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2014-04-04 10:58:57

Cigarette smoking among obese women appears to interfere with their ability to taste fats and sweets, a new study shows. Despite craving high-fat, sugary foods, these women were less likely than others to perceive these tastes, which may drive them to consume more calories. M. Yanina Pepino, PhD, assistant professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and Julie Mennella, PhD, a biopsychologist at the Monell Center in Philadelphia, where the research was...

2014-04-04 10:37:22

A new Global Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Atlas, launched by the World Heart Federation in its journal Global Heart, shows that in wealthy countries, the burden of cardiovascular disease is falling both in crude and age-standardized terms, while clusters of low-income and middle-income countries (LMIC) are seeing rises in their CVD burden as their populations continue adapt to demographic and behavioral changes including increased life expectancy, poor diet, continued and in some cases...

Children Increasingly At Risk From Liquid Nicotine In E-Cigarettes: CDC
2014-04-04 09:35:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that e-cigarettes, as they are currently sold, are dangerous for young children. The report was based on phone calls made to poison control centers that showed over 51 percent of calls between September 2010 and February 2014 were for young children under five years old. Forty-two percent of the calls were for people 20 and older. “This report raises...

2014-04-03 16:25:59

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto University (PAU) has announced that i4Health (PAU's Institute for International Internet Interventions for Health) is launching its first online study testing whether any of four very brief techniques is better at helping individuals who smoke quit on their own. Individuals who smoke who have decided to quit are welcome to participate in this free online study, which has been approved by the Palo Alto University...

2014-04-03 16:23:46

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO E-cigarettes, and liquid refill containers featuring bright colors, sweet-smelling flavors and dangerous doses of nicotine, are generating rising numbers of emergency calls to poison control centers around the nation, according to a study published today by the U.S. Centers for Disease...

2014-04-03 12:30:49

Rapid rise highlights need to monitor nicotine exposure through e-cigarette liquid and prevent future poisonings ATLANTA, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of calls to poison centers involving e-cigarette liquids containing nicotine rose from one per month in September 2010 to 215 per month in February 2014, according to a CDC study published in today's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The number of calls per month involving conventional cigarettes did not...

2014-04-02 12:33:31

LONDON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global E-cigarette Market 2014-2018 TechNavio forecasts The Global E-cigarette Market 2014-2018 with a CAGR of 30.56 percent for the period 2013-2018. Several driving factors and trends will contribute to this growth--all of which will be outlined with detail in this report. TechNavio's analysts use a unique methodology to scrutinize individual vendor performance, trends, drivers and...

2014-04-02 08:34:38

NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smokio marks a revolution in the e-Cigarette industry, evolving the 'electronic' to present the world's first smart, connected e-Cigarette. With wireless smartphone synchronization, Smokio offers in-depth information about a user's consumption, capturing every puff, tracking health improvements and even calculating how much money using Smokio has saved so far. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140402/677857 )...

2014-04-01 23:27:15

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports: "China Online Lending Industry Report, 2014" Market Analysis and Overview. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/192943 (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 With the continuous expansion of scale, China’s small and medium-sized enterprises are seeing rapid growth in capital requirements, but often shut out by large commercial banks on the grounds of unsound financial system, lack of pledged...

2014-04-01 23:02:17

Campaign aimed at showcasing how far Louisiana has come in expanding smoke-free environments throughout the state. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living (TFL), a program of the Louisiana Cancer Research Center and the Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI), recently launched its 2014 statewide media campaign, “On the Move.” The campaign features an interactive concept, utilizing print, broadcast and digital advertising, website...


Latest Tobacco Reference Libraries

Cash crop
2013-08-05 12:49:51

Cash crop is a term used to reference a profitable crop for farmers. Plants like cotton and tobacco are a few cash crops farmer tend to deal with. These crops do not stay with the farmer for their livestock feed or used in the home, rather, in many cases they are exported; thus creating revenue for the farmer. The price of cash crops is largely based on supply and demand in more developed countries, where the supply is actually coming from lesser developed areas. When a bumper crop, that...

Nicotine Replacement Therapy
2013-03-04 16:06:28

Nicotine replacement therapy is the administration of nicotine by other means than smoking. This change in the way nicotine is delivered prevents the harmful effects of smoking and is usually used in smoking cessation. Types Nicotine replacement therapy can be administered in several forms. The type used depends on the patient and what fits into their lifestyle best. The forms available include: Nicotine patches – transdermal (through the skin) Nicotine gum – orally (through the...

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2011-02-23 21:08:22

Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) is a positive-sense single stranded RNA virus that infects plants, namely tobacco and other members of the family Solanaceae. It causes characteristic patterns on the leaves. In 1930 it was determined that an infectious agent was determined to be a virus. Adolf Mayer first described the disease in 1883. The disease can be transferred between plants similar to bacterial infections. Dimitri Ivanovski was the first to show that infected sap remained infectious even...

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