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  1. Content type: Short report

    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 ...

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

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:19

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  2. Content type: Research

    Immigrants often experience economic hardship in their host country and tend to belong to economically disadvantaged groups. Individuals of lower socioeconomic status tend to be more sensitive to cigarette pri...

    Authors: Aimei Mao, Joan L. Bottorff, John L. Oliffe, Gayl Sarbit and Mary T. Kelly

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:18

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  3. Content type: Research

    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 ...

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

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:17

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  4. Content type: Research

    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 (...

    Authors: Siegfried Wieshammer and Jens Dreyhaupt

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:16

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  5. Content type: Research

    Study results have shown that chronic exposure to cigarette smoke affects the taste function in humans. However, neither the quantitative impact on taste sensitivity nor the time-course of taste recovery on st...

    Authors: Fabrice Chéruel, Marta Jarlier and Hélène Sancho-Garnier

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:15

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  6. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:14

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  7. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:13

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  8. Content type: Research

    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 ...

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

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:12

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  9. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:10

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  10. Content type: Research

    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. ...

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:9

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  11. Content type: Research

    In Spain, the Law 28/2005, which came into effect on January 2006, was a turning point in smoking regulation and prevention, serving as a guarantee for the progress of future strategies in the direction marked...

    Authors: Jaime Pinilla and Ignacio Abásolo

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:8

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  12. Content type: Research

    One third of Bahraini adult males and 7.0% of females use all types of tobacco. The prevalence rates of cigarette and shisha smoking are 11.0 and 6.0%, respectively. Tobacco cessation programs are essential to he...

    Authors: Randah Ribhi Hamadeh, Jamil Ahmed, Maha Al-Kawari and Sharifa Bucheeri

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:7

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  13. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:6

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  14. Content type: Research

    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 ...

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

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:5

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  15. Content type: Research

    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 ...

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

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:4

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  16. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:3

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  17. Content type: Short report

    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; ...

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

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:2

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  18. Content type: Research

    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...

    Authors: Edao Sinba Etu, Desta Hiko Gemeda and Mamusha Aman Hussen

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:1

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  19. Content type: Research

    Although observational data suggest that men’s attempts and behavior at quitting smoking are often stimulated during their spouses’ pregnancy, few studies have systematically examined this phenomenon.

    Authors: Hao Yin, Xiao Chen, Pinpin Zheng, Michelle Kegler, Qinfeng Shen and Biao Xu

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:39

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  20. Content type: Research

    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...

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:38

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  21. Content type: Research

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

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:37

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  22. Content type: Review

    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...

    Authors: Zohaib Khan

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:36

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  23. Content type: Review

    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...

    Authors: Zijing Zhou, Ping Chen and Hong Peng

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:35

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  24. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:34

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