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2012-04-26 10:53:19

Millions of smoking-related deaths could still be prevented by 2030 if the World Health Organization smoking reduction policy is applied immediately worldwide, say University of Michigan researchers. Further, the number of smokers could have been reduced by 34 percent had the WHO policy been implemented globally in 2010. Researchers developed two sets of projections predicting smoking outcomes from 2010 to 2020 and then again to 2030, with or without the implementation of the smoking...

2012-04-26 10:52:04

Ex-smokers should actively use them to help them stay quit, say authors Health warnings on cigarette packs can help ex-smokers stave off the urge to start smoking again, indicates research published online in Tobacco Control. The evidence to date suggests that health warnings on packs can deter non-smokers from starting to smoke and stop teens who dabble with cigarettes from becoming confirmed smokers. But it has not been clear whether they can actually help ex-smokers stay quit. The...

2012-04-26 10:50:26

But prevalence could be as low as 13 percent if WHO measures adopted The global prevalence of cigarette smoking among adults is set to fall by just 1.7 percentage points by 2030 if governments do not do more to intervene, finds research published online in Tobacco Control. But if World Health Organization (WHO) measures are adopted, global prevalence would fall from just under 24% in 2010 to just over 13% by 2030, predict the researchers. Smoking kills more than 5 million people...

2012-04-23 22:16:15

New research confirms an association between smoking and a reduced risk for a rare benign tumor near the brain, but the addition of smokeless tobacco to the analysis suggests nicotine is not the protective substance. The study using Swedish data suggests that men who currently smoke are almost 60 percent less likely than people who have never smoked to develop this tumor, called an acoustic neuroma. But men in the study who used snuff, which produces roughly the same amount of nicotine in...

2012-04-20 13:34:19

New study presented at the World Congress of Cardiology organized by the World Heart Federation Exercise may help smokers to quit and remain smoke free, according to new data presented today at the World Congress of Cardiology. Moreover, exercise increases life expectancy in smokers and non-smokers alike. The study of 434,190 people who went through medical examination program at a private fee-paying company between 1996 and 2008 in Taiwan revealed that active smokers (those engaged in...

2012-04-20 12:44:29

New study presented at the World Congress of Cardiology organized by the World Heart Federation The successful implementation of smokefree legislation in Hong Kong has led to an overall decrease in the total number of smokers but the remaining smokers who are finding it difficult to quit are going on to become "hardcore" smokers, according to a new study from Hong Kong presented today at the World Congress of Cardiology. Hardcore smokers are defined as those smokers that are daily...

2012-04-20 12:39:04

New study presented at the World Congress of Cardiology organized by the World Heart Federation A report released today at the World Heart Federation World Congress of Cardiology in Dubai reveals significant gaps in public awareness regarding the cardiovascular risks of tobacco use and secondhand smoke. The report, entitled "Cardiovascular harms from tobacco use and secondhand smoke", was commissioned by the World Heart Federation and written by the International Tobacco Control Project...

2012-04-07 23:00:37

Innokin recommends e cigarettes to smokers and says: "By purchasing just one e-cig, smokers can take the steps to eliminate harmful toxins of tobacco smoking and start saving money automatically.” Innokin also indicates that its new e cigarette will come to the market soon. (PRWEB) April 07, 2012 Innokin recommends e cigarettes to smokers and says:” By purchasing just one e-cig, smokers can take the steps to eliminate harmful toxins of tobacco smoking and start saving money...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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