Headlines Tagged with China — 5,082 headlines found
Beijing's air pollution has been blamed for causing cancer in an eight-year-old girl - the youngest recorded victim of lung cancer
Nov 6, 2013 Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 6, 2013 14:39
The number of deaths due to lung cancer in China has risen by 465 percent in the past 30 years, an official announced here on Tuesday. Lung cancer has replaced liver cancer to become the top killer among malignant tumors in China, Qi Xiaoqiu, an official
Apr 29, 2013 Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 6, 2013 14:36
The depth of the problem hit home on Monday when it was reported that an eight-year-old Chinese girl, from the eastern province of Jiangsu, became the country’s youngest person to contract lung cancer.
Nov 5, 2013 RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Nov 6, 2013 14:33
An 8-year-old girl in Jiangsu Province is the youngest person in China to have received a diagnosis of lung cancer, which a doctor treating her has attributed to air pollution ... The report also said lung cancer is the leading form of cancer in China. …
Nov 5, 2013 New York Times Blogs
added Nov 5, 2013 14:41
Hebei Province … is China’s top steel-producing province. ... Cangzhou’s answer ... is an anti-smoking campaign. ... With smoke billowing from the chimneys of factories in the distance, officials promoted the slogan: “Curbing air pollution starts with me!
Oct 29, 2013 New York Times
added Oct 29, 2013 16:43
By failing to match international city taxation levels this pathetic Govt leaves tobacco affordable to inquisitive youth, ignores FCTC Treaty requirements & sentences the young nicotine addicts to a slow lingering death. Plain packs?
Oct 29, 2013 South China Morning Post
added Oct 29, 2013 15:08
The effect of cigarette prices on brand-switching in China: a longitudinal analysis of data from the ITC China survey [FREE FULL TEXT]
One possible explanation is that smokers buffer themselves from rising cigarette prices by switching to cheaper cigarette brands. ... Tobacco pricing and tax policy can influence consumers’ incentives to switch brands. In particular, whereas ad valorem
Oct 26, 2013 Tobacco Control
added Oct 28, 2013 00:43
“The air we breathe has become polluted with a mixture of cancer-causing substances,” the IARC’s Kurt Straif told the South China Morning Post. “We consider this to be the most important environmental carcinogen, more so than passive smoking.” According
Oct 21, 2013 Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 21, 2013 15:15
Internet cigar vendors undermine tobacco control policies and pose many challenges for tobacco control advocates in China. New legislation and enforcement should address these issues.
Oct 15, 2013 Tobacco Control
added Oct 16, 2013 03:49
[China] Association of body mass index and smoking on outcome of Chinese patients with colorectal cancer
no significant correlation between obesity and outcomes of patients with colorectal cancer. In addition, our findings support the claims that cigarette smoking may be partially responsible for the divergent mortality of patients with colorectal cancer.
Oct 12, 2013 7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Oct 13, 2013 20:55