Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Health/Science 68,345 headlines found

5 Views

BRIEF-Opko Health enters into exclusive agreement with Japan Tobacco to develop and commercialize Rayaldee in Japan

* Opko Health - As per agrement, co eligible to receive up to additional $31 million in development & regulatory milestones & $75 million in sales based milestones​ * Opko Health Inc - JT will make​ another ‍$6 million payment to co upon initiation of O
Reuters
added Oct 12, 2017 22:45
2 Views

Effects of health-oriented descriptors on combustible cigarette and electronic cigarette packaging: an experiment among adult smokers in the United States

Conclusions The effect of health-oriented language was significant for combustible cigarettes and e-cigarette packages. Policies to restrict health-oriented language on cigarette and e-cigarette packaging are recommended.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 12, 2017 22:29
4 Views

Marijuana as a ‘concept’ flavour for cigar products: availability and price near California schools

Understanding how the tobacco industry manipulates cigar products and marketing to capitalise on the appeal of marijuana to youth and other priority populations is important to inform regulation, particularly for flavoured tobacco products. In addition, t
Tobacco Control
added Oct 12, 2017 22:28
10 Views

[Canada] Package size matters: tobacco packaging, retail merchandising and its influence on trial and impulse sales

most of consumer purchase is on impulse—decided at the point-of-sale’. Given such dynamics, BAT indicated that ‘it becomes clear that merchandising materials must have high positive impact at point of sales, to draw consumer attention and generate the des
Tobacco Control
added Oct 12, 2017 22:27
2 Views

Softening Among U.S. Smokers With Psychological Distress: More Quit Attempts and Lower Consumption as Smoking Drops [FREE FULL TEXT]

smokers with psychological distress, like the general population, are softening over time. To improve health outcomes and increase health equity, tobacco control policies should continue moving all subgroups of smokers down these softening curves, while s
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Oct 12, 2017 16:35
3 Views

[UK] The latest on smoking cessation in community pharmacy

Two of the country’s main cancer charities back the use of e-cigarettes as a smoking cessation aid – albeit with a note of caution. Dr Penny Woods, chief executive of the British Lung Foundation, says: “Pharmacists can be very clear with people that the
Chemist & Druggist (uk)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:11
7 Views

[India] 'Every year after Diwali respiratory diseases double': Sharp rise in lung cancer among Delhi's non-smokers

Leading pulmonologists blame the worrisome trend on poor air quality and claim there is a tectonic shift in patient profile as the number of non-smokers contracting the deadly disease has gone up to 40 per cent from about 10 per cent 15 years ago.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 13, 2017 06:31
6 Views

[Japan] They’re heating up: Internet search query trends reveal significant public interest in heat-not-burn tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

Public health practitioners should expand heat-not-burn tobacco product surveillance, adjust existing tobacco control strategies to account for heat-not-burn tobacco products, and preemptively study the health risks/benefits, popular perceptions, and heal
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Oct 12, 2017 17:01
2 Views

[Australia] Indigenous smoking deaths on the rise despite people butting out

Lead researcher Dr Ray Lovett said the study found the lag between smoking and the onset of smoking-related diseases such as lung cancer means the number of smoking deaths was likely to keep climbing. "We have seen significant declines in smoking among I
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 12, 2017 16:57
2 Views

[Australia] The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smoking epidemic: what stage are we at, and what does it mean?

we expect tobacco-related cancer mortality to remain high, but peak within the next decade; however, there is a critical need for improved evidence to make an accurate assessment. The continuation and expansion of comprehensive tobacco reduction measures
Public Health Research & Practice (au)
added Oct 12, 2017 16:32
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines