A NEW CIGARETTE HAZARD: 'THIRD-HAND SMOKE'
- clear the air. // Good Health & Medicine;Aug2007, p12
The article discusses studies on second-hand smoke. An Australian study found that almost 50 percent of non-smoking respondents were unlikely to object to someone lighting up in their presence. A Finnish study shows that even a little exposure to second-hand smoke can harm the arteries of...
- Smoking Hazard Identified As: "THIRD-HAND SMOKE". // Oklahoma Woman;May2009, Special section p3
The article offers information on the risk of third-hand smoke, which is described as the residues left behind after a person is done smoking.
- Passive smoking and chronic illness in children: age and gender inequalities, and the fallacy of 'low-strength' cigarettes. Ansari, Walid El // Chronic Illness;Mar2005, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p87
The article discusses on the implications of passive smoking to chronic illness in children. The World Health Organization has estimated that almost half of the number of children worldwide live in a home with at least one tobacco smoker and it emphasizes that passive smoking is a risk factor...
- Myths, facts and conditional truths: What is the evidence on the risks associated with smoking in cars carrying children? Pawson, Ray; Wong, Geoff; Owen, Lesley // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/12/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 10, pE680
The article examines the evidence regarding the risks and danger to children exposed to second-hand smoke. It reveals that second-hand smoke creates a mixture of chemicals which are dangerous to health, however concentration of chemicals in vehicles varies under different conditions of volume,...
- Effect of Cigarette Smoking on Urinary 3,N4-Ethenocytosine Levels Measured by Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry. Hauh-Jyun Candy Chen; Chia-Liang Hong; Chan-Fu Wu; Wei-Loong Chiu // Toxicological Sciences;Dec2003, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p321
Etheno DNA adducts are DNA damages derived from exogenous carcinogens as well as endogenous lipid peroxidation and oxidative stress. Elevated levels of etheno DNA adducts were found in cancer-prone tissues and blood samples, suggesting that these promutagenic lesions correlate with risk of...
- Classroom science. Bogut, Thomas; Brinkman, Matthew // Children's Playmate Magazine;Mar1996, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p24
Presents instructions for an experiment showing the process of inhalation of impurities by smokers.
- Intervention reduces secondhand smoke exposure. Stephenson, Michelle // Infectious Diseases in Children;Sep2008, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p34
The article discusses research being done on secondhand smoke exposure. It references a study by Jonathan P. Winickoff et al, published in a 2008 issue of "Pediatrics." It focuses on the intervention called The Clinical Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure (CEASE) which could potentially...
- Youth Smoking & Maternal Risk Factors. // SAMHSA News;May/Jun2010, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p12
The article discusses the data from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) wherein adolescents living with their mothers who use cigarettes might be facing risk factors at home.
- The effects of smoking and drinking on all-cause mortality in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy: a single-center cohort study. Xiaoping Li; Yang Liu; Rong Luo; Gang Li; Peng Luo; MingJiang Liu; Tao He; Wei Hua // European Journal of Medical Research;9/18/2015, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p1
Subject: Recent studies have shown that smoking and drinking are associated with poorer outcomes in patients with cardiomyopathy. The purpose of this study was to determine all-cause mortality in dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) associated with smoking and drinking. Methods: An observational cohort...