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Smokeless Tobacco More Toxic Than Cigarettes, Study Says

New data from FDA and CDC researchers suggests chewing tobacco or snus can increase exposure to harmful substances In a new study, researchers from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) fou
TIME Magazine
added Nov 19, 2015 16:07

Cancer risk for smokeless tobacco users

Adults in the US who use only smokeless tobacco products have higher levels of biomarkers of exposure to nicotine and NKK - a cancer-causing toxicant - compared with those using only cigarettes, according to research published in Cancer Epidemiology, Bio
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Nov 19, 2015 16:05

[UK] Roadshow helps keep Bolton healthy – and celebrates 500,000th visitor

A CANCER awareness roadshow rolled into Bolton – and clocked up its 500,000th visitor. The Cancer Research UK Cancer Awareness bus, staffed by nurses and volunteers, celebrated the incredible milestone when it visited Victoria Square.
This is Lancashire (uk)
added Nov 18, 2015 14:56

[UK] Mouth cancer awareness saves lives

It shows no signs of slowing down with a 15% increase predicted by 2030. But nurses have the ability to save their patients’ lives by ensuring they are aware of the signs, symptoms and risk factors of mouth cancer and referring patients to a doctor or de
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Nov 17, 2015 13:56
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[UK] Unprotected oral sex ‘expected to overtake smoking’ as the main cause of mouth cancer

While smoking, excessive alcohol consumption and chewing tobacco were once the primary risk factors for mouth cancer, recent years have seen an increase in cases caused by HPV, or the human papillomavirus, according to online health clinic Euroclinix.
Metro Café (uk)
added Nov 16, 2015 22:28

[Asia, India] Smoking dads can pass cancer genes to kids

Research conducted at AIIMS has showed that men who smoke or consume tobacco in other forms are more likely to father children suffering from cancer. This is so because microelements present in smoke cause oxidative stress that affects the genetic integr
Times of India
added Nov 16, 2015 22:10

Electronic cigarettes induce DNA strand breaks and cell death independently of nicotine in cell lines

E-cigarette vapor, both with and without nicotine, is cytotoxic to epithelial cell lines and is a DNA strand break-inducing agent. Further assessment of the potential carcinogenic effects of e-cigarette vapor is urgently needed.
Oral Oncology
added Nov 11, 2015 00:29

Revealed... the 116 things that cause CANCER - according to World Health Organization experts

IARC's group one, carcinogenic to humans category - those that definitely cause cancer: 1. Tobacco smoking / 13. Secondhand smoke / 37. Smokeless tobacco products
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:48

Fewer Americans are dying of heart disease, cancer and stroke than ever before amid plunging mortality rates for killer conditions

'Notably, the years-of-potential-life lost rate from cancer has been decreasing since 1969, preceding the decline in cancer death rates by about 20 years. 'This may reflect the importance of smoking cessation in substantially reducing premature mortality
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:45

GUEST EDITORIAL: Electronic cigarettes The tobacco industry’s latest threat to oral health? (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

organized dentistry has not issued any policy statements or clinical recommendations on e-cig use....we offer the following recommendations to organized dentistry and the nation’s dental professionals: -When taking health histories, ask about all forms o
Journal of the American Dental Association
added Oct 29, 2015 13:02
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