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[China] Smoking linked with higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Although adiposity is the major modifiable risk factor for diabetes, other research in China suggests this can explain only about 50% of the increase in diabetes prevalence over recent decades, suggesting other lifestyle factors, including smoking, may pl
University of Oxford (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:16

Behavioral Economic Purchase Tasks to Estimate Demand for Novel Nicotine/Tobacco Products and Prospectively Predict Future Use: Evidence from the Netherlands

This paper uses a behavioral economic approach to test whether smokers have differential demand for conventional factory-made, electronic, and very low nicotine content cigarettes (FMCs/ECs/VLNCs) ...greater demand was observed for FMCs relative to ECs an
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 15, 2018 14:13

Smoke-damaged airway tissue restored on switching to glo

A new lab-based study has shown that when airway cells damaged by cigarette smoke are exposed instead to glo vapour, the biological effects caused by smoke exposure are reversed. glo is British American Tobacco's tobacco heating product (THP). It is des
added Mar 14, 2018 23:18

Cigarette Smoking Progression among Young Adults Diagnosed with ADHD in Childhood: A 16-year Longitudinal Study of Children with and without ADHD

This study shows that ADHD-related smoking risk begins at a young age, progresses rapidly, and becomes resistant to cessation attempts by adulthood. Prevention efforts should acknowledge the speed of uptake; treatments should target the higher relapse ri
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 14, 2018 22:22

Development and Validation of the Questionnaire of Vaping Craving

The findings support the reliability and validity of the QVC and suggest it could be used in laboratory and clinical settings as a psychometrically sound measure of vaping craving.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 14, 2018 22:21

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) view it differently than non-LGBT: Exposure to tobacco-related couponing, e-cigarette advertisements, and anti-tobacco messages on social and traditional media

LGBT (particularly LGBT smokers) are more likely to be exposed to and interact with tobacco-related messages on new and social media than their non-LGBT counterparts. Higher levels of tobacco-media exposure were significantly associated with higher likel
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 14, 2018 22:20

Tobacco Industry Promotional Strategies Targeting American Indians/Alaska Natives and Exploiting Tribal Sovereignty

Proven policy interventions to address these disparities including tobacco price increases, cigarette taxes, comprehensive smokefree laws, and industry denormalization campaigns to reduce smoking prevalence and smoking-related disease could be considered
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 14, 2018 22:19
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[UK] England's coastal town Hastings emerges as capital of smoking

Hastings, the southeast coastal town famed for the 1066 Battle of Hastings, emerged Wednesday as the smoking capital of England. More than a quarter of people (25.7 percent) in Hastings smoke cigarettes, the highest percentage in England, the Office for
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 14, 2018 22:13

PMI's Application to Best Practices to our Clinical Programs

The following is an excerpt from PMI’s 4th issue of its Scientific Update, in which Dr. Patrick Picavet, Director Medical Affairs, discusses our practice of conducting high-quality clinical research.
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Mar 14, 2018 21:27

The Israeli Ministry of Health has Approved Kanabo Research's Medical Cannabis Vaporizer as a Medical Device

Israel becomes the first country in the world to grant medical device approval for a medical cannabis vaporizer
PR Newswire
added Mar 14, 2018 21:23
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