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?
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Tobacco use will kill 1 billion people in this century. This is a 10-fold increase over the past 100 years, unless governments in poor nations raise taxes on consumption and mandate health warnings, the World Health Organization said. No country fully implements these most important tobacco - control measures, according to a 330-page report released today by New York … [Read more...] about Tobacco May Kill 1 Billion in This Century, WHO Says
Facts tell us tobacco deaths on the rise and increasing in many countries. Judith Longstaff Mackay, a senior policy adviser to the World Health Organisation, said cigarette markets were shrinking in advanced economies, but growing in developing states. Tobacco-related deaths are expected to double to 10 million a year by 2030, with most fatalities in developing countries, … [Read more...] about Tobacco Deaths a Third World Plague
An Australian adviser to the World Health Organisation has warned the ingredients of strawberry jam face tougher regulation than the deadly contents of cigarettes and has urged the Federal Government to act immediately. A leading international expert on the health impacts of tobacco smoke, Dr Nigel Gray said he was disgusted that carcinogens in cigarettes remained … [Read more...] about Act Now on Cigarettes, Expert Says
Not Succeeding is a failure only if you do not try to quit smoking again. Results from the World Health Organisation (WHO) show that currently there are 1.3 billion smokers in the world. The same data show that every 8 seconds somewhere in the world one person dies from the consequences of smoking. Smoking is the leading cause of premature deaths in the world. Experts … [Read more...] about Smoking Kills Millions Of People Around The World