Removing tobacco product display from shops reduced number of children buying cigarettes
Removing displays of tobacco products from shops may have reduced the proportion of children buying cigarettes by 17 percent, according to new research from Imperial College...
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Roswell Park and URMC to Create $19 Million Research Program Focused on Flavored Tobacco
The grant will unite teams from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Rochester Medical Center in an effort to better document and understand one of...
2 hours ago - University of Rochester Medical Center
FOOD HABITS AND CANCER PREVENTION
Physical activity, healthy nutrition and lack of stress are the three most important components of health. Inadequate levels of physical activity, obesity, unhealthy diet and...
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Researchers develop new system to detect consumption of synthetic cannabinoids
The detection has been carried out analyzing the saliva of healthy volunteers before and after they smoked these herbs along with tobacco. The samples were analyzed using...
15 hours ago - News Medical
FDA Ad Campaign Targets Teen E-Cig 'Epidemic'
Soon-to-be-released data will show increase in teen tobacco use, says Gottlieb
16 hours ago - MedPageToday
Young children exposed to indoor air pollution or cigarette smoke found to have increased risk of respiratory sickness
There are two things in the air that people know to be harmful: air pollution and tobacco smoke. While the particular dangers that each bring are well-documented, the same...
21 hours ago - Natural News
Chemical in Cigarette Smoke May Damage Important Aspect of Vision
Exposure to a chemical in tobacco smoke could make it more difficult for people to see in low-contrast conditions, such as low light, fog or glare, a new study...
1 day ago - Medscape - 2 articles
The deadly air you breathe when you fly
By now, most people know better than to smoke inside a plane - not just because the law explicitly prohibits it, but because science has proven that being exposed to the toxic...
2 days ago - Natural News
UCSF awarded $20 million grant to study impacts of new, emerging tobacco products
UC San Francisco has been awarded a five-year, $20 million grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health to study the impacts of new...
2 days ago - News Medical - 5 articles
The FDA Is Considering Pulling Some Flavored E-Cigarettes From the Market to Fight ‘Epidemic' of Youth Vaping
The Food and Drug Administration is giving vaping companies 60 days to figure out how to reverse what it's calling an epidemic of youth usage, or risk having some of their...
8 days ago - Time - 3 articles
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New Smartphone App and Lab Kit Can Help Diagnose Urinary Infections Much Faster
Your smartphone can be your doctor now, here's how. New smartphone app using the phone's camera and lab kit can help identify urinary tract infections much faster.
High Gluten Diet in Pregnancy can Increase Diabetes Risk in Children
High consumption of gluten pregnant women can increase the risk of Type-1 diabetes in children. Proteins found in foods rich in gluten such as wheat, rye, and barley can...
Neuroscientist reveals the five ways you can boost your boring commute
Neuroscientist Dr Liron Jacobson works at Peak Labs in London and has shared five ways you can improve your mind during your commute. And none of them involve scrolling on...
Do YOU wear contact lenses? Beware of a rare infection
Moorfields Eye Hospital researchers checked medical records since 1986 to analyse and compare rates of the infection in south east England.
New Study Reports Poor Physical and Mental Health in Rural Borderland...
Poor mental and physical health is seen among American rural borderline communities due to the impact of high stress.
New Fatty Acids Can Slow Down an Over Reactive Immune System
New type of fatty acid identified can slow down the overreactive immune system which may lead to potential treatments for the disease
TINY Cancer Detection Tool Proves Effective as Kaposi Sarcoma-associated...
New TINY cancer detection device shows promise as a Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus detector.
Even the Best Healthcare Facilities Can Do More to Fight Infections: Study
Providing evidence-based infection prevention and control strategies can help reduce healthcare-associated infections by up to 55 percent, reveals a new study.
New Test Could Detect Patients at Risk from Lethal Fungal Spores
New test developed by scientists could allow physicians to screen patients at risk from Aspergillus easily and effectively.
Controversial study claims human memory cells do not grow throughout life...
Until the early 1980s, scientists accepted the findings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal - the father of modern neuroscience - that adult brains do not experience neurogenesis, the...