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[Kentucky] Survey shows Ky. too obese and smokes too much, but not overly addicted to gambling … yet

we are far and away No. 1. They calculated the potential monetary losses — including both the lifetime and annual cost of a cigarette pack per day, health care expenditures, income losses and other costs — brought on by smoking and exposure to secondhand
Kentucky Today
added Nov 28, 2018 18:55

Health Tip: Identifying Lung Cancer Risks For Non Smokers

Testing your home for radon, avoiding secondhand smoke and limiting exposure to air pollutants can help prevent lung cancer, the society says. A healthy diet with lots of fruits and vegetables may also help reduce your chances of developing lung cancer.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 27, 2018 21:28
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Smoking during pregnancy increases chemerin expression in neonatal tissue [FREE FULL TEXT]

Chemerin mRNA expression was increased and chemerin DNA methylation was decreased in babies born to mothers who smoked during pregnancy. These data provide a potential mechanism that may be mediating the increased obesity risk in individuals that are bor
Experimental Physiology
added Nov 23, 2018 16:40

Smoking during pregnancy increases the likelihood of your baby becoming obese

Smoking during pregnancy increases the chance that your baby will become obese. New research published in Experimental Physiology examined potential reasons for this phenomenon, using tissue which is normally discarded following birth. Smoking and obesi
added Nov 23, 2018 16:37

Tobacco during pregnancy increases baby's obesity risk: Scientists reveal link for the first time as health officials warn vapes may drive young women to nicotine addiction and cigarettes

hammers home the dangers by revealing, for the first time, evidence that combustible cigarettes increase levels of a fat-fueling protein in a woman's unborn baby. The discovery sheds fresh light on a phenomenon that has been identified in previous resear
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 23, 2018 03:47

Smoking cessation, weight gain, and risk of stroke among postmenopausal women [FREE FULL TEXT]

• Smoking cessation significantly reduced all stroke risk. • Smoking cessation significantly reduced ischemic stroke risk. • Smoking cessation was not significantly associated with hemorrhagic stroke risk. • Smoking cessation was associated with weigh
Preventive Medicine
added Nov 22, 2018 13:43

E-Cigarette Use is Associated with Intentions to Lose Weight among High School Students

Findings show a significant association between e-cigarette use and intentions to lose weight among high school students, among the full sample. Interestingly, e-cigarette use was statistically associated with intentions to gain weight among boys. Longit
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 21, 2018 16:59

[UK] Smokers ‘have up to 50 per cent lower risk of Parkinson’s disease’

authors of the study...warned that the “disastrous” harms caused by tobacco continue to vastly outweigh any benefit related to the neurological disease. The scientists told i that instead their research, which received no external funding, should spur on (uk)
added Nov 21, 2018 15:23

Smoking and Vitamin D Deficiency Likely to Worsen CIS Prognosis, Model Suggests

Smoking and low levels of vitamin D can worsen prognosis for people with clinically isolated syndrome (CIS), researchers who developed a model for predicting long-term disability progression report. Their study, “Predicting the course of CIS patients ad
Multiple Sclerosis News Today
added Nov 6, 2018 10:33

Tobacco companies lead the anti-cigarette charge, but what’s behind the smoke and mirrors?

It sounds like a mockery. Anyone currently visiting the Philip Morris International website... Yach used to warn against people like himself: in 2001 he appealed to researchers not to let themselves be bought over by tobacco companies. “Academic naivety
Southeastern Globe (kh)
added Oct 24, 2018 17:07
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