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[Canada] The expert witnesses (2)

There were no experts in this trial whose views were more crucial to the outcome of this trial than the epidemiologists, statisticians and his ruling, the judge gave the Appeal Courts a full explanation of why he relied so heavily on Mr.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jun 23, 2015 10:53

[Norway, UK, USA] Sleeping pills TREBLE the risk of lung cancer: Common drugs including Xanax and Valium trigger 'worrying' rates of disease

Sleeping pills taken by millions of people across the world could treble the risk of lung cancer, alarming new research shows. The study warns that taking the drugs on a regular basis is linked to a higher rate of deadly tumours. Findings from nearly 30,0
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 21, 2015 15:10
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[UK, Massachusetts] Whodunit? Plaintiffs set up showdown between tobacco and asbestos defendants

the plaintiffs have named more typical asbestos and big tobacco defendants Philip Morris USA and RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company in a clear effort to potentially pit asbestos against tobacco in a “whodunit” battle over what caused Mr. Summerlin’s cancer. Time
Lexology (uk)
added Jun 20, 2015 21:26

Study estimates deaths attributable to cigarettes for 12 smoking-related cancers

Researchers estimate that 48.5 percent of the nearly 346,000 deaths from 12 cancers among adults 35 and older in 2011 were attributable to cigarette smoking, according to an article published online by JAMA Internal Medicine.
Medical Xpress (
added Jun 16, 2015 10:48

Deaths Due to Cigarette Smoking for 12 Smoking-Related Cancers in the United States

This study estimated the number of deaths attributable to cigarette smoking for 12 smoking-related cancers and found that continued progress in reducing cancer mortality requires more comprehensive tobacco control.
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Jun 16, 2015 07:21

ONG: Tobacco Cessation—We Can Do Better

Recent data also suggest that focusing only on mortality from conditions in which causal relationships have been established underestimates smoking-related mortality because an additional 17% of excess smoking-related mortality is associated with causes n
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Jun 16, 2015 07:20
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Primary Care Provider-Delivered Smoking Cessation Interventions and Smoking Cessation Among Participants in the National Lung Screening Trial

The National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) found a reduction in lung cancer mortality among participants screened with low-dose computed tomography...findings confirm the need for and benefit of clinicians taking more active intervention steps in helping pa
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Jun 16, 2015 07:19

Cigarettes linked to half of deaths from 12 common cancers

While the largest proportion of deaths associated with smoking were for cancers of the lung, bronchus, trachea and larynx, about half of fatalities from tumors of the oral cavity, esophagus and bladder were also tied to cigarettes...estimated that out of
added Jun 16, 2015 07:17

PENNELL: View from the Podium: Lung Cancer Finally Gets Its Moment at ASCO15

after the last lung cancer sessions of this year’s ASCO Annual Meeting had ended, the atmosphere was jubilant...that 2015 had finally been a year where potential gave way to real change for lung cancer patients, and that we were all a part of it.
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
added Jun 15, 2015 22:31

[Australia] Case studies in nanny state name-calling: what can we learn? [FREE FULL TEXT]

Nanny state rhetoric is closely allied to defending the economic interests of corporations that make money from health risks ...Hitchens' critique of Governor Michael Bloomberg would make perfect sense if no one ever died or got sick in New York City from
Public Health
added Jun 15, 2015 21:17
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