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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...

2012-03-29 02:36:04

Public health researchers outline obstacles standing in the way of prevention More than half of all cancer is preventable, and society has the knowledge to act on this information today, according to Washington University public health researchers at the Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis. In a review article published in Science Translational Medicine March 28, the investigators outline obstacles they say stand in the way of making a huge dent in the cancer burden in the United States...

2012-03-28 23:03:12

World´s number one quit smoking site releases "Quitting Smoking Timeline" video emphasizing the positive effects of quitting smoking and how the body quickly restores itself to health. Cumming, Georgia (PRWEB) March 28, 2012 QuitSmoking.com© today announced the launch of the second video in a series about the effects of smoking. This second video, "Quitting Smoking Timeline" emphasizes the positive effects of quitting smoking and how the body restores itself to health. The video...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.