European Doctors announce their opinion on novel tobacco and nicotine products
The Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME) has adopted a new policy on novel tobacco and nicotine products.
Exposure to Smoking in Early Childhood Linked to Hyperactivity and Conduct Problems
In a recent study, children exposed to smoking in the first 4 years of life were more likely to exhibit symptoms of hyperactivity and conduct problems.
Electronic cigarettes are not worth the risk say scientists
There is growing evidence that electronic cigarettes have adverse effects on the cardiovascular system, reports a paper published today in Cardiovascular Research, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).
Evidence that tobacco smoking increases risk of depression and schizophrenia
A new study published in Psychological Medicine and led by University of Bristol researchers has found that tobacco smoking may increase your risk of developing depression and schizophrenia.
Smoking During Pregnancy Increases the Risk that Your Baby Will Become Obese
Using foreskin tissue from newborn circumcisions, a group of researchers have identified a potential cellular mechanism that connects a mother’s smoking while pregnant with an increased risk of offspring obesity later in life.
Trying to quit smoking? New research suggests higher levels of nicotine may help
Allowing smokers to determine their nicotine intake while they are trying to quit is likely to help them kick the habit, according to an early study in 50 people led by Queen Mary University of London.
Vaping no boost to quit rates in smokers, study suggests – ‘Dual users’ no more likely to kick habit
People who vape and smoke cigarettes are no more likely to drop the nicotine habit than those who just smoke, a new study suggests. Researchers at The Ohio State University studied 617 tobacco users and found no differences in quit rates for “dual users” of…
As Vaping Increased in Popularity, Use of Cigarettes Declined
The study, which looked at the relationship between vaping and smoking among youth and young adults between 2013 and 2017, was published in the journal Tobacco Control.
If you smoke, now is a very good time to quit
For former smokers it took more than 15 years for cardiovascular disease risk to return to the level of those who never smoked, according to preliminary research to be presented in Chicago at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2018.
Smokers with peripheral artery disease need more help to kick the habit
While many people with peripheral artery disease (PAD) smoke, few receive proven smoking cessation strategies from their doctor, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
The more you smoke, the greater your risk of atrial fibrillation
The more you smoke, the greater your risk of atrial fibrillation. That’s the finding of a study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) journal.
Obesity in women and current smoking in men predict lack of remission in early rheumatoid arthritis
Study shows 46% of women and 38% of men with early rheumatoid arthritis do not achieve remission within a year