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Thirdhand Smoke Now Found Detrimental to Health

Exposure to thirdhand smoke leads to biological effects on weight and cell development that could be damaging to one's health, according to new research led by investigators at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley La
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
added Feb 7, 2017 00:47

[Africa, Nigeria] OGBEBO: Why A Puff Of Cigarette Could Be Dangerous

According to Onwufor, “sub-Sahara Africa is the most hostile place to live with a cancer because of the lack of facilities in managing cases.” He noted that Nigeria has only about 7 ill equipped cancer centres to cater for the increasing number of can
Leadership (ng)
added Feb 6, 2017 15:15

ARCHIVE: Legislating “Sound Science”: The Role of the Tobacco Industry [FREE FULL TEXT]

In the late 1990s, in an effort to dispute the link between secondhand smoke and lung cancer, Philip Morris initiated a campaign to legislate "sound science." form coalitions and work-groups, develop a "data integrity" outreach program, sponsor symp
American Journal of Public Health
added Feb 6, 2017 00:49

ARCHIVE: Science for hire: a tobacco industry strategy to influence public opinion on secondhand smoke.

In this report, we detail the pervasive nature of the so-called ETS Consultants Program, outline the wide range of activities undertaken by the consultants, and highlight the role of the industry's corporate attorneys in creating and managing this program
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 6, 2017 00:44

ARCHIVE: Turning free speech into corporate speech: Philip Morris' efforts to influence U.S. and European journalists regarding the U.S. EPA report on secondhand smoke.

what we report here is that even journalists can fall victim to well-orchestrated and presented public relations efforts regardless of their scientific validity. It is not clear how various professional media organizations oversee the ethical conduct of t
Preventive Medicine
added Feb 6, 2017 00:35
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ARCHIVE: Turning science into junk: the tobacco industry and passive smoking.

Lessons ... include a need for awareness of competing interests, for transparency concerning funding, and for adherence to rigorous quality assurance and peer review practices. The goal of "sound science" seems an admirable one; it should not, however, be
American Journal of Public Health
added Feb 6, 2017 00:34

Early exposure to thirdhand cigarette smoke affects body mass and the development of immunity in mice [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our results demonstrate that neonatal THS exposure decreases bodyweight and that THS exposure induces persistent changes in the hematopoietic system independent of age at exposure. These results also suggest that THS exposure may have adverse effects on h
Scientific Reports
added Feb 3, 2017 21:08

Study finds thirdhand smoke affects weight, blood cells

Researchers at the University of California at Berkeley found that thirdhand smoke can lead to lower weight and damage to blood cell development in lab mice. Thirdhand smoke is the sticky residue left on surfaces like furniture, clothing and walls from t
added Feb 3, 2017 21:04

Why you REALLY shouldn't smoke indoors: Sticky residue left on furniture can stunt the growth and weaken the immune system of babies

Dubbed third-hand smoke, the yellow stains in homes of tobacco users could also weaken immune systems of newborns - leaving them susceptible to deadly bugs. Infants are more likely to be at risk to the pollutant because they crawl and put objects in the
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:48

Thirdhand smoke affects weight, blood cell development in mice

The sticky residue left behind by tobacco smoke can do worse damage than stinking up furniture and discoloring walls. Exposure to thirdhand smoke leads to biological effects on weight and cell development that could be damaging to one's health, according
Medical Xpress (
added Feb 3, 2017 13:31
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