Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTResearchers have developed an 'airway-on-a-chip' that can test the effects of various smoking patterns on living human airway cells.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTWhat is a stroke, what is an aneurysm, and are they connected? Learn about the telltale symptoms, risk factors and how they may be treated.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDTThe proportion of cancer deaths attributable to cigarette smoking varied across the United States but was highest in the South, where nearly 40 percent of cancer deaths in men were estimated to be...
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTPeople who regularly smoke large amounts of marijuana may have lower bone density, increasing their later-life risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTParental absence is known to increase the risk of alcohol and tobacco use in adulthood. A new study finds that this behavior begins earlier than thought.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTAdministration of 50 mg per day of vitamin E decreased the risk of pneumonia in elderly male smokers by 72% after they quit smoking, according to a paper published in Clinical Interventions in...
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTScientists have crystallized a protein that is expected to reveal how nicotine affects the brain. The breakthrough could lead to new treatments.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTPhysicians can help smokers reduce or quit smoking, and a new review published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) aims to help them manage smoking cessation for their patients.
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTFindings can help state and local public health departments tailor tobacco prevention and control interventions.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 06:00:00 PDTNIH-funded multi-site clinical trial suggests that smokers may also benefit.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA new national study shows for the first time how smoking bans in cities, states and counties led young people living in those areas to give up, or never take up, the use of cigarettes.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe addictive chemical nicotine may have a positive role in the brain; researchers suggest it could protect against age-related neurodegeneration.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTThe percentage of U.S. students who have ever used or are curious about using cigarettes and cigars fell between 2012-2014, new study shows.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT...and younger age at symptom start.Smoking is linked to shorter survival after a diagnosis of motor neurone disease, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, as well as younger age when the...
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTSome DNA methylation sites associated with smoking remain even 30 years after quitting smoking, increasing the risk of cardiovascular diseases and cancers.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTScientists from the University of Stirling have discovered a link between childhood self-control and smoking habits across life.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTRoswell Park Cancer Institute scientists report that several flavorings added to electronic cigarettes impact the toxicity of the devices and that, among the tested flavors, strawberry was the most...
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA short talk with a knowledgeable nurse could be the difference between a smoker stopping for cigarettes or stopping for nicotine gum on her way home from the hospital.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced it has taken action against 55 tobacco retailers by issuing the first warning letters for selling newly regulated tobacco products, such as...
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PDTNew research finds growth in rates of e-cigarette use in England is positively associated with success rate of attempts to quit smoking.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTSmoking has long been known to increase risk of cardiovascular events; however, until now, the mechanism behind its deadly effects were not known.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTParents and policy advocates should take a "zero tolerance" approach to exposing children to secondhand cigarette smoke, which can be responsible for lifelong cardiovascular consequences in...
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA study published in the September 2016 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) found an association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and...
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA simple, in-office screening tool might help to identify patients with clinically relevant substance use problems.
Sat, 03 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTAn Umeå-based team in collaboration with US researchers reveals a new link between nicotine and inflammation.