Trends in Smoking and Health Research

Trends in Smoking and Health Research

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Smoking is a greater cause of death and disability than any single disease, says the World Health Organisation. According to their figures, it is responsible for approximately five million deaths world-wide every year. Tobacco smoking is a known or probable cause of approximately 25 diseases including cancer, heart attacks and strokes. The WHO says that its impact on world health is still not fully assessed. This book offers leading edge research from around the globe.levels of DNA adducts develop lung cancer after lower smoking doses and/or shorter smoking history. ... There is also a recent report that DNA repair capacity is substantially lower in female lung-cancer patients than in their male counterpartsanbsp;...

Title:Trends in Smoking and Health Research
Author:J. H. Owing
Publisher:Nova Publishers - 2005


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