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[New Jersey] RUTGERS SCIENTIST HELPS ID NEW CANCER-CAUSING AGENT IN TOBACCO SMOKE

have found that chemicals called aldehydes — present in tobacco smoke in high quantities — are the primary cause of damage to DNA and suppress its ability to repair damage. And ongoing, related work at Rutgers suggests consumption of certain healthy foods
NJ Spotlight
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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Trump administration plan would shift USDA programs

The shift would leave FDA to focus on “drugs, devices, biologics, tobacco, dietary supplements, and cosmetics” after shifting about 5,000 FDA employees and $1.3 billion from FDA to the new USDA agency. This new agency would “cover virtually all the foods
Agri-Pulse
added Jun 22, 2018 22:06
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Trump Floats Moving All Food Safety Oversight To USDA ($$)

would give the agency the full mandate and budget it needs to oversee the entire U.S. food supply and would free up resources ... could focus on regulating drugs, medical devices and tobacco. "USDA demonstrates strong and...
Law360
added Jun 22, 2018 21:59
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[UK] Young adults that go gluten-free are more likely to purge, smoke and have bad body images

The researchers found that these participants were three times more likely to have an unhealthy concern over their weight and use unhealthy methods to control it including purging, smoking and taking diet pills.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:55
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[Minnesota] Extreme dieters eating gluten-free food alongside smoking and vomiting

smoking, taking diet pills and making themselves vomit. Those who engaged in such unhealthy behaviours were three times more likely to value gluten-free foods than those who ate well, the survey found.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:03
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Smoking and Diabetes Linked to Calcium Buildup in Brain

Smoking and diabetes could increase the risk of abnormal calcium buildup in the brain, a new Dutch study suggests. The study included nearly 2,000 people, average age 78, who visited a memory clinic in the Netherlands. Brain CT scans showed more than 19
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 13, 2018 23:07
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Smoking and Diabetes Linked to Calcium Buildup in Brain

Smoking and diabetes could increase the risk of abnormal calcium buildup in the brain, a new Dutch study suggests. The study included nearly 2,000 people, average age 78, who visited a memory clinic in the Netherlands. Brain CT scans showed more than 19
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 13, 2018 23:07
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Smoking clogs up parts of the brain crucial for memory - increasing the risk of dementia, study finds

It causes a build up of calcium in the hippocampus - gray matter that stores both our recent experiences and those that happened a long time ago. A study of almost 2,000 older people found those who smoked - or were diabetic - were more likely to have t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 13, 2018 12:22
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Hippocampal Calcifications: Risk Factors and Association with Cognitive Function

Older age, diabetes mellitus, and smoking were associated with an increased risk of hippocampal calcifications. A greater degree of hippocampal calcifications was not associated with lower cognitive function in patients with memory complaints.
Radiology
added Jun 13, 2018 12:19
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[Canada] Teenage girls who are dieting are more likely to binge on alcohol and cigarettes, new study finds

A study found that trying to lose weight led to a range of harmful behaviours, including skipping meals, which researchers suggest is linked to poor body image. The team at the University of Waterloo in Canada examined data from more than 3,300 high sch
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 11, 2018 01:16
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