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Fruit and vegetables 'can REDUCE chronic lung disease risk in smokers'

Although the risk reduction was down to their antioxidant properties the best defence is not to smoke or quit, scientists at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm and Warsaw University of Life Sciences said. COPD, forecast to become the world's third b
The [London, UK] Express
added Feb 23, 2017 13:15
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[UK] The health expert happy to work with the ‘enemy’ / Derek Yach left the WHO to co-operate with the food sector

When Derek Yach decided to leave the World Health Organization for PepsiCo in 2007, he caused a huge stir. How could one of the most-respected health academics jump ship to the “enemy” — Big Soda? Health campaigners and scientists were often seen as the
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 17:10
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[UK] Pressure on smokers and obese could steer patients into private healthcare

In what some campaigners have called a steer to force people into private healthcare, much of the STPs promise to deliver savings by putting the onus on patients to improve their health before receiving treatment. Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Gro
inews.co.uk (uk)
added Feb 17, 2017 20:20
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Nicotine exposure during and after pregnancy can cause hearing problems in children

Nicotine exposure during pregnancy has previously been shown to harm the brain development of a fetus. Mothers who smoke, use e-cigarettes or nicotine replacement therapy have an increased risk of premature delivery, decreased child birth weight, and an
EurekAlert
added Feb 13, 2017 03:42
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[Australia] SOHLBERG: Plain Packaging and Warning Labels—While the WTO is Examining the Legality of Packaging and Labeling Requirements that Prohibit the Use of Lawfully Registered Trademarks on Tobacco Products, Researchers Promote Their Use on Soft Drinks and Alcoh

Honduras, Dominican Republic, Indonesia and Cuba allege that plain packaging is an unjustifiable encumbrance ...Given the drive by...health researchers of promoting tobacco-like regulation in the food and beverage sector, the industry will need to pay clo
JD Supra, LLC
added Feb 11, 2017 00:41
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Review: Smokeless Tobacco Linked to Increased Risk of T2DM

(snus) is associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online Feb. 6 in the Journal of Internal Medicine. Sofia Carlsson, Ph.D., from the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, and colleagues used pooled data from five
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 9, 2017 01:24
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Swedish Match urges caution about snus-diabetes finding

‘When six studies say one thing and there comes a seventh saying something different, I think that you should be cautious in drawing any conclusions,’ says, Lars-Erik Rutqvist, head of scientific affairs, Swedish Match.” ‘The only study that shows a co
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 9, 2017 01:00
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Smokeless tobacco (snus) is associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes: results from five pooled cohorts

high consumption of snus is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes. The risk was similar to that in smokers, implying that smokers will not reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes by changing to snus use. The results also support the notion that nicotine increase
Wiley Online Library
added Feb 18, 2017 00:23
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[Sweden] 'Snus' users run greater risk of type 2 diabetes

The researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Umeå and Lund universities studied pooled data for a total of 54,500 men followed between the years of 1990 and 2013, during which time 2,441 of them developed type 2 diabetes. Owing to the size of the study,
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 8, 2017 15:08
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Early exposure to thirdhand cigarette smoke affects body mass and the development of immunity in mice [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our results demonstrate that neonatal THS exposure decreases bodyweight and that THS exposure induces persistent changes in the hematopoietic system independent of age at exposure. These results also suggest that THS exposure may have adverse effects on h
Scientific Reports
added Feb 3, 2017 21:08
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