Reuters Health - Smokers who carry more weight around their waistlines may be at greater risk of lung cancer, according to a new study. The finding, along with the fact that lung cancer risk is actually higher among leaner smokers, provides "intriguing" evidence that how a smoker stores fat could play a role in his or her likelihood of developing lung cancer, Dr. Geoffrey C. … [Read more...] about Bigger Belly May Up Smokers’ Lung Cancer Risk
Smoking and Cancer
One of the most dangerous diseases we should worry about is cancer. However, many people do not believe they could suffer from a cancerous disease, hinging their argument on the fact that certainly, one thing or the other would definitely be responsible for a man’s death. However, the truth is that several diseases, like cancer, are precipitated by men’s behaviour, their … [Read more...] about The War Against Tobacco
Risk of death from tobacco related diseases or various forms of cancer declines dramatically five years after kicking the habit. Women who quit smoking reduce their risk of dying from heart disease and tobacco-related cancers. Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health analyzed data on 105,000 women over 24 years, taken from the Nurses’ Health Study, a long-term … [Read more...] about Smoking Reversible?
Smoking Research Studies Exposure to Cigarette Smoke Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania recently received a $2.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for a new study focusing on the chemical changes that occur when the body is exposed to cigarette smoke. Previous research has shown that chemical changes in the body can occur after exposure to … [Read more...] about NIH to Fund New Research Study Regarding Exposure to Cigarette Smoke
Barcelona - Cancer deaths will more than double to 17 million people each year in 2030 with poor countries shouldering the heaviest burden from the disease, the head of the UN's cancer agency said on Monday. An aging population will bump up cancer rates worldwide in the coming years, especially in developing countries where the number of people who smoke and drink is on the … [Read more...] about Global Cancer Deaths to Hit 17 Million in 2030