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  1. China is the biggest tobacco producer and consumer in the world. Raising cigarette taxes and increasing tobacco retail prices have been prove as effective strategies to reduce tobacco consumption and the preva...

    Authors: Ruiping Wang, Liping Zhu, Wei Yan, Guang Zeng and Engelgau Michael

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:25

    Content type: Research

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  2. Several hypotheses suggest a temporary increase in blood pressure following smoking cessation. This may be the result of endocrine changes (e.g. alteration in adrenocorticotropic hormone and cortisol levels in...

    Authors: Alexandra Pankova, Eva Kralikova, Keely Fraser, Jan Lajka, Stepan Svacina and Martin Matoulek

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:24

    Content type: Research

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  3. Research findings on the predictors of smoking cessation behavior identified in Western countries may not be generalizable to smokers in the Southeast Asian countries (i.e., Bangladesh). This study examined th...

    Authors: Abu S. Abdullah, Pete Driezen, Anne C. K. Quah, Nigar Nargis and Geoffrey T. Fong

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:23

    Content type: Research

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  4. Causal relationships have been previously established between smoking and various cancers. In Cyprus, 39 % of men and 14 % of women reported daily smoking in 2008. The objective of this study was to compare th...

    Authors: Paraskevi Farazi, Lina Lander, Pavlos Pavlou, Katherine Watkins, Lynne Le and Amr Soliman

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:21

    Content type: Research

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  5. Bariatric procedures provide an effective means of short term weight loss and sustained weight control for the morbidly obese. The effect of bariatric procedures on smoking habit in obese subjects is not well ...

    Authors: Mauro Maniscalco, Pierluigi Carratù, Stanislao Faraone, Maria Rosaria Cerbone, Stefano Cristiano, Anna Zedda and Onofrio Resta

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:20

    Content type: Short report

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  6. Smoking is one of the major risk factors for oral diseases, and many studies have found that active smoking is closely associated with the prevalence or severity of periodontal disease and fewer remaining teet...

    Authors: Masayuki Ueno, Satoko Ohara, Norie Sawada, Manami Inoue, Shoichiro Tsugane and Yoko Kawaguchi

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:19

    Content type: Research

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  7. Many studies have clearly linked exposure to Second Hand Smoke (SHS) to various somatic diseases, however, few studies have examined the relationship between SHS and mental disorders and those that have were o...

    Authors: Tingzhong Yang, Chengjian Cao, Randall R. Cottrell, Dan Wu, Lingwei Yu, Haoxiang Lin, Shuhan Jiang and Kathleen J. Young

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:18

    Content type: Research

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  8. Cigarette smoking is common among adults with chronic pain. The primary objective of this study was to determine the period prevalence of smoking in patients with chronic pain. A secondary objective was to det...

    Authors: Vwaire J. Orhurhu, Thomas P. Pittelkow and W. Michael Hooten

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:17

    Content type: Research

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  9. Although cigarette smoking remains the most common risk factor for heart disease among the young, few studies have explored the relationship of smoking with heart disease mortality risk among young people. Thi...

    Authors: Rumana J. Khan, Christine P. Stewart, Sharon K. Davis, Danielle J. Harvey and Bruce N. Leistikow

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:16

    Content type: Research

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  10. A shisha-pen is an electronic cigarette variant that is advertised to mimic the taste of a water pipe, or shisha. The aim of this study was to assess the potential harmful health effects caused by inhaling the...

    Authors: Anne S Kienhuis, Lya G Soeteman-Hernandez, Peter MJ Bos, Hans WJM Cremers, Walther N Klerx and Reinskje Talhout

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:15

    Content type: Research

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    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:21

    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:22

  11. Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have risen in popularity in the U.S. While recent studies have described the prevalence and demographics of e-cigarette users, few studies have evaluated the impact of adve...

    Authors: Danielle M. Smith, Maansi Bansal-Travers, Richard J. O’Connor, Maciej L. Goniewicz and Andrew Hyland

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:14

    Content type: Research

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  12. In Canada, although there are periodic media campaigns to raise awareness of Quitlines, these services are underused. We sought to determine if a dedicated kiosk, similar to that used in the retail industry bu...

    Authors: Fadi Hammal, Alyssa Chappell, Katherine Pohoreski and Barry A. Finegan

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:13

    Content type: Research

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  13. Tobacco use is a public health problem, responsible for approximately six million deaths annually worldwide. It is a risk factor for many diseases including cancers, respiratory and cardiovascular diseases. In...

