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[Finland] Effect of smoking on use of antibacterials: a 9-year follow-up study of 24 000 working-aged Finns

Background Previous studies indicate an association between tobacco smoking and infectious diseases. However, large population-based follow-up studies including both accurate measurements of smoking behaviour and confounders and a reliable register-based
Tobacco Control
added Jun 14, 2013 18:09

[Finland] Proximity to a tobacco store and smoking cessation: a cohort study

Conclusions Living within walking distance of a tobacco store reduced the likelihood of smoking cessation among men who were moderate/heavy smokers.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 23, 2013 11:32

[Finland, Iceland, Netherlands, USA] Researchers identify gene that influences nicotine dependence

A DNA variant—located in the DNMT3B gene and commonly found in people of European and African descent—increases the likelihood of developing nicotine dependence, smoking heavily, and developing lung cancer, according to a new study led by RTI Internationa
PR Newswire
added Oct 10, 2017 15:57

[Finland] Longer Trip to Buy Cigarettes May Help Smokers Quit

The study is the first of its kind to examine the impact of residential proximity to tobacco sales on smoking behaviors, and the findings have important policy implications for smoking cessation efforts, researcher Anna Pulakka, PhD, of Finland's Univers
MedPage Today
added Aug 17, 2016 14:52

[Finland] Longer distance to tobacco shop tied to better odds of quitting

Having to walk further from home to get to a tobacco shop increases the odds that smokers will quit, according a large study in Finland. Researchers found that every 500-meter (about one third of a mile) increase in distance to the nearest tobacco shop i
added Aug 15, 2016 19:43

[Finland] The Efficacy of Acetium Lozenge®* in Intervention for Smoking Cessation. A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. (PDF)

regular use of Acetium® lozenges (L-cysteine and Xylitol) while smoking will significantly contribute to harm reduction of cigarette smoking by a) eliminating smoke- derived carcinogenic acetaldehyde in the saliva, and b) by decreasing acetaldehyde produ
Biohit Oyj (fi)
added Nov 4, 2015 15:52

[Finland] Passive smoking adds three years to the age of a child's arteries

Exposure to passive smoking in childhood causes irreversible damage to the structure of children’s arteries, according to a study by University of Tasmania and Finnish researchers published today (Wednesday, 4 March) in the European Heart Journal.
added Mar 5, 2014 19:05

[Finland] Exposure to parental smoking in childhood or adolescence is associated with increased carotid intima-media thickness in young adults: evidence from the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study and the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study

results show the pervasive effect of exposure to parental smoking on children's vascular health up to 25 years later. There must be continued efforts to reduce smoking among adults to protect young people and to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease
European Heart Journal
added Mar 5, 2014 13:58

[Finland] Smoking and long-term labour market outcomes

Smoking is negatively related to long-term labour market outcomes. The provision of information about the indirect monetary costs of smoking may thus complement the policy efforts that aim at educating consumers about the health costs of smoking.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 26, 2014 12:36

[Finland] Can this pill help smokers quit?

A new lozenge containing the amino acid L-cysteine is an effective, nontoxic smoking-cessation product, according to researchers in Finland. At least two US experts are not convinced, however.
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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