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Diesel Exhaust Fumes Cause Lung Cancer, WHO Says by Medline Plus Posted Tue 12 Jun 2012 4:02pm Diesel engine fumes can cause lung cancer and belong in the same potentially deadly category as asbestos, arsenic and mustard gas, World Health Organisation (WHO) experts said on Tuesday. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: Air Pollution , Lung Cancer Read on »
New Study Suggests Smoking Marijuana Does Not Cause Lung Cancer by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted Fri 28 Aug 2009 5:55pm 1 Comment In study after study, the causal relationship between cigarette smoking and lung cancer has been firmly established. Less so with marijuana. Smoking marijuana does damage cells in the lungs and airways—however, the damaged cells die rather than reproduce. They fail to become malignant. In a 2005 study at UCLA, Professor Donald Tashkin’s research ac ... Read on »
Asthma Linked to Lung Cancer Risk in Study by HealthFinder Posted Wed 03 Nov 2010 10:00am healthnewslink But data insufficient to change current practice, expert says. By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Asthma Linked to Lung Cancer Risk in Study by Medline Plus Posted Wed 03 Nov 2010 9:00am But data insufficient to change current practice, expert says Wednesday, November 3, 2010 WEDNESDAY, Nov. 3 (HealthDay News) -- University of Missouri researchers believe they have found a correlation between asthma and lung cancer in a small study. Previous research has shown a correlation between ... Read on »
Green tea reduces lung cancer risk in smokers and non-smokers by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 12 Jan 2010 12:00am Published January 12th, 2010 in , , , , , , , AACR.org - Drinking green tea could reduce the effect of cigarette smoking on lung cancer. Results of this hospital-based, randomized study conducted in ... Read on »
Beans and soya cuts the risk of lung cancer by Peter C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 6:33pm Beans and soya cuts the risk of lung cancer. Researchers at the University of Texas Anderson Cancer Center compared the diets of 1,674 lung cancer patients and 1,735 people of similar ages and sex who did not have cancer and found that eating beans and soya appear to reduce lung cancer risk by as much as 46%. The protective effect is thought ... Read on »
Vitamin B6, methionine level linked to 50 percent lower lung cancer risk by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 17 Jun 2010 12:00am JAMA - An analysis that included nearly 400,000 participants finds that those with higher blood levels of vitamin B6 and the essential amino acid methionine (found in most protein) had an associated lower lung cancer risk, including participant ... Read on »
Test May Determine Smokers’ Lung Cancer Risk by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 Apr 2009 5:25pm by Joanne Silberner A new urine test appears to distinguish which smokers are likely to get lung cancer and which are not, by detecting whether smokers have a particular chemical in their urine that’s been linked to lung cancer. The risk of lung cancer was 8.5 times higher in those who had the highest levels of this chemical, NNAL ... Read on »
Vitamin B6 May Lower Risk of Lung Cancer by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Sun 20 Jun 2010 9:49am Large European study confirms earlier findings. It doesn’t mean you should start popping handfuls of B vitamins if you are a smoker or a former smoker (those who never smoked rarely get the disease). What it appears to mean is that people with the highest levels of vitamin B6 in their bodies may have as little as half the risk of developi ... Read on »
FDA Study: Menthol Smokers Have Lower Lung Cancer Risk by Brad R. Posted Mon 05 Mar 2012 1:30pm FDA Center for Tobacco Products scientist Brian Rostron has published a study finding “evidence of lower lung cancer mortality risk among menthol smokers compared with nonmenthol smokers at ages 50 and over in the U.S. population.” His research is available online in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research (abstract here ). Dr. Rostron fi ... Read on »