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Everybody is talking about February being Heart Month, but aside from matters of the heart, you should know that vitamin D deficiency and smoking are important risk factors for macular degeneration – as February is also Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)… Read More
Bacterial pneumonia risk in HIV patients is seen to be reduced by quitting smoking. Bacterial pneumonia is a common condition, which affects HIV patients, and among those who smoke, the risk of developing bacterial pneumonia is doubled.
The research conducted… Read More
In Canada National Non-Smoking Week just rounded up which is a week that not only discuses smoking cessation but also depression and alcohol consumption as well. Quitting smoking is a large New Year’s resolution for many of us and even… Read More
The autoimmune eye disease known as uveitis attacks proteins in the eye, and now research suggests the underlying problem may be linked to gut bacteria and smoking.
For some time now eye specialists have understood that attacking proteins in the… Read More
Smoking bans have shown to be more effective in getting people to quit smoking than increasing taxes on cigarettes. Although higher taxes have been shown to improve rates of smoking cessation, smoking bans have proven slightly better. It’s important to… Read More
Chronic pancreatitis (pancreas inflammation) is likely associated with smoking, alcohol and gene mutation. Chronic pancreatitis is a long-term progressive inflammatory disease of the pancreas, which can lead to permanent damage and malfunction of the pancreas.
The pancreas is an organ… Read More
In the U.S. there has been a noticeable decline in smoking rates, with the exception of three population groups: American Indians, those part of the LGBT community, and those with mental health issues. Amy Lukowski, Psy.D., director of Health Initiatives… Read More
Numerous studies have shown a link between smoking and alcohol consumption, and new research has come to light that further explains the association. Previously, it was discovered that 85 percent of drinkers were also nicotine-dependent. The latest findings, which come from the… Read More
Depression after a heart attack can be combated by quitting smoking and getting regular exercise, according to new findings. The research was conducted by the European Society of Cardiology. Dr. Manuela Abreu from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, said, “Depression… Read More
Heavy smoking and alcohol abuse have been linked with DNA changes, which can accelerate the aging process. Research was presented at the 2015 American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting.
Researchers used publicly available data from Gene Expression Omnibus and… Read More
A Yale School of Medicine study revealed that an efficient smoking cessation drug is initially more effective on women than men.
However, after one year of use the drug was found to be equally effective on both men and women.… Read More
A genetic link has been found between COPD and smoking behavior which can contribute to lung disease. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death worldwide. As a progressive lung disease, breathing becomes more and more… Read More
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