Navigation Links
11 Percent Increase of Addictive Nicotine in Cigarettes: Report

Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health having done a reanalysis of nicotine yield from major brand name cigarettes sold in Massachusetts //from 1997 to 2005 confirmed that manufacturers have steadily increased the levels of this agent in cigarettes.

This independent analysis, based on data submitted to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) by the manufacturers, found that increases in smoke nicotine yield per cigarette averaged 1.6 percent each year, or about 11 percent over a seven-year period (1998-2005). Nicotine is the primary addictive agent in cigarettes.

In addition to confirming the magnitude of the increase, first reported in August 2006 by MDPH, researchers HSPH extended the analysis to:

1. Ascertain how manufacturers accomplished the increase - not only by intensifying the concentration of nicotine in the tobacco but also by modifying several design features of cigarettes to increase the number of puffs per cigarette. The end result is a product that is potentially more addictive.

2. Examine all market categories - finding that smoke nicotine yields were increased in the cigarettes of each of the four major manufacturers and across all the major cigarette market categories (e.g. mentholated, non-mentholated, full-flavor, light, ultralight).

Findings from the report "Trends in Smoke Nicotine Yield and Relationship to Design Characteristics Among Popular U.S. Cigarette Brands" will be presented at Harvard School of Public Health, Bldg 3/Rm 203, on Thurs., Jan. 18, 2007, 12 p.m.. The presentation is open to the media.

The analysis was performed by a research team from the Tobacco Control Research Program at HSPH led by program director Gregory Connolly, professor of the practice of public health, and Howard Koh, associate dean for public health practice at HSPH and a former commissioner of public health for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1997-2003). The othe
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. 45 Percent Of Errors In Cancer Diagnosis Harm The Patient
2. Births Out Of Wedlock Increased To 42 Percent in 2004 in the UK
3. Community Dentists To Receive 10 Percent Salary Boost
4. Almost 30 Percent Dentists Refuse To Sign NHS Contracts
5. Polyunsaturated Fats And Vitamin E Cut MND Risk By 60 Percent
6. More Than 50 Percent Indians Aged Over 40 Have Diabetes, High Blood Pressure
7. Around 20 Percent Take-Out Foods Are Unhygienic
8. 47 Percent Children Suffer from Malnutrition: Survey
9. About 5 Percent of Adults with Insomnia Use Alternative Therapies
10. A Laboratory Filtration System Kills 100 Percent Of Dangerous Microbes In Water
11. Healthy Behaviors Can Prevent at Least 50 Percent of Cancer Deaths
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Percent Increase Addictive Nicotine Cigarettes Report

