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How quickly a smoker breaks down nicotine is a guide to which therapy is best for kicking the habit, according to research published Monday.
2015/1/13
Older men with prostate cancer may live longer if they receive a combination of radiation and hormone therapy, but many men do not get the right treatment, U.S. researchers said Monday.
2015/1/7
Cancer is often caused by the "bad luck" of random mutations that arise when cells divide, not family history or environmental causes, U.S. researchers said Thursday.
2015/1/3
The World Health Organization introduced new cervical cancer guidelines Wednesday, making it easier and cheaper to protect women against one of the deadliest, but most preventable, diseases.
2014/12/4
30 years on, fight for justice continues to rage in Bhopal
Nearly deaf and riddled with cancer and ulcers, 90-year-old Rampyari Bai insists she will never give up fighting for justice for victims of the world's worst industrial disaster.
2014/12/1
Ten years since setting a trend with its workplace smoking ban, Ireland is pushing ahead to be the first EU state with plain packaging for cigarettes despite fierce opposition from tobacco companies.
2014/12/1
E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times the level of cancer-causing agents in regular tobacco, Japanese scientists said Thursday, the latest blow to an invention once heralded as less harmful than smoking.
2014/11/28
Overweight and obesity is now causing nearly half a million new cancer cases in adults every year, roughly 3.6 percent of the world's total, a study said Wednesday.
2014/11/27
Smoking is now banned at all stops along Taipei's 13 bus-only lanes, with violators facing a maximum fine of NT$10,000, the city's health officials said yesterday.
2014/10/27
The second largest tobacco producer in the United States, Reynolds American said Thursday it will ban smoking in all indoor office spaces, bowing to smoke-free social norms.
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