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[Korea - South] STRAIGHT TO YOUR HEAD Smokers are ‘much more likely to develop dementia’, docs warn

Those who has smoked long-term but recently quit had a 14 per cent less chance of developing Alzheimer's later in life. They also had a 32 per cent reduced chance of developing vascular dementia - one of the most common forms of the disease. While thos
The Sun (uk)
added Sep 6, 2018 14:14

[Korea - South] Smokers 'much more likely to develop dementia,' docs warn

Those who don't smoke, or had quit smoking, had less chance of developing the degenerative brain condition than those who still smoke cigarettes, according to a Korean study. Those who has smoked long-term but recently quit had a 14 per cent less chance
Fox News
added Sep 6, 2018 13:58
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[Switzerland, UK] Letter to WHO's DG against prohibition and for risk-proportionate regulation

We’ve sent a letter to WHO and the FCTC secretariat in advance of FCTC COP-8 (1-6 October, Geneva) – protesting about WHO’s inclination towards prohibition and excessive regulation of alternative nicotine delivery systems (ANDS). For background, see pap
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Oct 2, 2018 18:36

[Michigan] Vaping increasing among Washtenaw County teens

More than 18 percent of Washtenaw County high school students have used electronic vapor products in the last 30 days, according to a survey conducted by the Michigan Departments of Education and Health and Human Services. The 2017-18 Michigan Profile fo
MLive blogs
added Sep 7, 2018 01:53

Graphic images on cigarette warnings stick with smokers

If you want smokers to remember cigarette-warning labels, include a graphic image of the results of long-term smoking, a new study suggests. A vivid image—such as a picture of a nicotine addict smoking through a surgical hole in his throat—packs an emo
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 6, 2018 20:25

[Massachusetts] Court Orders FDA to Move Forward With Graphic Cigarette Warnings

Talwani, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, ruled in favor of a lawsuit filed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Lung Association, and six other public health and medical groups contending that the FDA had "unre
MedPage Today
added Sep 6, 2018 14:29

[Korea - North] Effect of smoking cessation on the risk of dementia: a longitudinal study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking was associated with increased risk of dementia. Smokers who quit for a prolonged period of time may benefit from reduced risk of dementia. Therefore, smokers should be encouraged to quit in order to reduce the risk of developing dementia, especia
Annals of Clinical & Laboratory Science
added Sep 6, 2018 14:16

Judge orders FDA to speed up graphic warnings requirements for cigarettes

Federal authorities cannot continue delaying guidance on requiring cigarette packs to carry graphic health warnings, a judge ruled today. The decision is a victory for the Academy and other health groups that filed suit against the Food and Drug Administ
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Sep 6, 2018 14:11

Youth access to JUUL online: eBay sales of JUUL prior to and following FDA action

The online auction site eBay has been mentioned as a source of JUUL access for youth, and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) notified eBay to remove JUUL listings ...Online platforms may lack the will or expertise to effectively monitor content for
Tobacco Control
added Sep 6, 2018 02:34

Cytotoxic effects of heated tobacco products (HTP) on human bronchial epithelial cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

Using limited cytotoxic measures, the HTP showed reduced cytotoxicity relative to a combustible cigarette but higher toxicity than an e-cigarette. More comprehensive testing is needed to determine long-term effects of inhaling emissions from HTP.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 6, 2018 02:32
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