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Cigarette Smoking and Semen Quality: A New Meta-analysis Examining the Effect of the 2010 World Health Organization Laboratory Methods for the Examination of Human Semen

Our results suggest that cigarette smoking has an overall negative effect on semen parameters. The latest WHO laboratory methods for the examination of human semen had a minimal impact on the magnitude of effect size, thus confirming the observed negati
European Urology
added Apr 29, 2016 20:12

[Asia, Uae] Tobacco firm not burnt by changes in WHO laws

one unlikely company from the UAE has found a way to rise above the ashes. That's because increased rules and regulations suit the Al Matuco Tobacco Group just fine. "We obey everything that the World Health Organisation (WHO) give us," Al Matuco's h
Gulf News (ae)
added Apr 20, 2016 13:35

MARQUEZ: Taxing tobacco and the new vision for financing development

We at the World Bank, in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Bloomberg Philanthropies, as well as World Health Organization, are already working and committed to support countries in the design and implementation of tobacco taxation
World Bank blogs
added Apr 20, 2016 01:21

[Asia, China] Public to have its say on new smoking ban

THE city’s vice mayor yesterday announced the launch of an official fact-finding mission in preparation for an extension... The stricter rules are expected to come into force before the city hosts the 9th Global Conference on Health Promotion — an event
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Apr 6, 2016 21:59

[Asia] WHO: India losing over Rs. 1 lakh cr due to tobacco related illness

(WHO) representative to India Henk Bekedam, in a statement, said that the economy has been losing around Rs. 1,04, 500 crores every year because of the tobacco-related diseases, which claim around 10 lakh lives annually.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Mar 27, 2016 01:06

[Asia] WHO urges India to implement larger health warnings on cigarette packs

India must implement rules on printing larger health warnings on cigarette and other tobacco packs, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, days after a parliamentary panel called for reduction in the proposed warnings size to protect the industr
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 24, 2016 15:32

[Korea - South] Passive Smoking Still a Real and Present Danger

"Some 30 percent of lung cancer patients in Korea are non-smokers, and passive smoking is being blamed," said Paek Yu-jin of Hallym University Medical Center...A study of 1,000 people in Seoul in 2013 showed eight out of 10 people being exposed to secondh
Chosun Ilbo (kr)
added Mar 21, 2016 01:41

Youth in well-off nations smoke, drink less than in 2010: WHO

The number of teenagers trying alcohol or cigarettes before they turn 14 has dropped, especially among girls, according to a World Health Organization study of 42 well-off nations. From 2010 to 2014, the percentage of 15-year-old boys in Europe, Canada a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 15, 2016 23:02

UN estimates 12.6 million deaths each year attributable to unhealthy environments

deaths due to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), mostly attributable to air pollution – including exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke – amount to as much as 8.2 million... Furthermore, tobacco smoke-free legislation reduces exposure to second-hand tobacco
UN News Service
added Mar 15, 2016 20:58

Environmental risks killing 12.6 million people, WHO study says

Smoking is the greatest risk for developing lung cancer, but more than 20 other environmental and occupational agents are proven lung carcinogens in humans.
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 15, 2016 20:41
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