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Latest Health effects of tobacco Stories

2012-01-25 04:33:55

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.

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.

2012-01-13 06:51:01

A new study shows that the use of a nicotine patch leads to improved memory and cognitive skills.

2012-01-11 10:09:11

Smoking may be associated with the development of molecular features of cancer in the large airway epithelium.

Cigarettes More Damaging To Lungs Than Marijuana
2012-01-11 09:21:32

A new study published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that the lung capacity of marijuana smokers is not diminished by regular toking, even among those who smoked once or twice a week.

Nicotine May Help Memory Loss
2012-01-11 06:11:01

According to a new study published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, older patients who wore a nicotine patch had improvement with mild cognitive impairment (MCI).

2012-01-09 19:52:47

Researchers have begun to identify which mutations and pathway changes lead to lung cancer in never-smokers — a first step in developing potential therapeutic targets.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.