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  1. Research

    Tobacco use patterns, knowledge, attitudes towards tobacco and availability of tobacco control training among school personnel from a rural area in Poland

    Tobacco-free school environment as well as non-smoking teachers and school personnel provide positive role models for children and young people. In Poland, smoking should be banned in colleges, schools, educat...

    Dorota Kaleta, Kinga Polańska, Adam Rzeźnicki, Włodzimierz Stelmach and Piotr Wojtysiak

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:3

    Published on: 11 January 2017

  2. Short report

    Physician tobacco screening and advice to quit among U.S. adolescents – National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2013

    Initiating tobacco use in adolescence increases the risk of nicotine dependence and continued smoking. Physician screening for tobacco use increases the odds of physicians intervening with patients who smoke; ...

    Lauren Collins, Sabrina L. Smiley, Rakiya A. Moore, Amanda L. Graham and Andrea C. Villanti

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:2

    Published on: 10 January 2017

  3. Research

    Prevalence and factors that influence smokeless tobacco use among adults in pastoralist communities of Borena Zone, Ethiopia: mixed method study

    Deaths due to tobacco consumption are on the rise, from 5.4 million in 2005 to 6.4 million in 2015 and 8.3 million in 2030 of which more than 80% will be in developing countries. Smokeless tobacco use is a sig...

    Edao Sinba Etu, Desta Hiko Gemeda and Mamusha Aman Hussen

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:1

    Published on: 5 January 2017

  4. Research

    The opinions of adults about the ban on cigarette sales to minors

    Selling of tobacco products to minors has been banned since 1996 by the tobacco control law in Turkey. However, it is also important for the public to support practices that prevent the access of tobacco produ...

    H. Ozcebe, N. Bilir, E. Inal, H. Unlu, E. Beser, G. Can, E. D. Evci Kiraz, P. Okyay, D. Arslantas, F. Abacigil, V. Senol, E. Turhan, S. Gokgoz, E. O. Calıkoglu and Z. Kocan

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:38

    Published on: 5 December 2016

  5. Research

    Outcome of a four-hour smoking cessation counselling workshop for medical students

    Lack of smoking cessation education in undergraduate medical training hinders healthcare professionals in providing adequate tobacco cessation counselling.

    Kurosch Purkabiri, Valentina Steppacher, Kathrin Bernardy, Nikola Karl, Verena Vedder, Michèle Borgmann, Anja Rogausch, Uz Stammberger, Robert Bals, Tobias Raupach, Volker Koellner and Jürg Hamacher

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:37

    Published on: 25 November 2016

  6. Review

    A gaping gap (smokeless tobacco control in Pakistan)

    Oral cancer is second most common cancer in Pakistan and one of the major contributing factors to its high incidence is smokeless tobacco (SLT) use. 5.3% of Pakistan’s youth are current SLT users. The World He...

    Zohaib Khan

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:36

    Published on: 21 November 2016

  7. Review

    Are healthy smokers really healthy?

    Cigarette smoke contains more than 4500 chemicals which have toxic, mutagenic and carcinogenic effects. Strong evidences have shown that current smokers take a significantly higher risk of cardiovascular disea...

    Zijing Zhou, Ping Chen and Hong Peng

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:35

    Published on: 15 November 2016

  8. Research

    Smoking cessation attempts: is it useful to treat hard core smokers?

    Hard core smokers have been studied in many countries but only a few trials have compared the effectiveness of smoking cessation with other smokers. The objective of this study was to compare the frequencies o...

    B. Joly, P. D’Athis, L. Gerbaud, J. Hazart, J. Perriot and C. Quantin

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:34

    Published on: 3 November 2016

  9. Short report

    Educating smokers about the risk of blindness – insights to improve tobacco product health warning labels

    Health warning labels (HWL) on tobacco products help educate smokers about the health effects from smoking; however, there is a need to improve HWL content including images and text to increase effectiveness. ...

    Ryan David Kennedy, David Hammond, Marlee M. Spafford, Ornell Douglas, Julie Brûlé, Geoffrey T. Fong and Annette S. H. Schultz

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:30

    Published on: 19 August 2016

  10. Research

    Susceptibility to cigarette smoking among secondary and high school students from a socially disadvantaged rural area in Poland

    To prevent adolescents from becoming smokers, it is essential to understand factors that cause them to become susceptible to smoking (SS). The aim of this study was to examine association between individual an...

    Kinga Polańska, Piotr Wojtysiak, Leokadia Bąk-Romaniszyn and Dorota Kaleta

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:28

    Published on: 15 August 2016

  11. Research

    Tobacco use and associated factors among Adults in Uganda: Findings from a nationwide survey

    Tobacco use and the exposure to tobacco smoke is one of the most preventable causes of death and disability globally. The risk is even higher among daily tobacco users. The World Health Organization (WHO) has ...

    Steven Ndugwa Kabwama, Sheila Ndyanabangi, Gerald Mutungi, Ronald Wesonga, Silver K. Bahendeka and David Guwatudde

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:27

    Published on: 11 August 2016

  12. Research

    Effects of varenicline on sympatho-vagal balance and cue reactivity during smoking withdrawal: a randomised placebo-controlled trial

    Varenicline is an effective smoking cessation medication. Some concern has been raised that its use may precipitate adverse cardiovascular events although no patho-physiological mechanism potentially underlyin...

    Helge Haarmann, Alexandra Gossler, Peter Herrmann, Slavtcho Bonev, Xuan Phuc Nguyen, Gerd Hasenfuß, Stefan Andreas and Tobias Raupach

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:26

    Published on: 8 August 2016

  13. Research

    The influence of graphic warning labels on efficacy beliefs and risk perceptions: a qualitative study with low-income, urban smokers

    Health communication theories indicate that messages depicting efficacy and threat might promote behavior change by enhancing individuals’ efficacy beliefs and risk perceptions, but this has received little at...

    Erin L. Mead, Joanna E. Cohen, Caitlin E. Kennedy, Joseph Gallo and Carl A. Latkin

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:25

    Published on: 27 July 2016

  14. Research

    Chemical constituents of tobacco smoke induce the production of interleukin-8 in human bronchial epithelium, 16HBE cells

    Interleukin-8 (IL-8) functions as a major chemoattractant and plays pivotal roles in the initiation and development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and tobacco smoke is a most risk factor cont...

    Guojun Zhou, Weiqiang Xiao, Chengyun Xu, Yajun Hu, Xiaokai Wu, Fangfang Huang, Xinbo Lu, Chunyun Shi and Ximei Wu

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:24

    Published on: 19 July 2016

  15. Short report

    Latino and Black smokers in the Health and Retirement Study are more likely to quit: the role of light smoking

    Older persons are more vulnerable to tobacco mortality and less likely to make quit attempts. Less is known, however, about the role of race and ethnicity on quit rates in the U.S. Using a nationally represent...

    Frank C. Bandiera, Shervin Assari, Jennifer Livaudais-Toman and Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:23

    Published on: 18 July 2016

  16. Short report

    Who walks into vape shops in Southern California?: a naturalistic observation of customers

    The rising popularity of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) has been accompanied by the proliferation of vape shops in the United States. Vape shops are devoted to the sale of e-cigarettes and e-juices. This...

    Steve Sussman, Jon-Patrick Allem, Jocelyn Garcia, Jennifer B. Unger, Tess Boley Cruz, Robert Garcia and Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati

    Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:18

    Published on: 26 May 2016

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