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[Sweden] BAL findings boost non-smoking COPD distinction

Research shows that smoking status, and not airway obstruction, determines the distribution of T cell subsets in bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The researchers, led by Helena Forsslund (Karolin
MedWire News (uk)
added Dec 2, 2013 14:41
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[Europe] Sweden Avoids EU Ban on Flavorings in Snus Smokeless Tobacco

Sweden avoided a proposed ban on flavorings in snus smokeless-tobacco products as European Union governments approved stricter rules for cigarettes. EU health ministers at a meeting today in Luxembourg agreed on draft legislation to ban the sale of ciga
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jun 25, 2013 07:26
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[Africa, South Africa, Sweden] Mom's smoking increases daughter's risk of obesity and diabetes

Women who smoke during pregnancy increase the risk of obesity and gestational diabetes in their daughters, according to research published in the journal Diabetologia.
Health-E (za)
added May 20, 2013 16:06
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[Sweden] Annual General Meeting of Swedish Match AB (publ)

The shareholders of Swedish Match AB (STO:SWMA) are hereby notified of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on Thursday, 25 April, 2013 at 16.30 (CET) at Hotel Rival, Mariatorget 3, Stockholm, Sweden.
Business Wire
added Mar 25, 2013 09:30
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[Sweden, USA] Can't Pin Kid's Substance Abuse on Mom's Smoking

* This study found that at the population level, maternal smoking predicted substance use/problems in offspring, but when mothers changed their smoking habits during different pregnancies, there was no change in their children's risk. * The study sugges
MedPage Today
added Nov 6, 2012 09:28
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[Europe, Malta] Dalligate: from Brussels to Sweden

Three observers of the unfolding story around John Dalli’s resignation offer their take on the story. . . . Dalli was vigilant, and set the basis for the Tobacco Products Directive without allowing the multi-million euro arms of the tobacco lobby to get
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 23, 2012 09:31
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[Europe, Sweden] A timeline: John Dalli OLAF investigation

Earlier this summer, on July 11, Commissioner John Dalli was informed by hand delivered letter from the Director General of OLAF Giovanni Kessler that he was "considered to be a person concerned in an OLAF investigation
New Europe
added Oct 18, 2012 03:10
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[Sweden] The association between tobacco smoking and surgical intervention for lumbar spinal stenosis: cohort study of 331,941 workers

Tobacco smoking is associated with an increased incidence of surgically treated LSS. The effect seems to be dose related, whereby heavy smokers have a higher risk than moderate or former smokers.
Spine Journal
added Jan 9, 2018 12:59
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[Sweden] Smokers are nearly 50% more likely to need spinal surgery to relieve excruciating BACK PAIN

Researchers focused on a common cause of lower back pain known as lumbar spinal stenosis, which occurs when the spinal canal narrows, putting pressure on the spinal cord and nerves. The condition often develops as people age, but nicotine's constrictio
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 9, 2018 12:54
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[Norway, Sweden] ARCHIVE: Swedes laugh off Norwegian snus warning

Now a Norwegian university has been brave enough to risk the wrath of its bigger neighbour by publishing a study suggesting snus is more dangerous than previously believed. The new Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) paper highlights t
The Local (no)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:52
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