Healthy Lifestyle Can Further Lower Risk for Death in Former Smokers
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2022 -- Former smokers may additionally lower their risk for premature death by adhering to healthy lifestyle recommendations, according to a study published online Sept. 22 in JAMA Network Open. Maki Inoue-Choi, Ph.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 28, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Effects of smoking on aggression, big five personality factors, and HTR2A, DRD4, and MAOA polymorphisms in among Egypt university students - Aboelsaad M, Soliman O, Medhat A, Khalil O, AlWahsh M, Wageh Y, ElSaied A, ElShrkawy H, Abdulhafiz H, Sayed M.
INTRODUCTION: To find genetic variants in the DRD4 and HTR2A genes' promoter regions and exons that are associated with tobacco smoking and nicotine addiction in Egyptian university students as well as to study the association between personality traits an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 28, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cuba without electricity after hurricane hammers power grid - The Associated Press
HAVANA — Hurricane Ian knocked out power across all of Cuba and devastated some of the country’s most important tobacco farms when it slammed into the island’s western tip as a major hurricane... #theassociatedpress #hurricaneian #havana #hurricane #tobaccofarms #cuba (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cuba without electricity after hurricane hammers power grid
HAVANA — Hurricane Ian knocked out power across all of Cuba and devastated some of the country’s most important tobacco farms Tuesday when it slammed into the island’s western tip as a major... #cuba #tobaccofarms #havana #hurricaneian #hurricane (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stoptober launches to give smokers confidence to quit
Smokers in England are being urged to stub out the habit as part of the annual Stoptober public health campaign. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - September 28, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Study shows feeling unhappy or lonely ages you more than smoking - ‘should not be ignored'
Research has found our mental wellbeing could have more of an impact than some physical factors when it comes to how long we live. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking, smoking and tanning linked to 400 cancer cases a day
Bad habits such as drinking, tanning and smoking contribute to more than 400 preventable cases of cancer in the UK every day, analysis suggests. The latest data showed 387,820 people had been diagnosed with the disease in Britain in 2019/20, said the World Cancer Research Fund. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Feeling lonely and unhappy ages you quicker than smoking, study warns 
Researchers in California and Hong Kong said persistent negative emotions can add an extra year and eight months to someone's biological age - five months more than smoking. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to quit smoking: Why YOU can kick your 40-a-day habit
DR MAX PEMBERTON: Stopping smoking was one of the best things I've ever done. My breathing has improved, I have more energy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

400 people in UK diagnosed with preventable cancer every day, data shows
Experts say healthy lifestyle changes such as quitting smoking and eating more vegetables can lower riskMore than 400 people are being diagnosed with preventable cases of cancer every day in the UK, analysis suggests, prompting health experts to urge people to adopt a healthier lifestyle.A total of 387,000 people were diagnosed with cancer in 2019-20, and 40% of those cases – about 155,000 – could have been avoided, according to analysis of the latest official data by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF).Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 27, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Gregory Health editor Tags: Cancer Health Society Cancer research Breast cancer Science Medical research & wellbeing Nutrition Lung cancer Life and style Source Type: news

Former Smokers See Even Better Outcomes With Healthier Lifestyles
(MedPage Today) -- Former smokers still face higher disease and premature death risks, but they were able to cut down on that mortality risk by sticking with a healthy lifestyle, according to a prospective cohort study. Among people who used to... (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 27, 2022 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Feeling depressed or lonely can age us faster than smoking, researchers say
Digital model of ageing reveals importance of psychological health as well as biologicalFeeling unhappy, depressed or lonely could speed up the ageing processes more than smoking or even certain diseases, researchers have suggested.While everyone has an age based on their date of birth – their “chronological age” – they also have what is known as a “biological age”, based on the ageing of the body’s functions, influenced by genetics, lifestyle and other factors. Studies have previously suggested the higher the biological age, the higher the risk of various diseases, and the risk of death.Continue reading... (...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 27, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Health Science Depression Loneliness Source Type: news

DR MAX PEMBERTON: If I can kick my 40-a-day smoking habit, so can you!
DR MAX PEMBERTON: Stopping smoking was one of the best things I've ever done. My breathing has improved, I have more energy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Insider Q&A: FDA official on vaping's "promise or peril"
The new chief at the Food and Drug Administration's tobacco center has inherited a raft of problems (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

E-cigarette use is associated with increased psychological distress among youth: a pooled cross-sectional analysis of state-level data from 2019 and 2021 - Cambron C.
A crisis of worsening youth mental health in recent years across the United States has created alarm among health professionals. As a result, health professionals have sought to improve methods of identifying youth in need of treatment services. Cigarette,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 26, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news