Schools Targeted for Tobacco Sale by Vendors
Tobacco companies in India are targeting schoolchildren as young as eight years for sale of their products and placing advertisements, reveals a new study.
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Smoking linked to poor neoadjuvant chemotherapy response, recurrence in bladder cancer
Cigarette smoking appeared significantly associated with poor pathological response to cisplatin-based neoadjuvant chemotherapy among patients with muscle-invasive bladder...
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Do YOU have 'risk taking' genes? Variations linked to everything from risky sex to driving fast cars
San Diego researchers found genetic variants tend to be associated with risky behaviors, such as speeding, drinking, tobacco and cannabis consumption, and with riskier sexual...
2 days ago - Daily Mail
Lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals more likely to suffer severe substance use disorders
Researchers know that lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals are more likely than heterosexuals to use alcohol, tobacco or other drugs, but until now they didn't know to what...
2 days ago - News Medical
Tobacco: Risk Factor for Misuse of Prescription Opioids
Tobacco use has been linked to increased use of opioids and sedatives, stated study.
3 days ago - Medindia Health
Tobacco retail licensing may lower rates of teen smoking
Local tobacco retail licensing may decrease the rates of cigarette and e-cigarette use in adolescents and young adults, according to study results published in Pediatrics “Key...
5 days ago - Healio
Teen Attitude Towards Tobacco
The majority of teens support raising the age of legal tobacco purchase to 21, based on the results of an analysis of responses to the 2015 National Youth Tobacco Survey...
8 days ago - Pediatrics for Parents
Caution must be taken while prescribing opioid to tobacco users to prevent addiction
Tobacco is a known risk factor for the misuse of prescription opioids. In addition, concurrent use of opioids and sedative-hypnotics is a risk factor for opioid overdose or...
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More Tobacco Retailers, Smoking-Related Illness in Poor Neighborhoods
Much of the variation in smoking rates across American cities can be explained by the higher density of tobacco retailers in poor, nonwhite neighborhoods, a study of the 500...
8 days ago - Medscape - 3 articles
Flavored Tobacco Use Rising in U.S. Kids as Vaping Takes Off
The growing popularity of e-cigarettes among U.S. youth may be associated with increased use of potentially dangerous flavored tobacco products, a new study suggests. Reuters...
8 days ago - Medscape - 3 articles
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Mindfulness could ease emotional symptoms of the menopause, scientists say
Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota quizzed 1,744 women about their symptoms, stress levels and mindfulness, a practice championed by celebs like Angelina Jolie .
Obesity means 'generation of children may live shorter lives than their parents'
The Welsh Government has launched a consultation on its first ever obesity strategy
Exercise Improves Survival in Patients with Diabetes
Doctors should advise and be actively involved in exercise programs for diabetic patients in order to achieve better control of blood sugar and improved heart health which in...
Five Times More Metastasis of Breast Cancer in Women Within 10 Years of...
Breast cancer in young women have five times more metastasis than breast cancer in women who had no recent childbirths or in those who did not have a child.
Strong Neck Strength may Help Prevent Concussions: Study
Athletes who are at higher risk for sports-related concussions should build neck strength to prevent such injuries, finds a new study.
Dramatic Drop in China's Air Pollution Raises Life Expectancy
Significant drop in China's air pollution level increases their citizen's life expectancy, finds a new study.
Farmers Exposed to High Levels of Pesticide More Likely to Have Poor Sense...
High pesticide exposure among farmers can be associated with a poor sense of smell in later life, reveals a new study.
New Wearable Sensor Can Help Detect Hidden Anxiety, Depression in Kids
Newly developed wearable sensor can help detect hidden anxiety and depression in young children, reveals a new study.
Engineered T Cells Promote Long-term Organ Transplant Acceptance, Says Study
A way to selectively suppress the immune reaction of the body against the donor organ by modulating the protein coronin 1 has been discovered.
Medical Detection Dogs Benefit Diabetes Patients
Alert dogs can help Type 1 patients regulate their blood sugars in a non-invasive way and avoid the risks of hypoglycaemic episodes and hyperglycaemia, found new study.