The FDA is delaying implementation of last year's rules on cigars and electronic cigarettes currently on the market until 2021 and 2022, respectively.
E-cigarette smoking has similar effects as regular cigarette smoking on weight and metabolic parameters, even without nicotine exposure.
Research suggests that both cigarettes and e-cigarettes are tied to an increased risk of bladder cancer.
Patients smoking 1 or more packs of cigarettes per day had a higher risk of death compared with those who smoked less than 1.
Swedish smokeless tobacco (snus) increases insulin resistance and the risk of type 2 diabetes.
Younger age at initiation was associated with increased risk of mortality, highlighting the importance of youth and early-adult smoking on lifetime mortality risk.
The researchers found that kidney function worsened faster in smokers compared to nonsmokers and those who quit.
Reducing the future burden of smoking-related cancers includes implementing innovative new strategies, and strengthening tobacco control policies and programs.
Smokeless tobacco "snus" users have high blood levels of nicotine which promotes cancer progression.
Current smoking was linked with higher risks for lung cancer and upper aerodigestive cancer by 9 and 5 times, respectively.
Study also links smoking with a decreased likelihood of receiving a kidney transplant.
Large prostates and bladder neck sparing also predict longer time to return of continence.
New findings show that current smokers had an 83% higher incidence of rapid renal function decline compared with never smokers.
Fewer prostate cancer deaths may be yet another benefit of smoking cessation.
Likelihood of overall and respiratory-related mortality is increased 41% and 4-fold, respectively.
Current smoking is independently associated with a greater than 2-fold increased odds of hospital readmission after radical cystectomy.
Through diet and exercise, prostate cancer patients can decrease their risk of dying from their illness.
Lower-income countries have rising rates of same cancers common in high-income countries.
Exclusive smokeless tobacco users have higher levels compared with exclusive cigarette smokers.
As of 2014, rate is 16.8% but big socioeconomic disparities remain.
Researchers also find a significant association between smoking and secondary nocturnal enuresis.
Those inhaling the lowest levels of the addictive agent were more likely to try to stop.
Patients who stopped smoking also reported less angina.
Higher risk for clear cell, papillary renal cell carcinoma, but not chromophobe histology.
Considerably greater weight gain seen in North American versus Asian studies.
Amphetamine users were twice as likely as non-users to experience erectile dysfunction.
Even 70% of smokers support the concept of raising the legal smoking age.
About half of cardiovascular deaths could be prevented with elimination of 5 major risk factors.
During a median of 6.5 years of follow-up, none of the 9 cases of bladder cancer diagnosed among 925 patients was muscle invasive.
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