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[UK] Unprotected oral sex ‘expected to overtake smoking’ as the main cause of mouth cancer

While smoking, excessive alcohol consumption and chewing tobacco were once the primary risk factors for mouth cancer, recent years have seen an increase in cases caused by HPV, or the human papillomavirus, according to online health clinic Euroclinix.
Metro Café (uk)
added Nov 16, 2015 22:28
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"Magic" native Australian tobacco plant could be key to space-based food production

discovered a gene in an ancient Australian native tobacco plant that they say is the key to growing crops in space. The plant, Nicotiana benthamiana, has long been used in labs around the world to test viruses and vaccines due to the fact it has no immune
Gizmag (blog)
added Nov 7, 2015 02:31

[Australia] Native tobacco plant's unique genes 'opens new world' in food and medicine research

an evolutionary riddle spanning 750,000 years that could provide important answers on how to grow crops in space.... they discovered the Australian native tobacco plant, also known as Pitjuri, had thrown out its immune system in favour of rapid reproducti
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 7, 2015 02:29

[Japan] Kids get more cavities when they live with smokers

Compared to children in non-smoking households, kids living with smokers were more than twice as likely to have cavities at age three. Even when smokers in the home didn’t light up near the children, these three-year-olds were 50 percent more likely to h
added Oct 31, 2015 15:04

GUEST EDITORIAL: Electronic cigarettes The tobacco industry’s latest threat to oral health? (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

organized dentistry has not issued any policy statements or clinical recommendations on e-cig use....we offer the following recommendations to organized dentistry and the nation’s dental professionals: -When taking health histories, ask about all forms o
Journal of the American Dental Association
added Oct 29, 2015 13:02

GUEST EDITORIAL: Electronic cigarettes / The tobacco industry’s latest threat to oral health?

a new epidemic of tobacco product promotion and usage are filling the nation’s airwaves and public spaces. Electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) have experienced a meteoric rise in sales since first entering the US market in 2007. Science and policy have been st
Journal of the American Dental Association
added Oct 29, 2015 12:54

Association between tobacco waterpipe smoking and head and neck conditions

growing popularity of waterpipe smoking (WPS),...WPS is associated with various head and neck conditions. Educational and policy approaches may be required to limit the spread of WPS and its potentially deleterious effects.
Journal of the American Dental Association
added Oct 29, 2015 12:53

Researchers Find Hookah Smoking Can Lead to Serious Oral Conditions

research published in The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) suggests hookah smoking is associated with serious oral conditions including gum diseases and cancer.
PR Newswire
added Oct 29, 2015 12:51

[Malaysia] Smoking increases TB infection risk: Study

"Among ex-smokers, the median time of cessation was 3.5 months prior to commencement of TB treatment. Therefore, we can conclude that smoking confers a risk of getting infected with Tuberculosis (TB)," he told Daily Express. In this study, Dr Timothy sai
Daily Express (my)
added Oct 26, 2015 15:33

Secondhand Smoke in Infancy May Harm Kids' Teeth / Exposure increased risk of cavities, researchers report

Children exposed to secondhand smoke at 4 months of age may be at risk for tooth decay by age 3, Japanese researchers report. Those children were roughly twice as likely to have cavities as kids whose parents didn't smoke. A mother's tobacco use during
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 22, 2015 13:54
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