A new study in the journal Rheumatology indicates that being exposed to secondhand smoke in childhood could increase the risk of someone developing arthritis as an adult.
More than four in 10 women with asthma may go on to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study conducted in Ontario, Canada, and published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.
A new study has identified adults' smoking and depression as family environmental factors associated with the development of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. The findings, which are published in Asia Pacific Psychiatry, come from an analysis of information on 23,561 children in Korea.
The use of vaping products has risen sharply by young people in recent years as new products have emerged and marketing has increased. A new study finds that adolescents who view advertising for tobacco products on the tobacco 'power wall' in convenience stores may be more willing to try vaping products in the future.
More than 70 percent of a random sample of tweets analyzed appear to have been produced by bots, whose use to influence public opinion while posing as real people is coming under increased scrutiny. Findings appear in ''Okay, We Get It. You Vape': An Analysis of Geocoded Content, Context, and Sentiment regarding E-Cigarettes on Twitter.' It is one of the first known studies to rely on geocoded tweets to investigate perceptions of e-cigarettes.
A new study from the UCLA School of Nursing published in the American Journal of Cardiology found that just a half-hour of hookah smoking resulted in the development of cardiovascular risk factors similar to what has been seen with traditional cigarette smoking.
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University are using wearable sensor technology to develop an automatic alert system to help people quit smoking.
At the 96th General Session of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), held in conjunction with the IADR Pan European Regional (PER) Congress, Benjamin Chaffee, University of California, San Francisco, USA gave a poster presentation 'Nicotine and Carcinogen Exposure by Tobacco Product Type and Dual-Use.'
For the first time in England a study has been conducted of official investigations of unexpected infant deaths. The research was conducted by academics at the University of Warwick who aimed to develop a detailed understanding of the circumstances of sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) cases subject to serious case review.
Patients seem to be confused about the actual benefits and limitations of lung cancer screenings, according to a study by the Veterans Affairs Center of Innovation for Veteran-Centered and Value-Driven Care in Seattle.