    Authors: Philip Ayizem Dalinjong, Paul Welaga, Daniel K Azongo, Samuel Chatio, Dominic Anaseba, Felix Kondayire, James Akazili, Cornelius Debpuur and Abraham Rexford Oduro

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:12

    Content type: Research

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  14. We aimed to identify factors associated with smoking among immigrants. In particular, we investigated the relationship between acculturation and smoking, taking into consideration the stage of the ‘smoking epi...

    Authors: Katharina Reiss, Jessica Lehnhardt and Oliver Razum

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:11

    Content type: Review

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  15. Pediatricians play an important role in promoting smoking cessation among the parents of young children as more behavioral counseling and cessation treatment are made available in the Chinese healthcare system...

    Authors: Kaiyong Huang, Abu S Abdullah, Jing Liao, Haiying Huo, Li Yang, Zhiyong Zhang, Jonathan P Winickoff and Guangmin Nong

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:10

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  16. The prevalence and correlates of hardcore smokers, who have high daily cigarette consumption, no quitting history and no intention to quit, have been studied in several western developed countries, but no prev...

    Authors: Tai Hing Lam, Yee Tak Derek Cheung, Doris Yin Ping Leung, Abu Saleh M Abdullah and Sophia Siu Chee Chan

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:9

    Content type: Research

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  17. School-based prevention activities continue to be an important tobacco control resource, however there is little guidance for school-based tobacco control programming within Ontario. The objective of this stud...

    Authors: Scott T Leatherdale and Adam Cole

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:8

    Content type: Research

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  18. As regulation of tobacco products tightens, there are concerns that illicit markets may develop to supply restricted products. However, there are few validated measures to assess attitudes or purchase intentio...

    Authors: Sarah E Adkison, Richard J O’Connor, Michael Chaiton and Robert Schwartz

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:7

    Content type: Research

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  19. Emphysema is the main pathological feature of COPD and also is the focus of the related research. Although several emphysema animal models have been established, exact comparison of findings is seldom. The pre...

    Authors: Zhi-Hui He, Ping Chen, Yan Chen, Sheng-Dong He, Ji-Ru Ye, Hong-Liang Zhang and Jun Cao

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:6

    Content type: Research

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  20. People with mental illness have higher rates of smoking than the general population and are at greater risk of smoking-related death and disability. In smokers from the general population, electronic cigarette...

    Authors: Brigid O’Brien, Oliver Knight-West, Natalie Walker, Varsha Parag and Christopher Bullen

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:5

    Content type: Research

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  21. Individual environmental factors, such as iron, temperature and oxygen, are known to have a profound effect on bacterial phenotype. Therefore, it is surprising so little known is about the influence of chemica...

    Authors: Justin A Hutcherson, David A Scott and Juhi Bagaitkar

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:1

    Content type: Review

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  22. The Reach, Effectiveness, Adoption, Implementation, and Maintenance (RE-AIM) framework was used to evaluate the volunteer telephone smoking cessation counseling follow-up program implemented as part of the inp...

    Authors: Sonia A Duffy, Lee A Ewing, Samantha A Louzon, David L Ronis, Neil Jordan and Molly Harrod

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:4

    Content type: Research

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  23. Smoking is a public health problem in Mexico and worldwide; its economic impact on developing countries has not been well documented. The aim of this study was to assess the direct medical costs attributable t...

    Authors: Oscar Arrieta, Roger Humberto Quintana-Carrillo, Gabriel Ahumada-Curiel, Jose Francisco Corona-Cruz, Elma Correa-Acevedo, Juan Zinser-Sierra, Dolores de la Mata-Moya, Alejandro Mohar-Betancourt, Vicente Morales-Oyarvide and Luz Myriam Reynales-Shigematsu

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 12:25

    Content type: Research

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  24. Cigarette smoke a recognized risk factor for many systemic diseases and also oral diseases. Human beta defensins (HBDs), a group of important antimicrobial peptides expressed by the epithelium, are crucial for...

    Authors: Wen-mei Wang, Pei Ye, Ya-jie Qian, Ya-fan Gao, Jing-jing Li, Fang-fang Sun, Wei-yun Zhang and Xiang Wang

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:3

    Content type: Research

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  25. Smokers over the age of 45 are the only group with an increase in smoking prevalence, are the least likely to quit smoking, and bear most of the burden of tobacco-related disease. Research characterizing older...

