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  1. Research

    Practices related to tobacco sale, promotion and protection from tobacco smoke exposure in restaurants and bars in Kampala before implementation of the Uganda tobacco control Act 2015

    The Word Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control calls on parties to implement evidenced-based tobacco control policies, which includes Article 8 (protect the public from exposure to toba...

    Steven Ndugwa Kabwama, Daniel Kadobera, Sheila Ndyanabangi, Kellen Namusisi Nyamurungi, Shannon Gravely, Lindsay Robertson and David Guwatudde

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:24

    Published on: 2 May 2017

  2. Review

    Experimental animal models for COPD: a methodological review

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive disorder that makes the breathing difficult and is characterized by pathological conditions ranging from chronic inflammation to tissue proteolysis...

    Vahideh Ghorani, Mohammad Hossein Boskabady, Mohammad Reza Khazdair and Majid Kianmeher

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:25

    Published on: 2 May 2017

  3. Short report

    Depression, anxiety and panic disorders in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients: correlations with tobacco use, disease severity and quality of life

    The objective of this study is to assess anxiety, depression and panic disorders among patients diagnosed with COPD and to investigate their correlation with disease severity, quality of life as well as tobacc...

    Oana Irinel Pascal, Antigona Carmen Trofor, Lucia Maria Lotrean, Dumitru Filipeanu and Letitia Trofor

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:23

    Published on: 7 April 2017

  4. Research

    Correlates of e-cigarette ad awareness and likeability in U.S. young adults

    Awareness and use of electronic cigarettes has rapidly increased among U.S. adults. The aim of this study was to examine awareness and likeability of e-cigarette print advertisements in a national sample of yo...

    Jessica M. Rath, Lyubov Teplitskaya, Valerie F. Williams, Jennifer L. Pearson, Donna M. Vallone and Andrea C. Villanti

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:22

    Published on: 4 April 2017

  5. Research

    Economic evaluation of an exercise-counselling intervention to enhance smoking cessation outcomes: The Fit2Quit trial

    In the Fit2Quit randomised controlled trial, insufficiently-active adult cigarette smokers who contacted Quitline for support to quit smoking were randomised to usual Quitline support or to also receive ≤10 fa...

    William Leung, Vaughan Roberts, Louisa G. Gordon, Christopher Bullen, Hayden McRobbie, Harry Prapavessis, Yannan Jiang and Ralph Maddison

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:21

    Published on: 29 March 2017

  6. Research

    Prevalence and characteristics of flavoured tobacco use among students in grades 10 through 12: a national cross-sectional study in Canada, 2012–2013

    Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in Canada and the world. Despite documented decreases in the prevalence of smoking in Canada, increases in flavoured tobacco use by its youth poses a serio...

    Yelena Bird, Jennifer May, Chijioke Nwankwo, Razi Mahmood and John Moraros

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:20

    Published on: 24 March 2017

  7. Short report

    The association between occupational secondhand smoke exposure and life satisfaction among adults in the European Union

    Despite existing legislation, a large proportion of the European Union (EU) population is exposed to occupational secondhand smoke (SHS). The aim of this study was to explore associations between occupational ...

    Nikita B. Rajani, Iris T. Vlachantoni, Constantine I. Vardavas and Filippos T. Filippidis

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:19

    Published on: 23 March 2017

  8. Research

    Changes in cigarette smoking initiation, cessation, and relapse among U.S. adults: a comparison of two longitudinal samples

    The tobacco epidemic in the U.S. has matured in the past decade. However, due to rapidly changing social policy and commercial environments, tailored prevention and interventions are needed to support further ...

    Zinan Yi, Maria E. Mayorga, Kristen Hassmiller Lich and Jennifer L. Pearson

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:17

    Published on: 14 March 2017

  9. Research

    Smoking exposure, loss of forced expiratory volume in one second and the risk of lung cancer among patients with malignant disease who present with cardiac or pulmonary symptoms: a cross-sectional study

    Smokers with airway obstruction are at a higher risk of lung cancer than smokers without airway obstruction. Inflammation plays a key role in lung carcinogenesis. This single-center study prospectively assessed (...

