Tobacco

Vaping linked to dysregulation of mitochondrial genes and immune response genes

3 days ago   |   News Medical

Since they hit the market, e-cigarettes have been touted as a safe alternative to tobacco cigarettes for adult smokers.
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Tobacco mosaic virus nanoparticle-based novel COVID-19 vaccine candidate

3 days ago   |   News Medical   |   4 articles

Scientists generate a VLP type NP platform made of recombinant viral antigens conjugated with TMV virions.
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In the Herald: November 24, 1942

4 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Plan for Snowy River, chip machine protests and extra tobacco added to canteen quotas.
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Vaping Is Risky. Why Is the F.D.A. Authorizing E-Cigarettes?

4 days ago   |   NY Times

The agency has taken a controversial stand on vaping as a way to quit tobacco. This is what the research shows.
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Intervening with Smoking Parents of Inpatients to Reduce Exposure: The INSPIRE Randomized Controlled Trial

6 days ago   |   Academic Pediatrics

: Hospitalized children have high rates of tobacco smoke exposure; parents who smoke may be receptive to interventions during their child's hospitalization.
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Role of flavored e-cigarettes on cigarette smoking uptake, cessation unclear in youth

Role of flavored e-cigarettes on cigarette smoking uptake, cessation unclear in youth

8 days ago   |   Healio

Flavors are an important motivator for e-cigarette uptake in youth, but the role of flavored e-cigarettes on uptake of tobacco smoking or cessation remains unclear, according...
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Younger age, tobacco use link to lower COVID-19 vaccination rates

Younger age, tobacco use link to lower COVID-19 vaccination rates

13 days ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

Among patients with cirrhosis, younger age, active tobacco use, fewer medical comorbidities and residence in the southern United States correlated with decreased rates of...
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Millions of Years of Healthy Life Lost Due to Cannabis

15 days ago   |   Nutrition Facts

Every year, cannabis is estimated to result in two million years of healthy life lost due to disability. How much is that compared with alcohol and tobacco? “The popular notion...
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Depression and Shopping Behavior - by Katherine Meckel, Bradley Shapiro

19 days ago   |   National Bureau of Economic Research

Using a large survey panel that connects household shopping behavior with individual health information, this paper documents correlations between self reported depression and...
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Is Alcohol Really Good for Health?

Is Alcohol Really Good for Health?

24 days ago   |   Medindia Health

The majority of alcohol abstainers have alcohol or drug problems, risky alcohol consumption, daily tobacco smoking or fair to poor health in their history, which are the...
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Letter to the Editor Regarding Blood Group AB is Associated with Poor...

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Best of cartoons, November 28, 2021

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Inguinal hernia containing the uterus in the pediatric patient: a systematic...

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