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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

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