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Nicotine raises blood sugar among diabetic smokers: Study


March 28th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Researchers have found that nicotine is the main culprit responsible for persistently elevated blood sugar levels - and the resulting increased risk of serious health complications - in ... Read more...

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Smoking may worsen cancer patients’ pain


December 22nd, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): Cancer patients who continue to smoke despite their diagnosis experience greater pain than nonsmokers, according to a new study.Researchers at Texas A&M University found that for a ... Read more...

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Smoking parents might up risk of heart diseases in kids: Study


November 15th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Parents who smoke at home may place their children at risk for cardiovascular diseases, according to a new research.Smoking parents can put children at risk of oxidative ... Read more...

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Women who smoke, pierce nipples ‘more likely to develop breast abscess’


August 4th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 04 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women who smoke or pierce their nipples are more likely to develop a breast abscess.Researchers at the University of Iowa found the ... Read more...

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Investigations Indicate A Complex Link Between Marijuana And Psychotic Disorders


July 25th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Scientists have wanted to comprehend the complex link between marijuana and psychosis since many years. Cannabis can generate interim psychotic experiences such as delirium and ... Read more...

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US Navy to ban smoking on submarines


April 9th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) The US Navy will ban smoking on its submarines to protect nonsmokers from passive smoking, particularly women, who will begin serving alongside men on subs, a media report ... Read more...

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Smoking for many years may reduce Parkinson’s disease risk


March 11th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Smoking for a greater number of years may reduce the risk of Parkinson's disease, but smoking a larger number of cigarettes per day may not cut the risk, ... Read more...

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Outdoor second-hand smoke a new health hazard


November 19th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): While bans on indoor smoking have forced smokers at bars and restaurants onto outdoor patios, researchers have now raised concerns over the increasing exposure to second-hand airborne smoke.They ... Read more...

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Second-hand smoke exposure rising among college students


July 22nd, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Researchers have raised concerns over increasing exposure to second-hand smoke among college students."It is well-known that there are some serious health issues surrounding secondhand smoke," said Dr Mark ... Read more...

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Marijuana, ciggie smoke wreaks havoc on lungs


April 14th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): People who smoke both tobacco and marijuana increase their risk of respiratory symptoms and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new study has found.Smoking only marijuana, however, was ... Read more...

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Smoking linked to premature aging


February 6th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Researchers from University of Iowa have found a link between smoking and premature aging.They identified a key protein that is lost in Werner''s syndrome (premature aging) is ... Read more...

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Gefitinib shows promise in treating Asian nonsmokers with lung cancer


September 16th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Researchers in Hong Kong have suggested that gefitinib should be considered a first-line therapy for non-smoking Asian patients with one of the most common types of lung ... Read more...

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Strict household smoking bans prevent teens from lighting up


August 14th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): Teenagers who have strict household smoking ban are less likely to experiment with cigarettes, according to a new study.Youths who lived with nonsmokers but didnt have a ... Read more...

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