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[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

[Norway] Kids who use snus before age 16 more likely to become smokers

Norwegians who started using snus before age 16 were more likely to become cigarette smokers than those who started using snus later in life, according to a new study. Snus is moist smokeless tobacco developed in Sweden. It's contained in a small pouch,
added Feb 18, 2014 13:27

[Norway] Coffee and Cigarettes May Protect Against Liver Disease

Coffee and cigarette smoking may protect against the rare liver disease Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), study shows. In a new study from Norway published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, both coffee consumption and cigarette smoking are
added Dec 14, 2013 17:46

[Norway] Coal seen as the new tobacco, sparking investor backlash

The movement is an offshoot of a campaign by more than 70 investors to pressure all fossil-fuel industries on climate change. It's similar to the 1990s-era anti-tobacco push and is gaining help from unlikely partners. The International Energy Agency, a 2
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Nov 20, 2013 16:46

[UK] Drunk plane passenger caused havoc on flight from Norway

Fellows put the Eastern Airways flight in danger by lighting up a cigarette and ignoring the instructions of crew members. Newcastle Crown Court heard Fellows had been working in Norway and had not consumed much alcohol because it was £15 a pint.
The Journal (uk)
added Oct 3, 2013 02:48

[UK] Tobacco harm reduction in the real world: has the availability of snus in Norway increased smoking cessation?

Practical implications – The replacement of cigarettes by snus has been the most typical pattern of use in Norway, and the availability of snus may have been beneficial to public health.
Emerald (uk)
added Sep 22, 2013 15:16

[Norway] A far cry from ‘The Scream’ ($$)

A ghostly Edvard Munch, smoke rising from a cigarette over his heart, holds the viewer’s gaze from a yellow strongbox. The outsize suitcase was the ingenious vehicle for “Self-Portrait with Cigarette” as the 1895 oil painting, too fragile to handle, made
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 9, 2013 16:00

LHL Wants Sales and Importation Ban on Tobacco in Norway

The Norwegian Heart and Lung Patient Organization submits a plan to the parliament to get the country smoke free. ... we must adopt stronger measures against the harmful effects of smoking. Prohibition is the only logical answer to the knowledge we have.
The Nordic Page (no)
added Jun 18, 2013 12:44

[Norway] ARCHIVE: Health consequences of reduced daily cigarette consumption [FREE FULL TEXT]

Long-term follow-up provides no evidence that heavy smokers who cut down their daily cigarette consumption by >50% reduce their risk of premature death significantly. In health education and patient counselling, it may give people false expectations to ad
Tobacco Control
added Jun 14, 2013 09:35

[Norway] Norwegian oil fund excludes tobacco companies

The Norwegian finance ministry has decided to exclude two companies from the Norwegian Pension Fund Global's (NPFG) investment universe for producing tobacco. The companies, China's Huabao International Holdings and US-based Schweitzer-Mauduit, were excl / Investments and Pensions Europe (uk)
added May 13, 2013 14:11
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