    Authors: Janine K Cataldo, Mary Hunter, Anne Berit Petersen and Nicolas Sheon

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2015 13:2

    Content type: Research

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  26. Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are battery-powered devices that vaporize a liquid solution to deliver a dose of inhaled nicotine to the user. There is ongoing debate regarding their regulation.

    Authors: Muhammad Aziz Rahman, Nicholas Hann, Andrew Wilson and Linda Worrall-Carter

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2014 12:21

    Content type: Review

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  27. Tobacco smoke is a major risk to the health of its users and arsenic is among the components of smoke present at concentrations of toxicological concern. There are significant variations in human toxicity betw...

    Authors: Robert CJ Campbell, W Edryd Stephens and Andrew A Meharg

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2014 12:24

    Content type: Research

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  28. Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are advertised to tobacco users as a tool to decrease cigarette consumption and to reduce toxic exposure associated with conventional tobacco smoking. Little is known about...

    Authors: Jürgen Hahn, Yulia B Monakhova, Julia Hengen, Matthias Kohl-Himmelseher, Jörg Schüssler, Harald Hahn, Thomas Kuballa and Dirk W Lachenmeier

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2014 12:23

    Content type: Research

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  29. Availability of tobacco may be associated with increased smoking. Little is known about how proximity to a retail outlet is associated with smoking behaviours among smokers seeking treatment.

    Authors: Michael Chaiton, Graham Mecredy, Jürgen Rehm and Andriy V Samokhvalov

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2014 12:19

    Content type: Research

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  30. E-cigarettes are sold at many different types of retail establishments. A new type of shop has emerged, the vape shop, which specializes in sales of varied types of e-cigarettes. Vape shops allow users to samp...

    Authors: Steve Sussman, Robert Garcia, Tess Boley Cruz, Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, Mary Ann Pentz and Jennifer B Unger

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2014 12:22

    Content type: Research

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  31. There has been minimal policy development in Canada to regulate when and where e-cigarettes can be used, and no policies to-date to set a minimum legal sale age to purchase e-cigarettes. Public Health professi...

    Authors: Ryan David Kennedy, Susan Himel, Irene Lambraki and Stephanie Filsinger

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2014 12:18

    Content type: Short report

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  32. Science to determine the impact of pictorial cigarette warning labels can inform decisions about warning label implementation and adjustments to their contents to maximize impact. This pilot study builds from ...

    Authors: Darren Mays, Sarah E Murphy, Andrea C Johnson, John D Kraemer and Kenneth P Tercyak

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2014 12:16

    Content type: Short report

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  33. In lung cancer, an association between tobacco smoking and promoter DNA hypermethylation has been demonstrated for several genes. However, underlying mechanisms for promoter hypermethylation in tobacco-induced...

    Authors: Lascelles Lyn-Cook, Beverly Word, Nysia George, Beverly Lyn-Cook and George Hammons

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2014 12:15

    Content type: Short report

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  34. It is well known that Swedish men have lower tobacco-related mortality than men in other European countries, but there are questions that need further investigation to what extent this is related to the specif...

    Authors: Lars Ramström and Tom Wikmans

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2014 12:14

    Content type: Short report

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  35. Use of e-cigarettes (inhalable vapour producing battery powered devices that aim to simulate tobacco cigarettes), is rising in a number of countries, but as yet none of these products are regulated as medicina...

    Authors: Rosemary Hiscock, Maciej Lukasz Goniewicz, Andy McEwen, Susan Murray, Deborah Arnott, Martin Dockrell and Linda Bauld

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2014 12:13

    Content type: Research

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  36. NADH dehydrogenase subunit-2 237 leucine/methionine (ND2-237 Leu/Met) polymorphism reportedly influences the effects of cigarette smoking on respiratory function, risk of dyslipidemia, serum non-high-density l...

    Authors: Akatsuki Kokaze, Masao Yoshida, Mamoru Ishikawa, Naomi Matsunaga, Kanae Karita, Tadahiro Ohtsu, Hirotaka Ochiai, Takako Shirasawa, Hinako Nanri, Yuta Baba, Hiromi Hoshino and Yutaka Takashima

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2014 12:11

    Content type: Research

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  37. Measuring eCo is rapid, non-invasive and inexpensive tool and correlate correctly with carboxyhemoglobin levels in blood. The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the increase in end tidal carbon mono...

    Authors: Saima Akhter, Usman Ali Warraich, Nadeem Rizvi, Nusrat Idrees and Fatima Zaina

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2014 12:10

    Content type: Short report

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