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[Taiwan] Smoggy Air Tied to Higher Odds for Mouth Cancers

researchers compared the health records of more than 482,000 men 40 and older with pollution data gathered from 66 air quality monitoring stations across Taiwan. Smoking and frequent betel quid chewing were associated with increased risk, but so too were
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 12, 2018 00:36
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[India, UK, USA] AGGARWAL: How safe are E-Cigarettes?

the Heart Care Found­ation of India (HCFI) feels that based on available evidence, using e-cigarettes is less harmful than smoking cigarettes though the health effects of its long-term use are not known. It has always supported any smoker who is consider
India Legal (in)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:36
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[UK] E-cigarettes should be used more actively to help smokers quit, experts recommend

"Ongoing nervousness" about the use of e-cigarettes in stop-smoking services can be a "significant" barrier to people finding support, research revealed during "Stoptober" shows. New research by the University of Exeter and University of Melbourne, funde
EurekAlert
added Oct 12, 2018 00:36
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[UK] E-cigarettes research shows clear benefits of switching from tobacco

Stoptober is timely for Senior Lecturer Alexis Bailey who has presented preliminary results from his research on e-cigarettes at SRNT, the top nicotine and tobacco research conference, in Munich last month. There has been a meteoric rise of electric cig
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:36
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Smoking and Risk of Colorectal Cancer Sub-Classified by Tumor-Infiltrating T Cells

Colorectal cancer risk increased by smoking was stronger for tumors with lower T-lymphocyte response, suggesting an interplay of smoking and immunity in colorectal carcinogenesis.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Oct 12, 2018 00:35
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Revolution or redux? Assessing IQOS through a precursor product [FREE FULL TEXT]

IQOS appears to be a variant of Accord without consistent improvements in exposure to aerosol toxic compounds. In contrast to PM’s past claims for Accord, PMI now claims in its MRTP application that IQOS reduces health risk. This shift in stance is likely
Tobacco Control
added Oct 11, 2018 17:56
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[UK] E-cigarettes should be used more actively to help smokers quit, researchers say

And there is an nervousness about the use of e-cigarettes in stop-smoking services, which can be a barrier to people finding support.... The research shows strong leadership from organisations such as Public Health England has made a difference in changi
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 11, 2018 17:34
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[UK] Experts threaten public health body over link to drink industry

Hundreds of top academics have threatened to stop advising Public Health England unless it abandons plans to work with the alcohol industry... Leading experts in drinking, smoking, obesity and cancer, whose work underpins official policies, say they are l
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 11, 2018 17:27
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[Greece, UK] Another reason to stop vaping: E-cigarette flavors are just as bad for lung inflammation as smoking, study finds

A new Greek study in mice suggests that e-liquids and their flavoring additives cause lung inflammation and may impair them as badly as cigettes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 11, 2018 17:19
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E-Cigs Continue to Spark Debate Over Health Risks/Benefits

Americans remain divided on whether the devices are a boon or a threat to public health. That's the main finding of a new HealthDay/Harris Poll that surveyed over 2,000 adults on their e-cigarette views. Vaping has long been promoted as a way to help sm
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 11, 2018 16:58
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