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[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
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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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[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
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[Europe, Sweden] ARCHIVE: Use of snus and lung cancer mortality: Unwarranted claim of causal association

In their paper ‘‘Lung cancer mortality: ComparingSweden with other countries’’, Rodu and Cole present descriptive analyses...We do not demonise the use of snus, but we doadvocate good science, which is always jeopardisedin a paper sponsored by the tobacco
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health
added May 2, 2016 14:52
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[Sweden] Swedish Match Annual General Meeting 2016

Major items approved by today’s Annual General Meeting include: · An ordinary dividend of 8.00 SEK per share and a special dividend of 12.00 SEK per share, in total 20.00 SEK per share · Mandate to repurchase up to 10 percent of all shares in the Compa
Business Wire
added Apr 28, 2016 20:26
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[Sweden] Notice to the Annual General Meeting in Swedish Match AB (publ)

hereby notified of the Annual General Meeting to be held on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at 15.30 CET at the cinema Skandia, Drottninggatan 82, Stockholm, Sweden.
Business Wire
added Mar 23, 2016 15:01
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[Sweden] New discoveries on the connection between nicotine and type 2 diabetes

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have made two new discoveries with regard to the beta cells' ability to release insulin. The findings can also provide a possible explanation as to why smokers have an increased risk of type 2 diabetes.
EurekAlert
added Mar 10, 2016 20:45
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[Sweden] Biomarkers of early chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in smokers and former smokers. Protocol of a longitudinal study

The objective of our study (KOL-Örestad) is to identify biomarkers in smokers and ex-smokers, with early signs of COPD, and compare these biomarkers with those of non-smokers and healthy smokers/ex-smokers. The participants in the study are recruited fro
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Mar 8, 2016 18:24
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Will Sweden stub out smoking outside bars?

Smoking should be banned at bus stops, playgrounds and outdoor cafes and pubs, a high-profile investigation has concluded. Sweden needs to limit the number of public spaces where people are allowed to smoke, according to a lengthy review of tobacco laws
The Local Europe (se)
added Mar 1, 2016 16:00
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[Sweden] Swedish court overturns ban on e-cigarettes

"To be a medical product, it must have the ability prevent or treat a disease and, therefore, provide a beneficial effect on human health," the court's ruling read. The e-cigarettes "do not contain instructions on how they could be used to reduce the con
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 18, 2016 20:02
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