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[Asia, India] More and more women are now chewing tobacco

An article published in Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention (APJCP) on Wednesday has revealed that the prevalence of chewing tobacco is increasing among women. It further emphasises that women chewing tobacco have been a neglected segment, but look
Free Press Journal (in)
added Oct 10, 2015 13:19
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[Asia] Contrasting male and female trends in tobacco-attributed mortality in China: evidence from successive nationwide prospective cohort studies [FREE FULL TEXT]

the annual number of deaths in China that are caused by tobacco will rise from about 1 million in 2010 to 2 million in 2030 and 3 million in 2050, unless there is widespread cessation.
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 9, 2015 08:27
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Smoking cessation medication 46% effective in women

The most effective prescription drug used to quit smoking initially helps women more than men, according to a Yale School of Medicine study. The study, published Oct. 7 by the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research, found that varenicline, marketed as Cha
News-Medical.net
added Oct 10, 2015 13:50
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[UK] Women take more sick leave then men - but it's usually to look after the kids, official figures show

The lower health consciousness of men is also reflected in drinking and smoking habits. Some 15 per cent of men but 13 per cent of women smoke every day, and among smokers men on average go through 12 cigarettes a day, but women 11.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 6, 2015 12:55
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[Greece] Prenatal Second-Hand Smoke Exposure and Gross Motor Development ($$)

Investigators from multiple international sites conducted a prospective cohort study to assess the effects of prenatal exposure to second-hand smoke (SHS) in Greek mothers on neurodevelopment in their offspring at 18 months of age. Study participants inc
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Oct 1, 2015 21:48
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[Sweden] Kids May Be More Likely to Get Asthma if Grandma Smoked While Pregnant: Study

Children whose grandmothers smoked during pregnancy are at increased risk for asthma, even if their own mothers did not smoke...included more than 66,000 grandchildren and nearly 45,000 grandmothers in Sweden...may help explain why there has been a sharp
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 29, 2015 13:01
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[UK] Women-only cigar club set to light up Tunbridge Wells

The Women's International Cigar Club, formed three years ago by chef Sarah Saunders, will be holding events in the town imminently.... "I'm a chef, I suppose cigars are a natural extension of that," Ms Saunders said.
This is Kent (Kent & East Sussex Courier) (uk)
added Sep 28, 2015 12:52
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[Portugal] MAJOR DIFFERENCES FOUND IN SYMPTOMS AND PROGNOSES BETWEEN NON-SMOKERS AND SMOKERS WITH THE MOST COMMON FORM OF LUNG CANCER

increasing in many countries. Now a group of Portuguese researchers has found significant differences in clinical particularities and survival between smokers and non-smokers who develop NSCLC.
European Lung Foundation (uk)
added Sep 27, 2015 11:15
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[Portugal] Differences Found in Smokers, Nonsmokers Who Develop Lung Cancer

non-small cell lung cancer, but nonsmokers can get it too and rates of the disease among nonsmokers are rising...compared more than 1,400 Portuguese patients with this type of lung cancer and found that nonsmokers were more likely than smokers to be women
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 27, 2015 10:36
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[UK] Smoking and pregnancy: understanding the risks

– Smoking during pregnancy presents numerous serious negative consequences for both mother and baby, which extend from birth through to childhood – There is evidence that many pregnant women want to quit and would like support to do so – Every contact
Nursing in practice (uk)
added Sep 25, 2015 15:52
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