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[Sweden] Smokeless Tobacco Product Tied to Higher Risk of Prostate Cancer Death

"Snus has been suggested as a less harmful alternative to smoking because it lacks the combustion products of smoking that are associated with cancer risk," said study co-first author Kathryn Wilson..."However, we found that men with prostate cancer who u
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 14, 2016 14:46
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[Sweden] Snus May Increase Prostate Cancer Progression, Death

Use of the smokeless tobacco product snus may be associated with an increased risk of death among men with prostate cancer comparable to that associated with smoking, according to findings from a large cohort study. Compared with Swedish men who did not
MedPage Today
added Oct 14, 2016 14:37
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Changes in Smoking Rates Among Pregnant Women and the General Female Population in Australia, Finland, Norway, and Sweden [FREE FULL TEXT]

: Although smoking has declined substantially in recent decades, there are groups lagging behind this general trend. Young pregnant women are of particular concern in this respect. The possibility that these findings reflect the changing characteristics o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 25, 2016 14:16
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[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
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[Sweden] Swedish court stubs out right to ban e-cigarettes

Supreme Administrative Court ruled that e-cigarettes are not medical products and therefore the agency could not oppose its sale. “To be a medical product, it must have the ability to prevent or treat a disease and, therefore, provide a beneficial effect
The Local Europe (se)
added Feb 18, 2016 19:59
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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, USA] Q1 2015 Interim Report JANUARY – MARCH 2015

CEO Lars Dahlgren comments: Strong underlying US performance and currency effects more than offset the expected lower results in the Scandinavian snus business. We successfully gained share in the growing value priced segment in Sweden but volumes in Scan
Swedish Match AB (se)
added May 8, 2015 12:12
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[Sweden, USA] Swedish tobacco specialty snus sets sights on U.S. market

referring to an application with the U.S. Federal Drugs Administration (FDA) to reclassify one of its premium products as a lower health risk for consumers than cigarettes... Swedish Match is pushing for the "modified risk" status created by a 2009 U.S. l
Reuters
added Nov 7, 2014 08:26
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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] 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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