smoking

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Study shows link between second hand smoke and food allergy in kids

By |December 16th, 2015|

There are many well known negative effects of smoking.  Now, researches has found a possible link to food sensitivity.
Aim
To evaluate whether smoking by the mother during pregnancy and infant secondhand tobacco smoke exposure contribute to allergic sensitization in […]

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Marijuana smoking increases amongst teens

By |December 8th, 2015|

Teen cigarette smoking has decreased over the past year.  However, marijuana smoking seems to be increasing among the same age group.
Aim
To track teen smoking rates between 1997–2013.
Results
Cigarette or cigar rate smoking among teenagers dropped from 20.5% to slightly […]

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Does smoking marijuana increase brain volume?

By |October 16th, 2015|

The effects of marijuana on the brain may be more complicated than experts previously thought, and may depend on factors related to the person using the drug, such as their genetics, two new studies suggest.
Aim
To assess whether smoking […]

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Alcohol in small amounts may increase your risk of cancer

By |October 8th, 2015|

Although the relation between alcohol and cancer has been extensively studied, the role of alcohol independent of smoking has not been settled.  So the premise is to determine what impact alcohol sans smoking may have with regards to […]

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Psychosis risk dramatically increases amongst smokers

By |August 2nd, 2015|

Smoking cigarettes might increase people’s risk of psychosis, say researchers who believe tobacco as well as cannabis could play a part in causing schizophrenia.

It has long been recognised that people suffering from psychosis tend to smoke more than most […]