Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Sweden 599 headlines found

1 View

[Sweden] Exercise ability in middle age may be one key to longer life

There were some key differences among the participants in each of the three groups based on exercise abilities. Men in the “low” aerobic capacity group had higher average blood pressure, were more likely to smoke and tended to also be more sedentary than
Reuters
added Jul 27, 2016 13:16
1 View

[Sweden] Being Unfit May Be Almost as Bad for You as Smoking

Being out of shape could be more harmful to health and longevity than most people expect, according to a new, long-term study of middle-aged men...smoking had the greatest impact on lifespan. It substantially shortened lives.
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 27, 2016 13:01
22 Views

[Europe, Sweden] World’s third-largest tobacco producer quits cigarettes

As cigarettes face increasing regulation and a diminished customer base, under Lars Dahlgren’s leadership Swedish Match is looking ahead to a smoke-free tobacco industry
European CEO (uk)
added Jul 16, 2016 00:53
12 Views

[Europe, Sweden] Swedish Match to challenge EU snus ban in UK court

said the firm filed a claim form in Britain on Friday, calling on the court to ask the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to revisit the legal grounds of the ban. "We are asking the UK court to make a reference to the European Court of Justice on the validi
Reuters
added Jul 1, 2016 20:00
11 Views

[Asia, Sweden] British American Tobacco vows to investigate child workers in Bangladeshi farms

vowed on Thursday to investigate some of its supply farms in Bangladesh after a Swedish campaign group uncovered the use of child workers to grow and process tobacco. Swedwatch, which surveyed three tobacco farming districts in Bangladesh, said it found
Reuters
added Jun 30, 2016 16:19
2 Views

[Sweden] Smoking interferes with common breast cancer treatment

Researchers in Sweden found the effects of one breast cancer treatment are lessened in patients who do not quit smoking cigarettes, while smoking appeared not to have a great effect on the efficacy of three others. In addition to lowering the effects of
UPI
added Jun 17, 2016 21:13
2 Views

[Sweden] Smoking can hamper common treatment for breast cancer

"Smokers who were treated with aromatase inhibitors had a three times higher risk of recurrence of breast cancer compared with the non-smokers who got the same treatment. The study also showed that the smokers also had an increased risk of dying, either
EurekAlert
added Jun 17, 2016 21:12
2 Views

[Sweden] Impacts of smoking on endocrine treatment response in a prospective breast cancer cohort

Preoperative smoking was only associated with an increased risk for breast cancer events and distant metastasis in AI-treated patients. If confirmed, smoking status should be taken into consideration when selecting an endocrine therapy.
British Journal of Cancer
added Jun 17, 2016 21:01
4 Views

[Sweden] Smoking can hamper common treatment for breast cancer

research study from Lund University in Sweden shows that common treatment for breast cancer works less well in patients who smoke, compared to non-smokers. The study is published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:59
7 Views

[Europe] E-cigarettes no longer considered medicinal products in Sweden

The Supreme Administrative Court has ruled that e-cigarettes not marketed for smoking cessation purposes should not be classified as medicinal products.... the EU Tobacco Product Directive rules for e-cigarettes will apply to e-cigarettes in Sweden from M
Lexology (uk)
added May 26, 2016 14:31
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines