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[Minnesota] Time Trends in the Incidence of Parkinson Disease [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our study suggests that the incidence of parkinsonism and PD may have increased between 1976 and 2005, particularly in men 70 years and older. These trends may be associated with the dramatic changes in smoking behavior that took place in the second half
Archives of Neurology
added Jun 21, 2016 11:22
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[Minnesota] Quitting smoking could be responsible for rise in cases of Parkinson's disease

Incidence rates of parkinsonism increased in men from 38.9 per 100,000 person-years between 1976 and 1985 to 55.9 between 1996 and 2005. Rates of Parkinson’s disease increased in men from 18.2 between 1976 and 1985 to 30.4 between 1996 and 2005 and the
The Mirror (uk)
added Jun 21, 2016 11:08
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[Minnesota] Could the decline in SMOKING be behind rise in Parkinson's? Scientists believe nicotine in tobacco 'may protect the brain' (but doctors say you still shouldn't spark up)

A new study by researchers in Minnesota has suggested anti-smoking campaigns from the late 40s and 50s could be behind increased prevalence of Parkinson's disease decades later. Other factors such as better awareness of the symptoms and increased access
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2016 18:01
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Americans are getting heart-HEALTHIER: Heart disease rates 'decrease significantly in a decade - as more people quit smoking, improve diets and get more exercise'

Furthermore, anti-smoking prevention efforts have resulted in a decreased prevalence of cigarette smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 18, 2016 16:18
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Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans

"Furthermore, anti-smoking prevention efforts have resulted in a decreased prevalence of cigarette smoking, which may have contributed to the decrease in coronary heart disease prevalence," she said in a journal news release.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 15, 2016 21:48
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Announcement: Moody's: Price increases and stronger product mix to offset European tobacco companies' declining volumes

whilst the pace of volume decline in Western Europe slowed in 2014-15, Moody's notes there is risk it could accelerate again during the next 12-18 months as a result of new legislation designed to reduce smoking.... Moody's report titled "Tobacco -- Europ
Moody's Investors Service
added Jun 15, 2016 14:51
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THE EFFECT OF CIGARETTE PRICES ON CIGARETTE SALES: EXPLORING HETEROGENEITY IN PRICE ELASTICITIES AT HIGH AND LOW PRICES (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our finding that the absolute value of the price elasticity of demand decreases as price declines is consistent with studies finding smaller absolute price elasticities of demand during 1970-1990 time period, a period characterized by very low inflation a
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
added Jun 13, 2016 21:52
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WORLD PROGRESS WATCH / US smoking rate sees faster decline

Indeed, many states with the lowest taxes also have the weakest smoke-free laws... The discrepancy is not just between states, but also demographic groups. Men, youth, American Indians, lower-income people, and the lesbian, gay, and bisexual communities
Christian Science Monitor
added Jun 13, 2016 21:37
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[UK-Northern Ireland, UK-Scotland, UK-Wales] Has Childhood Smoking Reduced Following Smoke-Free Public Places Legislation? A Segmented Regression Analysis of Cross-Sectional UK School-Based Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

Analysis of repeated cross-sectional surveys across the four countries of the United Kingdom shows smoke-free legislation may be associated with a reduction in regular smoking among school-aged children. If this association is causal, comprehensive smoke-
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 11, 2016 21:09
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Tobacco industry shrinking thanks to smoking bans

Smoking bans are not only shrinking tobacco firm’s market at home but limiting their ability to invest in markets abroad, according to new research. More than 170 countries have now introduced various bans on smoking in public places and buildings, which
Warwick Business School (uk)
added Jun 10, 2016 12:55
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