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[UK] YOU SNUS, YOU LOSE What is snus, what does the chewing tobacco do to you and who uses it? From Jamie Vardy to Avicii

FOOTBALL is on alert with the rise of chewing tobacco snus, as England and Leicester striker Jamie Vardy is among those who use the substance as an alternative to cigarettes. However, experts claim that snus is NOT a healthier alternative to smoking, bu
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 14, 2018 22:09
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Tobacco Smoking-Associated Alterations in the Immune Microenvironment of Squamous Cell Carcinomas

the genetic smoking signature is associated with higher mutational load, but variable effects on tumor immunity can occur, depending on anatomic site. In HNSC, smoking is predominantly immunosuppressive; in LUSC, more pro-inflammatory. Both tumor mutation
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 14, 2018 16:58
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[Australia] Study links adult lung conditions to childhood illnesses and parental smoking

Three-quarters of cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be traced back to exposures during childhood, a study has found....showed that childhood illnesses – such as asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia and eczema – and exposures to parental
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 14:59
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Secondhand Smoking, Children’s Health and Ghana’s Tobacco Control Law

“The availability of single sticks of cigarette allows individuals with few resources, such as the youth and the poor to buy tobacco products. In addition, the fact that single sticks are widely available and promoted, underscores the fact that they are
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Apr 6, 2018 14:11
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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

those at an especially high risk of developing oral cancer have been heavy drinkers and smokers older than age 50, but today the cancer also is occurring more frequently in younger, nonsmoking individuals due to HPV16, the virus most commonly associated w
PR Newswire
added Apr 2, 2018 22:31
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tackling big tobacco’s menace towards a smoke-free generation

He explained that although smoking does not directly cause any known disease, 50 per cent of smokers would die prematurely from a smoking related disease and roughly 14 years earlier. According to him, this is because smoking compromises tobacco users’ i
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Apr 2, 2018 04:46
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[UK] BAD FOR CHEW What is snus? Chewing tobacco adored by England star Jamie Vardy does far worse than just cause cancer…

Users hold the products against the lining of their mouths for extended periods of time, in order to allow nicotine to pass into the bloodstream. And experts say this also gives the bacteria – Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus pumilus – the chance to
The Sun (uk)
added Mar 30, 2018 16:16
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Mapping the Global Reach of Tobacco

“Smokers have a much higher risk of developing the active form [of TB].”... This is one of the takeaways of sixth edition of The Tobacco Atlas, a multimedia publication from the public health nonprofit Vital Strategies that focuses on tobacco control iss
CityLab (The Atlantic)
added Mar 30, 2018 00:58
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[North Carolina] Tobacco being tested for flu vaccine production

Inside a 97,000-square-foot greenhouse in North Carolina, thousands of small tobacco plants are growing in individualized containers. In the heart of tobacco country, they are grown year round by Medicago, which is 40 percent owned by tobacco maker Phili
UPI
added Mar 30, 2018 00:43
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THOMAS: India can’t eliminate tuberculosis by 2025 without curbing smoking

Curbing smoking itself is also essential. But despite India’s sustained efforts, including mandatory graphic health warnings on product packages and a ban on cigarette advertisements, the habit pervades a considerable section of the population. Though th
Quartz
added Mar 26, 2018 14:37
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