believed that hookahs filter out these heavy metals and are therefore safer than cigarettes, the authors pointed out in a news release from BioMed Central. But researchers from the German Jordanian University and the Royal Scientific Society
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 20, 2015 15:25
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OncoBriefs: Hookah Risk, Brain Cancer, Lung Cancer

Hookah smokers and those exposed to the secondhand smoke had elevated levels of benzene, which has been associated with leukemia, investigators reported. Urinary concentration of the benzene metabolite S-phenylmercapturic acid (SPMA) was more than four
MedPage Today
added Feb 20, 2015 10:26
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[Asia, India] Maharashtra to take steps to curb tobacco consumption after Patil's death

Shocked by death of former Home Minister R R Patil due to oral cancer linked to chewing of tobacco, Maharashtra Health Minister Dr Deepak Sawant said the government will take steps to curb its consumption. ...has drawn up a 10-point plan to rid train sta
Jagran Post (in)
added Feb 20, 2015 03:59
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The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

Customer Reviews (1,029) 4.7 out of 5 stars / With this sobering statistic, physician and researcher Siddhartha Mukherjee begins his comprehensive and eloquent "biography" of one of the most virulent diseases of our time. An exhaustive account of cancer
amazon.com
added Feb 18, 2015 16:45
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VIDEO: Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies | About the Film

a three-part, six-hour major television event from preeminent documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, in partnership with WETA...artfully weaves three different films in one: a riveting historical documentary; an engrossing and intimate vérité film; and a scien
PBS
added Feb 18, 2015 16:40
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VIDEO: Cancer Documentary Project Draws Widespread Support / Three-part 'Cancer: Emperor of All Maladies' documentary to debut in late March.

Watch the trailer below / The oncology "community" is apparently jumping at the chance to show support for documentary filmmaker Ken Burns' latest PBS project -- a 6-hour film examining the history of cancer.
MedPage Today
added Feb 18, 2015 16:37
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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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