Headlines Tagged with Women — 5,088 headlines found
Researchers found that women who started smoking before the age of 13 were more likely to experience chronic severe menstrual cramps than non-smokers. Menstrual cramps, also referred to as period pain or dysmenorrhea, affect around 91% of women throughou
Nov 18, 2014 Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Nov 18, 2014 09:51
Smoking and early initiation of smoking are associated with increased risk of chronic dysmenorrhoea. The immediate adverse health effects of smoking provide further support for smoking prevention programme to target young women, especially teenagers.
Nov 17, 2014 Tobacco Control
added Nov 18, 2014 09:48
Lung cancer is the top cancer killer of women, and some medical experts say that they are seeing more patients in their 20s and 30s, many of them nonsmokers. But because lung cancer carries the stigma of smoking, experts say it is often overlooked in non
Nov 15, 2014 NBC News
added Nov 16, 2014 22:24
Equally alarming is the revelation from the latest Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) that the number of smokers in the 13-15 age group in Qatar has gone up from 6.5% to 9.8%, marking an increase of 3.3% between 2007 and 2013.
Nov 16, 2014 Gulf Times (qa)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:11
The pair, who launched a prison reform project and a media website, Mediazona...said that....female inmates caught smoking are punished by being forced to dig a huge symbolic grave to drop their cigarette in
Nov 14, 2014 Business Insider
added Nov 14, 2014 22:36
Russia and China are world leaders in smoking, but while in Russia women are heavy smokers by world standards only 2% of Chinese women smoke. It is estimated that between 350,000 and 400,000 people die each year in Russia due to smoking-related diseases.
Nov 12, 2014 Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:41
World COPD Day (November 19), a GSK global survey of people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) sheds new light on the growing burden of COPD in the US..."Traditionally, COPD was considered to be a disease of elderly male smokers, but
Nov 11, 2014 PR Newswire
added Nov 11, 2014 15:33
Video Q&A: Tobacco-related mortality: past, present and future. An interview with Alan Lopez [FREE FULL TEXT]
Prof Lopez highlights how this epidemic emerged in the past, and how it is likely to progress in the future. He also discusses ways in which countries that currently have few or no tobacco-control policies in place can apply measures to curtail premature
Oct 21, 2014 BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 8, 2014 14:59
QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)* Among Persons Aged ≥55 Years, by Sex and Urbanization of County of Residence†— United States, 2009–2011
were associated with more rural localities, with rates increasing steadily from the least to the most rural county. For males, the age-adjusted COPD death rate in rural counties was 59% higher than in large central metropolitan counties (284.3 versus 178.
Nov 7, 2014 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 6, 2014 14:53
nearly 80 percent of people diagnosed today either never smoked or were former smokers who quit several years ago... DuBois will be hosting its first Shine a Light on Lung Cancer event on Nov. 21st, from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. in the Penn Highlands DuBois facili
Nov 4, 2014 GantDaily.com (Clearfield, PA)
added Nov 4, 2014 07:37