Headlines Tagged with Health/Science — 70,226 headlines found
While the company’s iQos product reduced exposure to some harmful chemicals compared to smoking, users could still develop certain precancerous lesions similar to those that can be caused by traditional cigarettes, Food and Drug Administration staff said
Jan 22, 2018 Bloomberg News
added Jan 22, 2018 22:57
Critics of the FDA's plan are doubtful that tobacco companies will comply by drastically reducing nicotine levels, and concerned that they could also launch cigarette alternatives that still might carry substantial health risks.
Jan 21, 2018 Inquisitr
added Jan 22, 2018 22:34
The Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for January 24-25 will be held as planned, even if the current government shutdown continues. Please see the 2018 TPSAC meeting page for further details. To Comment on the Philip Morris
Jan 22, 2018 FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 22, 2018 22:16
The FDA review said some non-smokers, including young people, would likely experiment with iQOS. Reviewers also questioned if smokers would completely switch to iQOS from cigarettes. In company studies, less than 20 percent of U.S. users switched complet
Jan 22, 2018 AP - Associated Press
added Jan 22, 2018 21:49
“Only 13% of Greeks over the age of 65 smoke, and now we are seeing the fruits of years of campaigning in schools, with a big fall in Greeks under the age of 24 becoming smokers. The battle is with those who are middle-aged,” he said. Smoking cessation c
Jan 20, 2018 The Observer (uk)
added Jan 22, 2018 20:10
Researchers from the University of Bristol examined survey data from 3,328 teenagers who had answered questions on their use of cigarettes and marijuana. The team found that those who had smoked cigarettes only at an early age were 4.3% more likely to e
Jan 19, 2018 IBTimes (uk)
added Jan 22, 2018 20:07
Far more people say a cigarette, an alcoholic drink or a candy bar are more harmful to a person’s overall health than pot, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News survey finds.
Jan 20, 2018 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jan 22, 2018 05:44
While there is not a formal docket to express this concern (because FDA has not sought public comment on the IQOS PMTA), we have written to Center for Tobacco Products director Mitch Zeller urging FDA not to approve the application. The text of the lett
Jan 20, 2018 Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 21, 2018 21:19
Electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes) have gained popularity over the past few years, but their effectiveness in helping smokers quit and their long-term safety remain uncertain.
Jan 20, 2018 Harvard Health Publications
added Jan 20, 2018 16:54
While a majority of Americans correctly identify tobacco use (78%) and sun exposure (66%) as risk factors for cancer, far fewer are aware of other lifestyle factors that increase their cancer risk.
Oct 24, 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
added Jan 20, 2018 16:44