    Siegfried Wieshammer and Jens Dreyhaupt

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:16

    Published on: 9 March 2017

  10. Research

    Universal electronic-cigarette test: physiochemical characterization of reference e-liquid

    Despite the rising health and safety concerns of e-cigarettes, a universal e-cigarette testing method is still in its early developmental stage. The aim of this study was to develop an e-liquid Reference Mater...

    Jeffrey J. Kim, Nicole Sabatelli, Wojtek Tutak, Anthony Giuseppetti, Stanislav Frukhtbeyn, Ian Shaffer, Joshua Wilhide, Denis Routkevitch and John M. Ondov

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:14

    Published on: 16 February 2017

  11. Research

    Associations of attitudes towards electronic cigarettes with advertisement exposure and social determinants: a cross sectional study

    The exposure of young adults to electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) advertisements has risen rapidly. E-cigarette ads have been shown to increase short term perceived acceptability of using e-cigarettes in plac...

    Benjamin Reinhold, Rebecca Fischbein, Surya Sruthi Bhamidipalli, Jennifer Bryant and Deric R. Kenne

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:13

    Published on: 13 February 2017

  12. Research

    Coronary heart disease incidence and mortality, and all-cause mortality among diabetic and non-diabetic people according to their smoking behavior in Finland

    As type 2 diabetes (T2D) patients have a high risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) and all-cause mortality and smoking is a major single risk factor for total and CHD mortality, it is important to understand ...

    Noël C. Barengo, Yvonne Teuschl, Vladislav Moltchanov, Tiina Laatikainen, Pekka Jousilahti and Jaakko Tuomilehto

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:12

    Published on: 2 February 2017

  13. Research

    A comparison of the efficacy of varenicline and bupropion and an evaluation of the effect of the medications in the context of the smoking cessation programme

    Within the context of the support program for smoking cessation, initiated by the Turkish Ministry of Health in 2011, those who present at ‘smoking cessation’ centres and are found to be suitable for pharmacol...

    Ali Ramazan Benli, Selman Erturhan, Muhammet Ali Oruc, Pinar Kalpakci, Didem Sunay and Yeltekin Demirel

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:10

    Published on: 1 February 2017

  14. Research

    Smoking among school-going adolescents in selected secondary schools in Peninsular Malaysia- findings from the Malaysian Adolescent Health Risk Behaviour (MyaHRB) study

    A multitude of studies have revealed that smoking is a learned behaviour during adolescence and efforts to reduce the incidence of smoking has been identified as long-term measures to curb the smoking menace. ...

    Kuang Hock Lim, Hui Li Lim, Chien Huey Teh, Chee Cheong Kee, Yi Yi Khoo, Shubash Shander Ganapathy, Miaw Yn Jane Ling, Sumarni Mohd Ghazali and Eng Ong Tee

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:9

    Published on: 31 January 2017

  15. Research

    Lung cancer and tobacco smoking in Crete, Greece: reflections from a population-based cancer registry from 1992 to 2013

    The Cancer Registry of Crete is a regional population database that collects cancer morbidity/mortality data along with several risk factors. The current study assessed the geographical variation of lung cance...

    D. Sifaki-Pistolla, C. Lionis, V. Georgoulias, P. Kyriakidis, F. Koinis, S. Aggelaki and N. Tzanakis

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:6

    Published on: 19 January 2017

  16. Research

    Development of a scale assessing Beliefs About ThirdHand Smoke (BATHS)

    Similarly to secondhand smoke (SHS), thirdhand smoke (THS) beliefs may be correlated with smoking behaviors and smokefree policies in the home. Thus, there is a need to develop and validate measures to assess ...

    Regine Haardörfer, Carla J. Berg, Cam Escoffery, Łucja T. Bundy, Melbourne Hovell and Michelle C. Kegler

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:4

    Published on: 17 January 2017

  17. Research

    Determining non-cigarette tobacco, alcohol, and substance use typologies across menthol and non-menthol smokers using latent class analysis

    Substance use and mental health are robustly associated with smoking and poor cessation outcomes, but not often examined in combination with menthol cigarette smoking, which is also associated with lower quit ...

    Amy Cohn, Amanda Johnson, Jennifer Pearson, Shyanika Rose, Sarah Ehlke, Ollie Ganz and Raymond Niaura

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:5

    Published on: 17 January 2017

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