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[UK] The effect of electronic cigarette and tobacco smoke exposure on COPD bronchial epithelial cell inflammatory responses

Conclusion: ECVE caused toxicity and reduced the antiviral response to poly I:C. This raises concerns over the safety of e-cig use.
Dove Medical Press (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 21:42
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Smokers who vape are half as likely to ditch tobacco as those who never use e-cigarettes, study finds

Study author Dr Stanton Glantz, from the University of California, San Francisco, said: 'This is important because e-cigarettes are widely promoted as a smoking cessation tool. 'And, while there is no question that some smokers do successfully quit with
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 21:42
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Wanted: Former Kentucky tobacco farms to join fight against malaria

Researchers at the University of Kentucky Tobacco Research and Development Center are testing a new crop: artemisia... Once known for expertise in growing tobacco, Kentucky is poised to become the epicenter of production of a similar plant that is used t
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Mar 23, 2018 21:33
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[Australia] ANOTHER OPTION TO QUIT

NSW smokers who want to quit are being recruited to take part in a world-first trial comparing two smoking cessation medications – a natural plant extract, cytisine, and the prescription medicine, varenicline. Cytisine is a natural, plant-based compound
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Mar 23, 2018 20:48
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[UK] Bad lifestyles are to blame for 2,500 cancer cases a week as experts say the disease is not simply caused by genes or 'bad luck'

More than 2,500 cancer cases diagnosed every week in the UK are preventable by making simple lifestyle changes, research has found. Almost four in ten of all cancers could be avoided by switching to a healthier diet, doing more exercise and giving up sm
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 20:09
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FDA Mulls Exempting 'Premium' Cigars from Regulation

the agency has issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to seek scientific data and public input on patterns of use and safety concerns. The FDA is also asking for input on how a premium cigar should be defined. The move comes a week after
MedPage Today
added Mar 23, 2018 19:21
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FDA In Brief: FDA seeks additional input, scientific data on patterns of use and resulting public health impacts of ‘premium’ cigars

we’re aware of the ongoing interest into how ‘premium’ cigars fit into our policy framework. As such, we’re welcoming stakeholders to share any new and relevant information that could inform the FDA’s regulation of ‘premium’ cigars, and address the questi
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 23, 2018 15:42
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Preventable Cancer / Forget the nanny state. The doctor state can and should save lives

Despite decades of rising taxes and ever-tighter sales restrictions, tobacco still accounts for 54,000 of them. This is an astonishing number but since 2011 it has fallen to about 15 per cent of cases. This means anti-smoking measures are working, and it
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:14
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[UK] Four in 10 cancer cases could be prevented by lifestyle changes

New figures from Cancer Research UK (CRUK) show that more than 2,500 cancer cases a week are avoidable, with exposure to tobacco smoke the leading factor, accounting for just over 15% of cancer cases.
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:10
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[New York] Without Health Answers, Vaping Trends Up For Youth

After polling Mercy students, 41 percent of students said they vaped on a somewhat regular basis. Most said they started it because they wanted to try it or were offered. Out of those who vaped, only 14 percent knew of the health risks associated with v
The Impact (Mercy College, NY)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:36
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