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[UK] Stop smoking - what happens to your body when you quit cigarettes? Timeline revealed

“After 20 minutes, pulse rate returns to normal,” said the NHS. “After eight hours, nicotine and carbon monoxide levels in blood reduce by more than half, and oxygen levels return to normal. Carbon monoxide is a chemical that’s found in cigarettes. It
Daily Express (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 15:05
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Modest exercise increase can curb weight gain after quitting smoking

For middle-aged women who worry about adding pounds when they quit smoking, a large study suggests that adding even a modest amount of weekly exercise after quitting can minimize weight gain. Nearly 7 of 10 U.S. adult cigarette smokers say they want to
Reuters
added Aug 2, 2018 14:57
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Effects of intranasal oxytocin on stress-induced cigarette craving in daily smokers

The current study findings do not support several previous reports that OT reduced either stress or drug craving. Implications This study finds a null result of the neuropeptide oxytocin on stress-induced cigarette craving. Reporting null findings is pa
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 2, 2018 00:45
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Plain packaging: legislative differences in Australia, France, the UK, New Zealand and Norway, and options for strengthening regulations

While plain packaging represents a milestone in tobacco-control policy, future legislation need not simply reflect the past but could set new benchmarks to maximise the potential benefits of this policy.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 2, 2018 00:32
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Projections in Breast and Lung Cancer Mortality among Women: A Bayesian Analysis of 52 Countries Worldwide

The mortality for lung and breast cancer is higher in high-income countries than in middle-income countries; lung cancer mortality is lower in the latter because the tobacco epidemic is not yet widespread. Due to these observed characteristics of lung can
Cancer Research
added Aug 1, 2018 16:03
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Lung cancer mortality rates among women projected to increase by over 40 percent by 2030

The global age-standardized lung cancer mortality rate among women is projected to increase by 43 percent from 2015 to 2030, according to an analysis of data from 52 countries. The global age-standardized breast cancer mortality rate is projected to decr
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 1, 2018 15:44
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ENDS Not Effective as Tobacco Cessation Method, Says Study

The researchers found no evidence to indicate that ENDS marketed and used in the United States are effective at helping cigarette smokers quit at a population level, even though anecdotally, some smokers have said they found ENDS useful in their cessatio
American Family Physician
added Aug 24, 2018 13:00
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Impact of the WHO FCTC on non-cigarette tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

The strongest achievements have been in protection from exposure to tobacco smoke; controlling advertising, promotion and sponsorship; controlling sales to and by minors; education, communication and public awareness; and packaging and labelling of NCTP.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2018 16:01
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Secondhand smoke exposure during pregnancy: a cross-sectional analysis of data from Demographic and Health Survey from 30 low-income and middle-income countries

We have demonstrated that SHS exposure during pregnancy is far more common than active smoking in LMICs, accounting for more stillbirths than active smoking. Protecting pregnant women from SHS exposure should be a key strategy to improve maternal and chil
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2018 15:46
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Impact of the WHO FCTC on non-cigarette tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

Future work should address the deep-rooted social acceptance of NCTP, the laxity in their control, their exclusion from regulations in some countries and the failure to subject them to increased taxation. Control measures should also specifically target t
Tobacco Control
added Jul 31, 2018 22:36
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