Tag: "tobacco" at medical news
Increased odds of rheumatoid arthritis in women smokers without genetic risk factor
...d the genetic risk factor HLA-DRB1 SE, exposure to tobacco
smoke was not associated with an increased risk of the disease. The authors point out that this research was limited to older white women, so it is not yet clear if other age groups and ethnicities would be similarly affected....
Chemical in many air fresheners may reduce lung function
...rom thousands of commonly used products, including tobacco
smoke, pesticides, paints, and cleaning products. ...s, occupation, socioeconomic status, environmental tobacco
smoke, smoking history, and diagnosis of asthma or emphysema. The authors noted that participants m...
Research reveals tobacco company's role in China's cigarette smuggling crisis
... internal documents of one of the world's biggest tobacco
companies, British American Tobacco (BAT), suggests that it been complicit in the smuggling of tobacco
into China and has benefited from this illicit trade. Millions of BAT internal documents were made...
Studies indicate medication can be an effective therapy for smoking cessation
..., and may represent an advance in the treatment of tobacco
dependence," the authors conclude. (JAMA. 2006;296:56-63. Available pre-embargo to the media at www.jamamedia.org ) Editor's Note: The data reported in this article were derived from a clinical trial sponsored by Pfizer Inc., which provided fundi...
Oral health of children and adolescents still reflects disparities
...nmental risk factors (e.g., the use of alcohol and tobacco
products) did modify, to some extent, the effects of risk factors such as infrequent use of oral health services, and unhealthy habits, in teenagers. (Finland) A pilot questionnaire, the Adolescent Enamel Fluorosis Quality of Life Questionnaire, ind...
Chocolate, wine, spicy foods may be OK for heartburn, Stanford study finds
...tty foods, all alcoholic and carbonated beverages, tobacco
and mint - and to stop eating three hours before lying down. In addition, you're advised to keep your weight under control. Those lifestyle changes coupled with antacids and various over-the-counter and prescription medications have been the accepted...
Case to establish the Ohio tobacco and research center
...Center (OTREC). OTREC will assist with statewide tobacco
prevention and control efforts supported by TUPCF....national Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) between tobacco
companies and 46 states. TUPCF is charged with reducing tobacco
use among Ohioans, with an emphasis...
New 'nicotine vaccine' treatment to be tested in Madison
MADISON - An innovative new approach to treating tobacco
addiction - an experimental nicotine vaccine - wil...cine - a potentially important advance in treating tobacco
addiction," says Michael Fiore, UW-CTRI director. "In this study, we will examine how the vaccine ca...
Did you know that tooth decay is still the most common human disease?
...ase), to psychological stress and oral health, and tobacco
and oral health. (For a complete listing, please see the green section of this Press Kit.) Featured during Meeting Week will be the IADR/Unilever Hatton Awards Competition (42 competitors from 19 countries) for student investigators. The presentatio...
Newsbriefs from the journal CHEST, June 2006
...onship was found between AHR and exposure to pets, tobacco
smoke, or other perinatal exposures in the first year of life. The study appears in the June issue of CHEST, the peer-reviewed journal of the American College of Chest Physicians. SHORT-TERM CPAP MAY NOT LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE New research shows tha...
Different options produce similar results
... only cover the front teeth. Do not smoke or chew tobacco
after using whitening products. Patients are not advised to use whitening products if they have decay, periodontal disease, or hypersensitivity. Know the condition of your teeth and oral tissues. A thorough examination and cleaning from a general d...
NIH holds state-of-the-science conference on tobacco use, June 12-14
... evidence on prevention, cessation, and control of tobacco
use. The panel will issue a statement of its findi...tion- and community-based interventions to prevent tobacco
use in adolescents and young adults, including among diverse populations? 2. What are the effective...
Clearing the air links between smoking and osteoporosis strengthened
...ive that only appears in blood of those exposed to tobacco
smoke, with serum hormone levels....
U of MN study finds health education helps African American light smokers kick the habit
...ich, if present, indicated an individual was using tobacco
products. Quit rates for participants using nicotine gum were 14.2 percent compared to 11.1 percent for the placebo group. Participants receiving health education had a quit rate of 16.7 percent compared to 8.5 percent for other participants....
On World NO Tobacco Day the ESC urges governments to spread smoking bans & tax tobacco
...Spain implemented its smoking ban in January 2006, tobacco
companies dropped their prices in an attempt to ke...ffective in curbing smoking, as illustrated by the tobacco
companies' battle to retain their customers. On World No Tobacco Day, the European Society of Cardi...
Ireland leads Europe for anti-tobacco policies while Luxembourg comes last
Ireland leads Europe for its active stance on tobacco
control, while Luxembourg comes bottom of the leag...ards points for policies, such as tax increases on tobacco
products, comprehensive advertising bans, and bans on smoking in public places. Ireland came top, sc...
Study finds no link between marijuana use and lung cancer
...bjects were asked about lifetime use of marijuana, tobacco
and alcohol, as well as other drugs, their diet, o...na. There was a clear association between smoking tobacco
and cancer. The study found a 20-fold increased risk of lung cancer in people who smoked two or more...
Tobacco smoke linked to allergic rhinitis in infants
...innati (UC) epidemiologists say it's environmental tobacco
smoke--not the suspected visible mold--that drasti...study to show a relationship between environmental tobacco
smoke exposure and allergic rhinitis in year-old infants, the UC team reports in the June issue of P...
Putting healthcare dollars into the 'right' prevention services
...rs of health systems, employers, payers, and state tobacco
control leaders.the NCPP findings demonstrate that healthcare decision makers, purchasers, and policymakers stand to achieve extraordinary returns-- in extended lives and cost savings--by getting serious about helping smokers to quit." The articles f...
Europe wide study to examine causes of asthma
...thma, with data from environmental factors such as tobacco
smoke, air pollution, nutrition, allergen exposure and industrial agents. Professor von Mutius added: "One particular area we will be looking at is the 'hygiene hypothesis', a theory which argues a lack of exposure to microbes in early childhood may...
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