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2012-02-08 13:08:29

Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered Coloradans who smoke are not thinking about quitting or getting ready to quit, and a quarter are uncomfortable approaching their doctors for help, report University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers in a recent article published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research. These and other findings from the study may help identify new approaches to encourage GLBT smokers to quit. “Among most smoking populations, we almost always find 20 percent...

Men Suffer Dementia From Smoking More Than Women
2012-02-07 08:46:01

Researchers know smoking is a risk factor for dementia in the aged, but they are also learning that men can experience more rapid cognitive decline than peers who have never smoked or who have been ex-smokers for at least 10 years. The study, from the University College London´s Department of Epidemiology and Public Health looked at data collected from 5,099 men and 2,137 women. All were employees of the British Civil Service who had participated in the study, which launched in 1985...

2012-02-06 08:35:00

Everyone knows that smoking is bad for health. Quit smoking is difficult for most smokers, but smokers can choose e cigarette as an alternative for tobacco smoking. Electronic cigarettes replace most of the harmful effects of smoking while providing the sensations and flavor of inhaled tobacco smoke.Now Innokin Technology provides a solution with its patented electronic cigarette in 2012. (PRWEB) February 06, 2012 Everyone knows that smoking is bad for health. Quit smoking is difficult for...

Child's Greatest Secondhand Smoke Exposure Coming From Inside Vehicles: CDC
2012-02-06 10:48:41

Anti-smoking advocates have snuffed out virtually all smoking in public places, even many outdoor public areas such as parks, and the zealots are now focusing on private vehicles with armloads of data showing they are potentially more dangerous than smoke-filled bars and other less confined areas, reports the Associated Press (AP). A report from government researchers has found that more than 1 in 5 high school and middle school children are passengers in cars while others are smoking....

2012-01-26 09:34:15

Telephone counseling services (also known as quitlines) are an effective intervention for Chinese-, Korean-, and Vietnamese-speaking smokers living in the U.S., and should be incorporated into current smoking cessation services, according to a study published January 25 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Quitlines have played an essential role in helping people quit smoking in the U.S. These services, however, had never been tested with Asian immigrants who may have limited...

2012-01-25 04:33:55

Tobacco smoking and high blood pressure are biggest killers of Japanese adults The life expectancy of a person born in Japan is among the highest in the world (82.9 years) yet tobacco smoking and high blood pressure are still the major risk factors for death among adults in Japan, emphasizing the need to reduce tobacco smoking and to improve ongoing programs designed to help people manage multiple cardiovascular risk factors, including high blood pressure, according to a study published in...

2012-01-23 13:18:44

A new analysis has found that a substantial number of lung and colorectal cancer patients continue to smoke after being diagnosed. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study provides valuable information on which cancer patients might need help to quit smoking. When a patient receives a cancer diagnosis, the main focus is to treat the disease. But stopping smoking after a cancer diagnosis is also important because continuing to smoke...

2012-01-13 06:51:01

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- A new study shows that the use of a nicotine patch leads to improved memory and cognitive skills. The study looked at people with mild cognitive impairment, who were not smokers. The participants were separated equally into two groups. One group was given a placebo and the other group was given a nicotine patch per day for six months. The participants took several thinking skills and memory tests throughout the six months of treatment. At the end of treatment, the...


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