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[UK] Lung cancer, women and smoking: How disease surpassed breast cancer

American Cancer Society has announced. Releasing its report on World Cancer Day 2015, the charity found that lung cancer has overtaken breast cancer in terms of death rates in women. Researchers believe this reflects the uptake of smoking in women, whic
IBTimes (uk)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:23
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Indicators for Chronic Disease Surveillance — United States, 2013 Recommendations and Reports

Tobacco 1.1 Current cigarette smoking among youths Existing YRBSS Tobacco / Current smoking among adults aged ≥18 years Revised BRFSS Tobacco / Current cigarette smoking among women aged 18–44 years / Cigarette smoking before pregnancy New PRAMS Tobacco
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Feb 3, 2015 19:27
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[Europe, UK] Do low-tar cigarettes put women more at risk of aggressive lung cancer?

This year, death rates from lung cancer among European women are set to overtake those for breast cancer, according to a study of cancer rates in 28 EU countries… the trend is largely due to women in the UK and their long history of smoking. But cancer ex
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 3, 2015 07:20
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[UK-Scotland] Smoke gets in your genes: Further dangers of smoking while pregnant revealed

Smoking while pregnant causes chemical changes to the DNA of a foetus detectable from as early as 12 weeks and may predispose children born to smokers to a range of health conditions which last throughout life, new research by Scottish academics has reve
University of Glasgow (uk)
added Feb 3, 2015 07:15
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In utero exposure to cigarette chemicals induces sex-specific disruption of one-carbon metabolism and DNA methylation in the human fetal liver [FREE FULL TEXT]

data strengthen studies linking in utero exposures to altered DNA methylation by showing, for the first time, that such changes are present in fetal life and in a key metabolic target tissue, human fetal liver. Furthermore, these data propose a novel mech
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 3, 2015 07:14
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Weight control belief and its impact on the effectiveness of tobacco control policies on quit attempts: findings from the ITC 4 Country Project

findings suggest that weight concerns do alter policy responsiveness in quit attempts in certain populations. Policy makers should take this into account and alleviate weight concerns to enhance the effectiveness of existing tobacco control policies on pr
Tobacco Control
added Feb 3, 2015 00:45
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[Ohio] Summit County program offers free diapers to pregnant moms who quit smoking

The Summit County health department is launching a program to help pregnant smokers kick the habit — not only during their pregnancy, but for good. Program participants agree to quit smoking by their third or fourth support group meeting. Pregnant smoker
Akron (OH) Beacon Journal
added Feb 1, 2015 17:15
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[UK] Pregnant smokers: offering shopping vouchers helps expectant mums give up nicotine, study finds

The study authors conceded the new intervention is controversial, but said in the long run it could save money. Several-hundred pregnant women were offered a total of $750 in shopping vouchers, in conjunction with counselling, if they could give up cigar
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 30, 2015 14:42
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[UK] It Pays for Moms-to-Be to Stop Smoking

Financial incentives help pregnant women quit smoking, a new study shows.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 29, 2015 13:01
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[Asia] India sees drop in cancer cases caused by tobacco

India witnessed a considerable decline in tobacco-related cancers between 1990 and 2004, according to the latest report by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). The premier research body has also claimed that tobacco habits in females in India
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 10:58
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