|Nicotine's double link to cot death
|New research suggests why babies whose parents smoke tobacco are more likely to die of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or cot death.
|Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure During Travel Affects Adults With Asthma
|NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure has been linked to many adverse health effects, ranging from asthma exacerbation to eye irritation to lung cancer. According to a new study by the University of Califor
|Tobacco judge reportedly had industry ties
|LOS ANGELES (September 9, 2002 10:27 a.m. EDT) - A federal judge who helped hand the tobacco industry one of its biggest legal victories in recent years represented a tobacco company as a private attorney, a newspaper reported Monday.
|Sanofi's Obesity Drug May Help Smokers Quit, Sans Weight Gain
|LONDON -- An experimental drug shows promise in helping people to quit smoking and avoid the weight gain that often comes with kicking the habit.
|Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: Natl Survey Shows Tobacco Prevention Works, But So Does Philip Morris' Marketing in Attracting Kids
|WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 /U.S. Newswire/ -- The following statement by Matthew L. Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids on the 2001 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse was released today:
|FDA Says Pfizer Drug Works to Open Airways
|WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A new drug to treat a smoking-related disease that is America's No. 4 killer seems effective for opening patients' airways, but its effect on shortness of breath is "less convincing," U.S. Food and Drug Administration staff said in
|'Reduced-risk' cigarette planned
|Philip Morris, the nation's leading cigarette maker, said yesterday it intends to launch a ''reduced-risk'' cigarette next year.
|Medical Students Don't Receive Enough Training In Helping Patients Quit Smoking
|WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. --Though tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable death in the United States., medical schools are not doing enough to train medical students to help their patients quit smoking, a Wake Forest University School of Medicine
|Dopamine May Be Key to Kicking the Habit: Study
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A drug that blocks a chemical critical to the brain's "reward" system appears to aggravate cigarette cravings, while a drug that boosts levels of the chemical, dopamine, may weaken the urge to puff, according to the results of
|Anti-tobacco group urges Southeast Asian countries to take tough common stance
|An international anti-tobacco group urged Southeast Asian countries meeting in Bangkok to take a tough common stance ahead of global negotiations next month for a U.N.-sponsored treaty on tobacco control.
|Obesity burden 'outweighs smoking'
|More people are now falling ill through their couch potato lifestyle than through smoking, suggest Europe-wide figures.