AP (Jan. 10, 2014) In January 1964, the US Surgeon General issued the first government report linking smoking to disease and death. It ushered in an era of regulation that fifty years later has helped to cut the ... watch video
Reuters (July 8, 2013) Every year 6 million cigarette smokers die, according to the World Health organization. So, could a huge rise in sales of a little metal tube help fend off what the organization calls 'one of the ... watch video
AFP (May 31, 2016) The World Health Organization hails moves in a growing number of countries to remove branding from cigarette packets as an effective way to cut down on smoking rates.
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July 22, 2016 Researchers found that treating metastatic thyroid cancer patients harboring a BRAF mutation with the targeted therapy vemurafenib -- originally approved for melanoma patients with the mutation -- ... read more
July 21, 2016 Adaptation in reaching -- gradual improvement of motor control in response to a perturbation -- is a central issue in motor neuroscience. However, even the cortical origin of ... read more
July 21, 2016 In an effort to expand the number of cancer gene mutations that can be specifically targeted with personalized therapies, researchers looked for combinations of mutated genes ... read more
Jan. 12, 2015 Many teens who have never smoked are being exposed to the health dangers of tobacco. A new study estimated the prevalence of secondhand smoke exposure worldwide among teens who had never smoked, and ... read more