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Electronic cigarettes increase endothelial progenitor cells in the blood of healthy volunteers.

ten puffs of e-cigarette vapor inhalation caused an increase in EPCs. This increase was of the same magnitude as following smoking of one traditional cigarette, as we previously demonstrated. Taken together, these results may represent signs of possible v
Atherosclerosis
added Dec 5, 2016 02:32
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ARCHIVE: The Global Research Neglect of Unassisted Smoking Cessation: Causes and Consequences

Many assisted cessation studies, but few if any unassisted cessation studies, are funded by pharmaceutical companies manufacturing cessation products. Health authorities should emphasise the positive message that the most successful method used by most
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Dec 5, 2016 02:31
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Do cigarette graphic warnings encourage smokers to attend a smoking cessation programme: a quasi-experimental study

Smokers who received GWLs on their cigarette packs were more likely to attend a cessation programme. Thus, this study is one of the first to document a change in a directly observed behavioural outcome as a function of month-long exposure to cigarette pa
Tobacco Control
added Dec 4, 2016 21:46
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[Taiwan] Research letter Unregulated hazards to young people: smoking in films

Current tobacco control legislations may not be adequate in protecting adolescents and young adults from being exposed to smoking imagery in films. For example, Taiwan implemented the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act (THPA) in 1997, which states that ‘smok
Tobacco Control
added Dec 4, 2016 21:45
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[Delaware] Long-term effects of vaping are still unknown

Can e-cigarettes be used to quit smoking regular cigarettes? The FDA has not approved e-cigarettes as a method to quit smoking. There are a few people who are able to quit smoking using e-cigarettes, but in the real world most of the people using e-ciga
Cape Gazette Newspaper (Lewes, DE)
added Dec 4, 2016 21:30
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[UK] E-cigs: The incendiary truth... Just 10 puffs increases your risk of heart disease and they may even make smokers LESS likely to quit

Scientists at the world-renowned Karolinska Institute in Stockholm have discovered that just ten puffs on an e-cig is enough to trigger physiological changes that, in the words of one leading expert, 'start the heart disease ball rolling'. This study fo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 4, 2016 21:24
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking ban in cars: Another nail in the coffin of our No 1 killer

smoking remains Scotland’s biggest preventable killer, accounting for one in five deaths, 128,000 annual hospital admissions and a drain of up to £500 million on the NHS every year. Tomorrow, health campaigners hope the downward trend will continue when s
The Scotsman (uk)
added Dec 4, 2016 21:04
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[Caribbean] Jamaicans warned about third-hand smoke

In an interview with JIS News, Senior Medical Officer (SMO) at the National Chest Hospital, Dr Terry Baker, said that third-hand smoke presents risks that were not previously identified in medical research. “Information about third-hand smoke is relativ
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Dec 4, 2016 20:58
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[Kentucky] Low-dose CT scans provide early detection for lung cancer

With Kentucky’s history as a tobacco state, where nearly one-third of adults are current or former smokers, it’s not surprising that the Bluegrass State ranks first in new cases of lung cancer each year. Lung cancer is found in the tissues of the lung,
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Dec 4, 2016 17:10
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E-cigarettes and other Next Generation Products

We are passionate about our tobacco business...But we are also devoting significant time, funds and resources to extending that choice to include alternative tobacco and nicotine products which provide consumers with potentially less risky alternatives t
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Dec 3, 2016 02:23
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