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[Norway] Risk factors for heartburn: excess weight, smoking

Excess pounds and smoking might each raise the likelihood of frequent heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), according to a large study from Norway. Other factors linked to higher odds of new GERD symptoms included getting older, being a wo
added Mar 1, 2015 10:12

[Norway] Norwegian Government to consult on proposal for standardised packaging of tobacco products

At a press conference with Secretary General Anne Lise Ryel of the Norwegian Cancer Society, Minister of Health and Care Services Bent Høie announced today that his Department will consult on proposal for standardised and ad-free packaging for all smokin
International Union against Cancer (UICC)
added Feb 9, 2015 13:45

[Norway] Norwegian Government to consult on proposal for standardised packaging of tobacco products

The Government proposal means that all tobacco products sold in Norway will have standardised packaging. The goal is to prevent tobacco use among children and young people.
Norway Government Administration Services (no)
added Feb 9, 2015 13:43

Snus use in Norway has tripled in five years

"The sharp increase in snus use among adolescents and young adults could almost be described as an epidemic. There is nothing to suggest that the increase will stop," says Professor Jan Alexander, Deputy Director-General at the institute.
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 24, 2014 11:39

[Norway] Doctor stands up for smoker rights

The outspoken Dr Per Fugelli thinks restrictions on smoking have gone too far, and warns against portraying smokers as an “underclass”. ...commenting on fresh proposals to extend smoking bans in restaurants and railway stations to city streets and public
Views and News from Norway (no)
added Nov 1, 2014 22:55

Norway Introduces New Bans on Smoking

The ban will also apply to electronic cigarettes. Rail Administration warns that they will apply the ban on also all drives and remove ashtrays from trains and stations. On 1st of July, smoking ban had been first introduced at school- and kindergar
The Nordic Page (no)
added Sep 3, 2014 16:38

Norway bans smoking at all train stations and platforms

As of September 1 no smoking will be allowed at train stations and platforms across the country. "The law on tobacco was changed on July 1, and now states that areas and public transit systems where the public has access must be smoke free. We will adju
Norway Post (no)
added Aug 5, 2014 07:24

[Norway] Could Smoking and Drinking Coffee Help Protect Against Liver Disease?

a new study by researchers at Oslo University Hospital found that a combination of the two could help fight against liver disease, in some cases... Findings showed that levels of daily coffee consumption were lower in patients with primary sclerosing cho
added Jul 10, 2014 02:21

[Norway] Tobacco use among Norwegian adolescents: from cigarettes to snus

Adolescent smoking prevalence has fallen dramatically in Norway, accompanied by a smaller increase in snus use. Young snus users in Norway have many of the same risk factors as smokers, but to a lesser degree.
added Aug 22, 2014 10:27

[Norway] Maternal Smoking and DNA Methylation in Newborns: In Utero Effect or Epigenetic Inheritance?

Differential methylation at these CpGs in newborns seems to reflect sustained in utero exposure rather than epigenetic inheritance. Impact: Smoking cessation in early pregnancy may negate effects on methylation. Analyses of maternal smoking during pregna
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added May 16, 2014 10:34
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