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Effects of tobacco smoke on plant health

We know that tobacco smoking is associated with a wide range of negative health effects in humans, which holds for active smoking, second hand smoking and probably even third hand smoking. What are ...
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Chance of cancer as a function of smoking frequency

I was wondering if there is some kind of known relation between the chance of getting cancer and the frequency of smoking cigarettes. A quick Google search did not yield results. Would any of you ...
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Does IQOS/HEETS emits CO?

I am researching the safety of IQOS (THS2.2) for heat-not-burn cigarettes (HEETS). I am particularly interested in appraising the impact of IQOS/HEETS on CO emission and inhalation. Is there ...
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How much damage is caused by smoking 2-3 cigarettes on a healthy body? [closed]

I do not know how bad does 2-3 cigarettes on the average healthy body. I do not want to include genetic factors on this issue. So, maybe there is a study or something on this topic. Does it cause ...
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Which are the most important carcinogens in tobacco smoke?

I am researching the neoplastic effects of tobacco smoke and would like to measure a set of key molecules in the saliva of several study subjects after they have smoked. Which are the most relevant ...
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Cigarette consumption dose-response function WRT health outcomes

I'm curious how health risks (mortality, lifetime probability of cancer, etc) change with cigarette consumption. Specifically, treatring cigarette consumption like a continuous variable, rather than ...
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A day in Beijing is like smoking Only one sixth of a cigarette

This is the title of this blog post followed by this other good post. I'm particularly anti-tobacco-smoke, at the point of not always considering other pollution, and this article shows how this kind ...
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Smoking, cancer, correlation between quitting smoking and increased immediate risk

There is "proof" out there today that suggests smoking is directly linked to cancer. I cannot argue against that, for the evidence in favor appears strong, and the evidence against is lacking. I'll ...
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How does a smoker's pleasure work?

I smoke. For some reason, I've always had this idea that the pleasure of smoking works more or less like this: from the lungs, the nicotine reaches the blood, with which it travels to the brain, and ...
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Different level of toxicity between smoke

Has there been studies on the difference between the smoke generated from: cigarette or cigar manufactured by brands which are proven to contain more than a hundred of dangerous additional ...
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Effects of smoking tobacco compared to inhaling other smoke

How much less dangerous is breathing smoke from burning wood and coal compare to smoking tobacco? Edit: Sorry. I should have made the question clearer. If this were an experiment, it would be set ...
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What's the difference between life expectancy of cigarette smoker and general population?

Some say that smoking cigarettes will shorten lifespan. By how many years is the lifespan of a typical smoker shortened? What are the common cause(s) of death among smokers? Are there any known ...
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Is there a scientific proof that smoking spoils face skin?

I saw that cigarettes-smokers (more than 3 cigarettes per day) often have the skin of the face which is a little bit spoiled. Is there any scientific proof that cigarette smoke (or the nicotine ...