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[Sweden] UPDATE 1-Cigar maker STG set for Copenhagen IPO (Adds CEO comment, context)

Swedish Match and Skandinavisk Holding plan an initial public offering for cigar maker Scandiavian Tobacco Group (STG) on the Copenhagen bourse, STG said on Thursday.
Reuters
added Jan 14, 2016 21:43
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Low-Level Cadmium Exposure Is Associated with Decreased Bone Mineral Density and Increased Risk of Incident Fractures in Elderly Men: The MrOS Sweden Study†

Our results indicate that even relatively low cadmium exposure through diet and smoking increases the risk of low BMD and osteoporosis-related fractures in elderly men.
Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
added Dec 3, 2015 17:55
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[Sweden] Even low-levels of common metal linked to weaker bones

The results in nonsmokers are particularly striking because these men tend to have much lower overall cadmium exposure than their peers who are current or former smokers... “The best way to reduce your exposure to cadmium is to stop smoking,” Wallin note
Reuters
added Dec 3, 2015 17:52
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[Sweden] Smoking while pregnant could increase risk of your grandchildren being asthmatic decades later if their mothers avoid the habit

A Swedish study found that sins of the grandmother can skip a generation Smoking is a factor known to affect the activity, or 'expression', of genes The risk of their grandchildren having asthma was raised by 10% to 22% Rates of childhood asthma have i
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 29, 2015 21:40
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[Sweden] Kids May Be More Likely to Get Asthma if Grandma Smoked While Pregnant: Study

Children whose grandmothers smoked during pregnancy are at increased risk for asthma, even if their own mothers did not smoke...included more than 66,000 grandchildren and nearly 45,000 grandmothers in Sweden...may help explain why there has been a sharp
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 29, 2015 13:01
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[Sweden] Smoking in patients with multiple sclerosis—is it ever too late to quit?

Smokers who are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) might be able to improve their prognosis by giving up cigarettes, according to new data from Sweden, reported in JAMA Neurology. “We already knew that smoking—and passive smoking—increases the risk o
Nature
added Sep 29, 2015 10:30
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[Sweden] MS Progress Seems to Skyrocket Among Smokers

Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) who continued to smoke saw a faster time to conversion to secondary progressive MS (SPMS), according to a cross-sectional study. Each additional year of smoking accelerated the time to conversion to SPMS and disabili
MedPage Today
added Sep 11, 2015 08:27
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[Europe, Sweden] NOCERA: Lowering a Tobacco Tax to Save Lives

Countries use tax policy all the time to affect behavior. Using tax policy to move people from cigarettes to e-cigarettes would, to be blunt, save lives. The e-cigarette has the potential to be the greatest tobacco cessation device ever invented.
New York Times
added Aug 18, 2015 03:57
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[Sweden] Smoking, Early Menopause May Shorten Life Span: Study

Smoking and early menopause are a dangerous combination that might shorten life span, a new Swedish study warns. Researchers analyzed data from more than 25,000 Swedish women who were followed for 16 years. Almost 6,000 women died in that period, and the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 5, 2015 13:04
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[Sweden] Swedish study reveals combined effects of smoking and early menopause on overall mortality

Women may now have yet another reason to quit smoking given the results of a new study that is being reported online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). The Swedish study involving 25,474 women is the first to
News-Medical.net
added Aug 5, 2015 07:50
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