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Australian Senate Passes Toughest Cigarette Packaging Laws Yet
2011-11-11 11:31:19

Australia’s new anti-smoking laws banning brand labels its last major legislative hurdle on Thursday and immediately faced the threat of court action from tobacco companies afraid of flagging future sales.

2011-08-29 14:10:54

In this prospective cohort study, presented today at the ESC Congress 2011, discontinuation of smokeless tobacco after a myocardial infarction (MI) is associated with a lower risk of subsequent mortality.

2011-08-24 16:05:00

Salivary levels of cotinine, a breakdown product of nicotine, were measured in order to document asthmatic children’s exposure to tobacco smoke in their homes.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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