Budget cigarettes linked to higher infant mortality rates in EU countries
Scientists already know that high cigarette prices reduce smoking rates, and that levels of smoking affect infant mortality. However until now, there have been no studies to explore…
E-cigarettes linked to increased arterial stiffness, blood pressure and heart rate in humans
New research has shown for the first time that e-cigarettes with nicotine cause a stiffening of the arteries in humans. This has important implications for the use of…
One in three cases of dementia could be prevented by targeting risk factors from childhood onwards
One in three cases of dementia could potentially be prevented if brain health is improved throughout life by targeting nine risk factors, including continuing education in early life,…
New evidence finds standardized cigarette packaging may reduce the number of people who smoke
A Cochrane Review finds standardized tobacco packaging may lead to a reduction in smoking prevalence and reduces the appeal of tobacco.
E-Cigarettes Popular among Smokers with Existing Illnesses
Current and former smokers suffering from illnesses like chronic lung or cardiovascular disease are more likely to use e-cigarettes, reports the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.