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The Prison-Health Paradox – The Atlantic

Posted: Friday, April 07, 2017

Lancet study 1990 to 2015: ’56 per cent more teen girls smoking’ – The Indian Express

Posted: Friday, April 07, 2017

Among men, smoking rates have decreased by 40 per cent between 1990 and 2015 across the country, with the decline among boys in the age group 15 to 19 years being 17.1 per cent. (Representational Picture) While the last 25 years have seen a 7-per cent decline in prevalence of smoking among women, there has been a rise in the smoking rate among teenage girls in the country, according to…

Lancet study 1990 to 2015: ’56 per cent more teen girls smoking’ – The Indian Express

Posted: Friday, April 07, 2017

Among men, smoking rates have decreased by 40 per cent between 1990 and 2015 across the country, with the decline among boys in the age group 15 to 19 years being 17.1 per cent. (Representational Picture) While the last 25 years have seen a 7-per cent decline in prevalence of smoking among women, there has been a rise in the smoking rate among teenage girls in the country, according to…

Lancet study 1990 to 2015: ’56 per cent more teen girls smoking’ – The Indian Express

Posted: Friday, April 07, 2017

Among men, smoking rates have decreased by 40 per cent between 1990 and 2015 across the country, with the decline among boys in the age group 15 to 19 years being 17.1 per cent. (Representational Picture) While the last 25 years have seen a 7-per cent decline in prevalence of smoking among women, there has been a rise in the smoking rate among teenage girls in the country, according to…

Lancet study 1990 to 2015: ’56 per cent more teen girls smoking’ – The Indian Express

Posted: Thursday, April 06, 2017

Among men, smoking rates have decreased by 40 per cent between 1990 and 2015 across the country, with the decline among boys in the age group 15 to 19 years being 17.1 per cent. (Representational Picture) While the last 25 years have seen a 7-per cent decline in prevalence of smoking among women, there has been a rise in the smoking rate among teenage girls in the country, according to…

Lancet study 1990 to 2015: ’56 per cent more teen girls smoking’ – The Indian Express

Posted: Thursday, April 06, 2017

Among men, smoking rates have decreased by 40 per cent between 1990 and 2015 across the country, with the decline among boys in the age group 15 to 19 years being 17.1 per cent. (Representational Picture) While the last 25 years have seen a 7-per cent decline in prevalence of smoking among women, there has been a rise in the smoking rate among teenage girls in the country, according to…

Lancet study 1990 to 2015: ’56 per cent more teen girls smoking’ – The Indian Express

Posted: Thursday, April 06, 2017

Among men, smoking rates have decreased by 40 per cent between 1990 and 2015 across the country, with the decline among boys in the age group 15 to 19 years being 17.1 per cent. (Representational Picture) While the last 25 years have seen a 7-per cent decline in prevalence of smoking among women, there has been a rise in the smoking rate among teenage girls in the country, according to…

Lancet study 1990 to 2015: ’56 per cent more teen girls smoking’ – The Indian Express

Posted: Thursday, April 06, 2017

Among men, smoking rates have decreased by 40 per cent between 1990 and 2015 across the country, with the decline among boys in the age group 15 to 19 years being 17.1 per cent. (Representational Picture) While the last 25 years have seen a 7-per cent decline in prevalence of smoking among women, there has been a rise in the smoking rate among teenage girls in the country, according to…

Tobacco use down by ‘paltry’ 2.55% in 10 yrs: Lancet – Daily News & Analysis

Posted: Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Global efforts to control use of tobacco have led to a decline in prevalence of smoking, according to the latest paper published in international medical journal The Lancet. The mean smoking prevalence across the world, has decreased by “a paltry” 2.55 per cent. “While in 2005, the prevalence was 24.73 per cent, it has reduced to 22.18 per cent in 2015,” states the paper. Smoking prevalence means number of persons…

Diet change may help save water: Lancet – The Asian Age – The Asian Age

Posted: Wednesday, April 05, 2017

New Delhi: Reducing the consumption of “poultry” and “wheat” and increasing the consumption of fruits and vegetables could significantly reduce groundwater use in India and help the country meet the challenge of feeding 1.64 billion people by 2050, said a recent study. As per the study published in the first issue of Lancet Planetary Health, modifying diets include reducing the consumption of wheat and poultry, increasing the consumption…

