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[Australia] KISSING overtakes smoking as leading risk for head and neck cancers: Top doctor warns of 'tsunami' of oral human papilloma virus cases

Dr Thomas told Daily Mail Australia if you became infected by HPV in the oropharynx, your risk of developing head and neck cancer was 250 times higher than that of someone without the virus. While most commonly associated with cervical cancers, HPV can a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 10:57

Children with asthma exposed to SHS more likely experience comorbidities

are more likely to be obese, according to study results. The researchers reported that children exposed to smoke are also more likely to have severe asthma and use health care less. Regan C. Pyle, DO, division of allergic diseases at Mayo Clinic in Roc
added Jul 27, 2015 14:01

Fibromyalgia Patients Show Tendency to Smoke in Study Population

Adults with chronic pain are commonly smokers, according to a study from Mayo Clinic. The prevalence of smoking habits in patients with fibromyalgia and other conditions such as low back pain and headaches does not seem to have decreased over the last 15
Fibromyalgia News Today
added Jul 25, 2015 21:34

[Asia, India] Why smoking is bad news for your spine and how to deal with it

Our expert Dr Satnam Singh Chhabra, Head Neuro and Spine Department, Sir Gangaram Hospital explains everything you need to know about the adverse effects of smoking on spinal health.
The Health Site (in)
added Jul 25, 2015 15:28

Chronic Ills May Add Up to a Shortened Life Span

the target diseases ended up being even greater than the years lost in life expectancy among lifelong smokers and HIV patients. Smokers and people with HIV have been found to lose about 10 to 11 years of life expectancy, the study authors said
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 8, 2015 15:24

[UK] GLANTZ: More immediate health benefits from smokefree laws: Fewer hospitalizations for respiratory tract infections in kids

“Smoke-free legislation and childhood hospitalizations for respiratory tract infections,” that is an important addition to the evidence that there are rapid health benefits following implementation of smokefree laws. This paper examines hospital admiss
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 22, 2015 07:41

ARCHIVE: Systemic Spread and Propagation of a Plant-Pathogenic Virus in European Honeybees, Apis mellifera

we showed that a plant-pathogenic RNA virus, tobacco ringspot virus (TRSV), could replicate and produce virions in honeybees, Apis mellifera, resulting in infections that were found throughout the entire body. Additionally, we showed that TRSV-infected i
mBio (American Society for Microbiology)
added Jun 16, 2015 18:32

ARCHIVE: Latest buzz on bee colony collapse disorder: a virus, NOT a pesticide, is the problem

“It is somewhat ironic that the proposed pathogen in this case comes from tobacco, since the first virus ever isolated and characterized (in the late 1800s) was tobacco mosaic virus—which infects and kills not only tobacco, but other member of its family
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Jun 16, 2015 18:27

ASCO: Immunotherapy Ups Survival in Non-Small Cell Lung CA

The finding, from a randomized, controlled phase III trial, complements earlier research showing that nivolumab (Opdivo) is beneficial in patients with the squamous variety of the disease.
MedPage Today
added May 30, 2015 11:09

Joint Pain a Major Issue in Chronic HCV Infection / Smoking increases risk of arthralgias in hepatitis C.

A previous diagnosis of arthritis and current smoking were risk factors for arthralgias in both infections. In chronic HCV-infected patients, arthritis had an aOR of 4.25 (95% CI 1.84-9.81), and smoking an aOR of 5.02 (95% CI 2.15-11.74). In HIV-infected
MedPage Today
added May 2, 2015 14:54
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