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Latest Health effects of tobacco Stories

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.

Life After Cigarettes
2011-12-13 12:09:23

Life without cigarettes is not all doom and gloom. In fact, successful quitters are more satisfied with their lives and feel healthier, both one year and three years afterwards, than those who continue to smoke.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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