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[New Zealand, Sweden] Cannabis smoking may increase risk of lung cancer

The studies suggest that more than the equivalent of one joint every two days for twenty years may increase the risk of lung cancer. The University of Otago’s Associate Professor Brian Cox, who worked on the international study, says, "Compared to other
HealthCanal.com
added Sep 19, 2014 20:24
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[Sweden] Salt and smoking may interact to raise rheumatoid arthritis risk

Eating a diet high in salt may increase the risk of rheumatoid arthritis among smokers, according to a large study from Sweden. Researchers set out to see if a salty diet might be linked to the onset of RA, but found a connection only among smokers – w
Reuters
added Sep 18, 2014 18:34
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[Sweden] Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Consuming too much salt may more than double a smoker's risk of developing the painful inflammatory disease known as rheumatoid arthritis, a new study finds. Researchers in Sweden said the interaction between smoking and eating too much salt could have
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 13, 2014 20:55
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Mortality attributable to tobacco among men in Sweden and other European countries: an analysis of data in a WHO report

findings support the assumption that the widespread use of snus instead of cigarettes among Swedish men may be a major part of the explanation behind their position with Europe's lowest mortality attributable to tobacco.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:58
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[Sweden] For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds

The study, which followed nearly 4,000 children in Sweden for 16 years, underscores the dangers of parental smoking, experts say. "Exposure to second-hand smoke during pregnancy or infancy increases a child's risk of developing allergic disease even up
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 19, 2014 16:03
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Sweden gets tough on e-cig sales

A Swedish court has ruled that e-cigs should be treated as a pharmaceutical product subject to approval and thus illegal for sale in grocery and convenience stores. "We will continue our oversight which will result in more sales bans when the ruling beco
The Local Europe (se)
added Jul 22, 2014 15:28
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[Europe, Sweden] EU Commission sues Denmark for not outlawing snus sales

despite a European Union sales ban on the moist oral snuff. Sweden, a snus producer, is currently the only country in the 28-member bloc permitted to sell the powder tobacco, a privilege granted when it joined the club in the 1990s. The Commission, the
Reuters
added Jul 10, 2014 15:07
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[Sweden] Discontinuation of Smokeless Tobacco and Mortality Risk after Myocardial Infarction

Conclusions—In this study, discontinuation of snus use post-MI was associated with a nearly halved mortality risk, similar to the benefit associated with smoking cessation. These observations suggest that the use of snus post-MI should be discouraged.
Circulation
added Jul 5, 2014 19:26
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[Sweden] Quitting Smokeless Tobacco May Boost Survival After Heart Attack

suggests that heart attack patients who stop using snus -- a specific type of moist chewing tobacco that is popular in Sweden -- could greatly reduce their risk of dying within a couple years. The findings don't directly prove that stopping the use of th
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 23, 2014 21:26
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[Sweden] Early Menopause Linked to Heart Failure Risk in Swedish Study

Early menopause may increase a woman's risk for heart failure later in life, especially if she is a smoker, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from more than 22,000 older women in Sweden. Those who experienced early menopause (ages 40 to 45)
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2014 17:42
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