Tobacco use down by ‘paltry’ 2.55% in 10 yrs: Lancet – Daily News & Analysis

Posted: Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Global efforts to control use of tobacco have led to a decline in prevalence of smoking, according to the latest paper published in international medical journal The Lancet. The mean smoking prevalence across the world, has decreased by “a paltry” 2.55 per cent. “While in 2005, the prevalence was 24.73 per cent, it has reduced to 22.18 per cent in 2015,” states the paper. Smoking prevalence means number of persons…

New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Pivotal Phase III Data for CSL Behring’s Subcutaneous C1-Esterase … – Yahoo Finance

Posted: Wednesday, April 05, 2017

- Median reduction in hereditary angioedema (HAE) attack rate relative to placebo was 95% at the highest dose studied – Data show up to 40% of HAE patients were free from attacks throughout the study  – In the clinical study, CSL830 met the primary endpoint for preventing HAE attacks KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. , April 4, 2017 /CNW/ — Global biotherapeutics leader CSL Behring today announced that results were published…

Tobacco use down by ‘paltry’ 2.55% in 10 yrs: Lancet – Daily News & Analysis

Posted: Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Global efforts to control use of tobacco have led to a decline in prevalence of smoking, according to the latest paper published in international medical journal The Lancet. The mean smoking prevalence across the world, has decreased by “a paltry” 2.55 per cent. “While in 2005, the prevalence was 24.73 per cent, it has reduced to 22.18 per cent in 2015,” states the paper. Smoking prevalence means number of persons…

Diet change may help save water: Lancet – The Asian Age

Posted: Tuesday, April 04, 2017

New Delhi: Reducing the consumption of “poultry” and “wheat” and increasing the consumption of fruits and vegetables could significantly reduce groundwater use in India and help the country meet the challenge of feeding 1.64 billion people by 2050, said a recent study. As per the study published in the first issue of Lancet Planetary Health, modifying diets include reducing the consumption of wheat and poultry, increasing the consumption…

New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Pivotal Phase III Data for CSL Behring’s Subcutaneous C1-Esterase … – Yahoo Finance

Posted: Tuesday, April 04, 2017

- Median reduction in hereditary angioedema (HAE) attack rate relative to placebo was 95% at the highest dose studied – Data show up to 40% of HAE patients were free from attacks throughout the study  – In the clinical study, CSL830 met the primary endpoint for preventing HAE attacks KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. , April 4, 2017 /CNW/ — Global biotherapeutics leader CSL Behring today announced that results were published…

New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Pivotal Phase III Data for CSL Behring’s Subcutaneous C1-Esterase … – Yahoo Finance

Posted: Tuesday, April 04, 2017

- Median reduction in hereditary angioedema (HAE) attack rate relative to placebo was 95% at the highest dose studied – Data show up to 40% of HAE patients were free from attacks throughout the study  – In the clinical study, CSL830 met the primary endpoint for preventing HAE attacks KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. , April 4, 2017 /CNW/ — Global biotherapeutics leader CSL Behring today announced that results were published…

Drug-resistant TB cases rising in India: Lancet – Hindustan Times

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

Incidences of multidrug-resistant (MDR) and extensively drug-resistant (XDR) tuberculosis (TB) — associated with high mortality rate — is on the rise in India, while threatening to derail the progress achieved in controlling the disease, researchers say. Nearly one in five cases of TB are now resistant to at least one major anti-TB drug and approximately 5% of all cases of TB are classed as MDR (resistant to two essential first-line…

New TB Drugs Risk Becoming Ineffective If Misused, Lancet Report Warns – Kaiser Family Foundation

Posted: Saturday, March 25, 2017

New TB Drugs Risk Becoming Ineffective If Misused, Lancet Report Warns Mar 24, 2017 CIDRAP News: Report warns of rise in drug-resistant tuberculosis “A new report warns that some of the incremental progress made in the global fight against tuberculosis (TB) could be lost with the emergence and spread of drug-resistant strains of the disease…” (Dall, 3/23). Humanosphere: Emerging epidemic of multidrug-resistant TB ‘threatens decades of progress’ “…According to the report…

Drug-resistant TB cases rising in India: Lancet – The Siasat Daily

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

Mumbai: Incidences of multidrug-resistant (MDR) and extensively drug-resistant (XDR) tuberculosis (TB) — associated with high mortality rate — is on the rise in India, while threatening to derail the progress achieved in controlling the disease, researchers say. Nearly one in five cases of TB are now resistant to at least one major anti-TB drug and approximately five per cent of all cases of TB are classed as…