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[Ireland] Famine victims had badly rotten teeth due to heavy smoking new study reveals

New research has found that smoking was rampant among Irish during the time of the famine, and the majority of adults had rotten teeth due to the habit. A study carried out by leading bioarchaeologist Dr. Jonny Geber examined the teeth of 363 impoverishe
IrishCentral LLC (New York, NY)
added Oct 19, 2018 01:55
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[UK] Forecasting life expectancy, years of life lost, and all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 250 causes of death: reference and alternative scenarios for 2016–40 for 195 countries and territories [FREE FULL TEXT]

Country-level smoking trends were markedly variable in the past, corresponding with where countries are on the tobacco-epidemic curve and in the scale-up of tobacco control;27 subsequently, our better and worse health scenarios showed comparably varied fu
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 18, 2018 15:54
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Spain to lead Japan in global life expectancy, US continues to slide

the most premature mortalities were high blood pressure, high body mass index, high blood sugar, tobacco use and alcohol...faster progress by helping people tackle the major risks, especially smoking and poor diet."
CNN
added Oct 18, 2018 15:50
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UK life-expectancy rises to 23rd in world ranking despite obesity and smoking pressures

“But nations could make faster progress by helping people tackle the major risks, especially smoking and poor diet.”...researchers looked at the impact of 79 independent drivers of health including smoking, high body mass index (BMI), and lack of clean w
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 18, 2018 15:45
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[Massachusetts] Framingham: The study and the town that changed the health of a generation

Smoking. Cholesterol. Blood pressure. Obesity. It's common knowledge today that these all can lead to heart trouble. But in the 1940s... And as early as 1960, it pinned smoking as one of the culprits for heart disease. But the work continues to branch o
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:37
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[Australia] The Future Colorectal Cancer Burden Attributable to Modifiable Behaviors: A Pooled Cohort Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

For smoking, we examined status, time since quitting (lag time, in decades), and intensity for current smokers.... Taking men and women together, CRC risk was positively associated with smoking, overweight and obesity (BMI ≥25 kg/m2), and excessive alcoho
JNCI Cancer Spectrum
added Sep 26, 2018 16:18
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[UK] Obesity set to overtake smoking as the most common cause of preventable cancer for women with one in ten linked to weight by 2035, charity's report finds

Obesity will overtake smoking as the leading preventable cause of cancer in women within 25 years, experts warn. A study predicts one in ten new female cancer cases – around 23,000 a year – will be caused by excess weight by 2035, only 2,000 fewer than
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 24, 2018 04:27
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Prenatal smoking exposure and cardio-metabolic risk factors in adulthood: a general population study and a meta-analysis

prenatal smoking exposure is associated with an increased odds ratio of overweight, obesity, and GDM in adulthood, but not with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, waist circumference, or total cholesterol. These findings highlight the importance of abstaining
International Journal of Obesity
added Sep 20, 2018 16:46
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[Asia, China] Study: Smoking kills, but quitting can make you fat

Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Harvard University found that those whose weight increased by more than 15 kilograms after quitting smoking had a higher risk of Type 2 diabetes than smokers. The risk peaked five to seven years after
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:56
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Association between adolescent body-mass index and adulthood smoking

Conclusion Adolescent BMI was strongly associated with increased cigarette smoking behavior in adulthood for women, even after adjusting for important risk factors.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 5, 2018 16:45
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