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Hepatitis C linked to higher risk of head and neck cancers

Because smoking is a major risk factor for head and neck cancers, researchers also looked at data for a control group of 694 people with lung tumors and other smoking-related malignancies. They found 6.5 percent of this control group had HCV.
Reuters
added Apr 25, 2016 14:27
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Association Between Hepatitis C Virus and Head and Neck Cancers

HCV is associated with nonoropharyngeal (except nasopharyngeal) and HPV-positive oropharyngeal HNCs. Further studies are required to explore the possible interaction between HCV and HPV, and the association between HCV and other HPV-related malignancies.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 25, 2016 14:27
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Study Ties Certain Mouth Germs to Pancreatic Cancer Risk

"We identified two types of bacteria that are associated with a higher risk for pancreatic cancer and have been tied in the past to such diseases as periodontitis, or inflammation of the gums," explained lead researcher Jiyoung Ahn. She's an associate pr
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 20, 2016 20:42
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Pancreatic Cancer Risk Tied to Specific Mouth Bacteria

The presence of certain bacteria in the mouth may reveal increased risk for pancreatic cancer and enable earlier, more precise treatment. This is the main finding of a study led by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center and its Laura and Isaac Perlmutt
PR Newswire
added Apr 20, 2016 13:06
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How brushing your teeth can ward off CANCER: Bacteria found in the mouth 'linked to deadly strains of the disease'

new research suggests that properly cleaning our teeth may also help ward off a particularly vicious form of cancer. Scientists have discovered that pancreatic cancer - one of the most deadly - is linked to two types of bacteria that also cause gum diseas
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 19, 2016 22:13
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Where Have All the Ear Infections Gone?

“The reason goes back to the parents and the good decisions they’re making, to immunize their children, to breast-feed their children, to not smoke around their children,” Dr. Byington said. “It’s parents making these good decisions for their kids, and i
New York Times Blogs
added Apr 18, 2016 14:29
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Smoking Linked to 2x Higher Risk of Premature Death in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

“This research provides important evidence that the risk of early death starts to decline in patients who stop smoking, and continues year on year. We hope that this research can be used by public health professionals and rheumatologists to help more peo
Rheumatoid Arthritis News
added Apr 15, 2016 16:08
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CHEST World Congress 2016 Annual Meeting Abstracts: Immediate Effects of e-Cigarette Smoking in Healthy and Mild Asthmatic Young Smokers

CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS: ECS is not safe. As it happens with cigarette smoking, ECS has more pronounced deleterious effects in asthmatics. Further investigation focused on long-term effects of ECS is recommended.
Science Direct
added Apr 13, 2016 15:37
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Conspiracy Theory Or Marketing? Why Tobacco Companies Spent So Much On AIDS Research

A new paper claims the historical involvement of tobacco companies during the early days of the response to the AIDS epidemic was just a cynical marketing ploy to distract the public from the dangers of smoking.
Science 2.0
added Apr 11, 2016 17:45
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Exposure to cigarette smoke and flu virus may prevent lung medications working properly

According to the study, which is published in the Portland Press journal Clinical Science, the effectiveness of the commonly used COPD symptom-reliever medication salbutamol is reduced on exposure to cigarette smoke and influenza A infection in an animal
Science Codex
added Apr 10, 2016 16:50
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