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Uncle Sam Wants You — Or at Least Your Genetic and Lifestyle Information

Those selected to be members of the “precision medicine cohort” will be asked to provide a detailed medical history and blood samples so researchers can extract DNA...plans to collect information about a person’s lifestyle — diet, exercise, smoking, drink
New York Times
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25

Social Smokers Face Real Risks Too

Still, the findings suggest that smoking may be playing a role in contributing to brain bleeding, especially in women, and that people who smoke in any amount should be aware of the heightened danger.
TIME Magazine
added Jul 23, 2016 00:28
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[Asia] Tobacco, unhealthy diet, no exercise top risk factors for Indian youth, says repo

# Among school students in India aged between 13 and 15 years, 19 per cent boys and 8 per cent girls have used a tobacco product in the past month Tobacco and alcohol use, unhealthy diet and physical inactivity have emerged as top risk factors among yout
Indian Express
added Jul 23, 2016 00:23

[Australia] Smoking Reduction Linked to Reduced Suicidality in Patients With Psychotic Conditions

Smoking reduction may reduce suicidality in people with psychotic disorders, according to a new Australian study. The researchers explored the impact of smoking reduction on suicidal ideation and behavior in 235 adults with a psychotic disorder (bipolar
Psychiatry Advisor
added Jul 22, 2016 18:55

BAT developing vaping standards

Marina Trani, Head of R&D at Nicoventures (a wholly owned subsidiary of BAT) will tell delegates at the EuroScience Open Forum 2016 (ESOF 2016) on July 26 that standards need to be harmonised in order to promote innovation, according to a BAT press note.
Tobacco Reporter
added Jul 22, 2016 18:09

Pre-stroke lifestyle tied to long term risk of more strokes, dementia

For stroke survivors, having high blood pressure, diabetes, low levels of good cholesterol or smoking earlier in life accounted for almost 40 percent of the risk for second strokes and 10 percent of risk for post-stroke dementia, according to the analysi
added Jul 22, 2016 17:38

PUBLIC RELEASE: 21-JUL-2016 Global standards for vaping products essential to promote innovation / R&D AT BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO

Marina Trani, Head of R&D of Nicoventures (a wholly owned subsidiary of British American Tobacco) will tell delegates at the EuroScience Open Forum 2016 on July 26th that standards need to be harmonised in order to promote innovation. 'Different rules in
added Jul 22, 2016 17:14

[UK] E-cigs on Twitter: negative sentiment versus enthusiastic bots

content generated by people – as opposed to software – showed an increase in negative sentiment as time went on. This does not necessarily mean users became more negative about e-cigs as a product, but there was an increase in negative expression about a
ECigIntelligence (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 17:13

[Florida] HORTON: Think e-cigs are safe for kids? You’ll think twice after reading this

Parents can guard against these dangers. Talk to children as young as 6, before they are influenced by their peers, Duggan said. Parents should also not indulge in e-cigarette use, Schaechter said. “We know children of smokers are more likely to smoke,
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jul 22, 2016 17:11

[UK] Smoke Less, Drink Less?

"These results go against the commonly held view that people who stop smoking tend to drink more to compensate. It's possible that they are heeding advice to try to avoid alcohol because of its link to relapse," said study lead author Jamie Brown, from U
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 22, 2016 17:02
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