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How PASSIVE smoking can make you lose your teeth: Second-hand fumes 'raise risk of gum disease by 62%'

Researchers at the University of North Carolina analysed the medical records of more than 3,000 20-year-olds who didn't smoke. Passive smokers are 62 per cent more likely to have unhealthy gums - potentially leading to tooth loss - than those who do not
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 28, 2015 08:33

[Asia, India] 'Smoking' TB patient dies He succumbs to TB not burns

The 35-year-old patient, who was severely burnt when his oxygen pipe accidentally caught fire, died on Tuesday evening. The MY Hospital administration claimed that the man succumbed to TB and not burns. The exact reason will be known after the post-morte
Free Press Journal (in)
added Mar 27, 2015 15:30

Donnie Walsh, Basketball Legend and Tongue Cancer Survivor, Urges Public to Attend Free Local Screenings During Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week

Medical and dental centers throughout U.S. will take part in 18th annual OHANCAW®, April 12-18...tongue cancers and other mouth cancers can arise in anyone whether they are smokers or nonsmokers.
PR Newswire
added Mar 25, 2015 17:08

Study identifies smoking, obesity, alcohol abuse and depressive disorders as low back pain risk factors Monitoring and counseling at-risk patients may prevent and minimize pain, improve life quality

presented today at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) identifies nicotine dependence, obesity, alcohol abuse and depressive disorders as risk factors for low back pain, a common condition causing disability, mis
PR Newswire
added Mar 25, 2015 17:06

Obesity, Smoking, Drinking, Depression: All Linked to Low Back Pain

"If you have lower back pain that is not explained by a spinal problem but is more of a muscle pain, things like obesity, alcohol abuse, smoking and depression, factors that you can affect, can be contributing to it," explained lead researcher Dr. Scott
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 25, 2015 17:00

[Canada] VIDEO: How smoking can increase a man's odds of osteoporosis

Medical expert Dr. Marla Shapiro explains how smoking can increase a man’s odds of osteoporosis and why screening guidelines could change.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 17, 2015 15:02

Environmental tobacco smoke is associated with periodontitis in US non-smokers

researcher Aderonke A. Akinkugbe, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA, will present a study titled "Environmental Tobacco Smoke is Associated With Periodontitis in U.S. Non-smokers." The IADR General Session is being held in conjunction with
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 13, 2015 14:19

Male Smokers at Higher Risk than Females for Osteoporosis, Fractures

In a large study of middle-aged to elderly smokers, men were more likely than women to have osteoporosis and fractures of their vertebrae. Smoking history and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) were independent risk factors for low bone density
added Mar 8, 2015 14:30
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[Asia, India] Male smokers, take a look at this

The researchers found that smoking history and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) were independent risk factors for low bone density among both men and women. While current smoking is a recognised risk factor for osteoporosis, neither smoking
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Mar 8, 2015 14:29

Lung Cancer Treatment Using Immune System Wins F.D.A. Approval

The first immune-based treatment for lung cancer won approval from the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday, and it could displace more conventional chemotherapy for certain patients, at least. The drug, Opdivo, from Bristol-Myers Squibb, is one of
New York Times
added Mar 5, 2015 11:10
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