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[UK] Revealed: Why you always want a cup of coffee after having a cigarette (and it's all to do with your genes)

Those who have the smoking gene are more likely to crave a latte from Starbucks, they claim. And it's because nicotine alters the way their body processes caffeine, causing people to drink more to get a boost, the study suggests.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 2, 2017 05:22
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Can an Apple a Day Keep COPD Away?

Apples, pears, green leafy vegetables and peppers appear to offer protection against COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), said researchers led by Joanna Kaluza, of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences in Poland.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 23, 2017 20:44
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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] Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of COPD: a prospective cohort study of men [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions These results indicate that high consumption of fruits and vegetables is associated with reduced COPD incidence in both current and ex-smokers but not in never-smokers.
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:14
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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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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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[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 may help prevent your brain from aging and hold off Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s

Researchers at Texas A&M found that, when given independently from tobacco, the maligned chemical helps protect the aging brain and may even hold off Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Apparently nicotine’s protective abilities may have someth
Miami (FL) Herald
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53
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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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