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Neanderthal DNA In Modern Man Tied To Genes Affecting Diabetes, Smoking Cessation -- But Also Benefits Like Coarser Hair, Nails

A team of Harvard Medical School geneticists say surviving Neanderthal genes in the human genome affect Crohn's disease, type 2 diabetes, as well as genes calling for coarser hair and nails. The legacy from our late Neanderthal cousins — who live today
Medical Daily
added Jan 30, 2014 09:24
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Surgeon general links colon cancer, diabetes to smoking

* Exposure to secondhand smoke causes stroke, the new report says * Some 5.6 million children today will die prematurely if things don't change, report says * Acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak says he wants a smoke-free generation
CNN
added Jan 18, 2014 22:52
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Smoking causes diabetes, colon cancer, new report says

represents the first time the surgeon general has concluded that smoking is "causally linked" to these diseases. The report finds that smoking causes rheumatoid arthritis, erectile dysfunction and macular degeneration, a major cause of age-related blindne
USA Today
added Jan 18, 2014 21:52
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List of Smoking-Related Illnesses Grows Significantly in U.S. Report

The report is not legally binding, but is broadly held as a standard for scientific evidence among researchers and policy makers. Experts not involved in writing the report said the findings were a comprehensive summary of the most current scientific evi
New York Times
added Jan 17, 2014 02:04
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[UK] Diabetes sufferers who smoke 'not receiving proper treatment'

Diabetes UK said the assistance available was poor despite the fact that every person with diabetes was supposed to have their smoking status recorded at their annual review, which should kickstart the process of helping them give up.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 2, 2014 12:15
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Diabetes May Outrank Weight Measurement When It Comes to Weight-Loss Surgery

Age and smoking status are also key factors when thinking about procedure, study shows
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 21, 2013 23:43
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Obesity combined with exposure to cigarette smoke may pose new health concerns

Millions of people who are obese and smoke tobacco may face additional health problems ... "Our research shows that smoking and obesity together may pose a triple health threat in addition to the increased risks for heart disease, cancer and diabetes," s
EurekAlert
added Sep 11, 2013 13:15
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Smoking, Diabetes Linked to Natural Deaths in Schizophrenia Patients

Smoking is one of the top natural causes of death in patients with schizophrenia, according to a new study. Researchers found that schizophrenia patients were 4.7 times more likely to die within the 6.2 years of follow-up if they were smokers.
Psych Central
added Aug 18, 2013 11:59
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[UK] STOPPARD: What a price to pay for chain smoking

Ulcers that never heal form – they get bigger and the toes start to turn black. Despite all this, Willie kept puffing away as one leg, then the second one was removed.
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 11, 2013 22:46
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[Czech Republic] Czech president told to cut smoking, drinking due to health

Czech President Milos Zeman, known for his love of alcohol and smoking, was told on Friday to drastically cut down on both after being diagnosed with diabetes, the health minister said. Martin Holcat, speaking on Czech Radio, said that on the advice of d
Reuters
added Aug 3, 2013 15:58
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