(Date:9/16/2014)... make discoveries everyday, but that doesn,t mean the findings ... for example, the neonatal mortality rate is 10 times ... found that applying an inexpensive topical solution of chlorhexidine ... mortality rate by 24 percent, many Indian parents did ... is not that we don,t have solutions to solve ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... WASHINGTON D.C., September 16, 2014 A team of ... Medicine has developed a new model to study the ... determine how these motions relate to communication within a ... Escherichia coli bacteria to a microcantilever ... a diving board thus coupling its motion to ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... prospective study that compared patient-reported outcomes of a ... demonstrates that single fraction radiation therapy (SFRT) is ... (MFRT) when pain, function and quality of life ... the American Society for Radiation Oncology,s (ASTRO,s) 56th ... in patients, pain, function and degree of distress ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Beginning October 1st 2014, Dallas’ Park ... for its clients who book a recurring visit schedule, and ... they buy. Most recurring visit clients are ones that ... but others include clients whose unique work schedules or lifestyles ... a daily basis. The newly introduced 15-minute visit length ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Founded by former Miami Beach mayoral ... political organization fighting to legalize medical marijuana in Florida. ... After Party recently commissioned a shot-for-shot parody video of ... the movie “Grease.” ( http://youtu.be/zdcvhUgeDRg ) , Called “You’re ... musical parody faithfully recreates the carnival scene made famous ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Pairing social networks with social motives to close the science gap 2Health News:Pairing social networks with social motives to close the science gap 3Health News:And so they beat on, flagella against the cantilever 2Health News:Single fraction RT as effective as multiple fraction RT for bone metastases 2Health News:Single fraction RT as effective as multiple fraction RT for bone metastases 3Health News:Single fraction RT as effective as multiple fraction RT for bone metastases 4Health News:Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Introduces New 15-Minute Visit for Clients on Recurring Visit Schedules. 2Health News:Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Introduces New 15-Minute Visit for Clients on Recurring Visit Schedules. 3Health News:Miami Beach Politician Drives 1,400 Miles to Texas to Shoot “Grease” Parody Video Supporting the Legalization of Medical Marijuana in Florida 2
... Technology Integrated with the Award Winning ... CytoViva ... Inc., a leading provider,of optical imaging solutions to the ... with its advanced,nano- scale microscope system. This combination of ...
... Aug. 21 Hospira, Inc.,(NYSE: HSP ... delivery,company, today announced new national agreements with ... Premier,s 2,000 member,hospitals with access to special ... general-purpose medication infusion devices, related,sets and disposables, ...
... Democratic National,Convention, WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 RCRC ... hold two events at the Democratic,National Convention to ... campaign. RCRC,s president, The Reverend Dr. Carlton W.,Veazey, ... available for media,interviews. RCRC is the national coalition ...
... Press Club (Zenger room), WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 ... Club:, Grace-Marie Turner, CEO Galen Institute - ... debate over free-market ideas of,health reform, Melinna ... founder of a,coding system and billing platform that ...
... commitment to industry best practices, meets new ... ... health care consulting,practice Halleland Health Consulting announces the development ... benefit managers (PBMs) seeking the level of excellence required,by ...
... FRANCISCO, Aug. 21 Bruce Bodaken,Chairman, President & CEO ... on the 2008 Rocky Mountain Roundtable on Health, Wellness ... on Monday,August 25, 2008, 9:30 a.m. MDT at Boettcher ... discuss the importance of wellness programs,in health reform, and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:CytoViva(R) Introduces Breakthrough Nano-Technology Research Tool 2Health News:Hospira Announces New Contracts With Premier Purchasing Partners for Infusion Devices, Solutions And Equipment 2Health News:Halleland Health Consulting Establishes URAC Accreditation Program 2Health News:Blue Shield of California CEO to Speak at Democratic Convention Host Committee's Health Roundtable in Denver 2
(Date:9/16/2014)... Sept. 16, 2014 CorMedix Inc. ("CorMedix") ... developing and commercializing therapeutic products for the prevention ... announces the amendment and restatement of its outstanding ... and related warrants, as well as the warrants ... warrant financing, to remove anti-dilution, price reset and ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... , Sept. 16, 2014 Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, ... company dedicated to delivering high quality and novel medicines ... that Chief Executive Officer Mark Baum will ... Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference in New York City.  Mr. ... Go Dropless™ campaign in ophthalmology. The presentation is ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Sept. 16, 2014  Wearable sports and activity ... less than two years, producing a massive amount ... huge opportunity exists for leveraging this data to ... ) introduced a first-of-its-kind wearable analytics platform for ... of clinical research linking activity and health risks, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CorMedix Amends and Restates Outstanding Securities to Remove Provisions Causing Derivative Liability Classification 2CorMedix Amends and Restates Outstanding Securities to Remove Provisions Causing Derivative Liability Classification 3Imprimis Pharmaceuticals to Present at Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference 2Imprimis Pharmaceuticals to Present at Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference 3Imprimis Pharmaceuticals to Present at Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference 4Doctors Launch Initiative to Bridge Gap Between Wearables and Meaningful Health Data 2Doctors Launch Initiative to Bridge Gap Between Wearables and Meaningful Health Data 3
... Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM ), as ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC), and Korea ... of Understanding for a project that will benefit patients ... Quality Care , which will utilize 3G-enabled applications and ...
... Experts in Telehealth(SM), received one of six national ... Affairs for Home Telehealth Devices and Services.  Cardiocom ... services portfolio which includes its Commander Home Telehealth ... Patient Management Software.   "We are ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Qualcomm Announces Self Quality Care Project to Benefit Chronic Disease Patients in Korea 2Qualcomm Announces Self Quality Care Project to Benefit Chronic Disease Patients in Korea 3Qualcomm Announces Self Quality Care Project to Benefit Chronic Disease Patients in Korea 4Cardiocom Receives U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs National Contract for Home Telehealth Devices 2
... ability to fuse multiple image sets in ... for treatment planning and follow-up. ImageFusion aligns ... complementary features of different scan types. Radionics ... so clinicians can capitalize on the unique ...
... Framelink Stereotactic Linking System simplifies planning for ... (DBS). This software integrates multiple patient ... recording data, to assist in charting the ... target location. Framelink interfaces seamlessly with ...
It provides cranial support in either supine or semi-sitting procedures....
Mathews hand drill, with knurled shank and rotating head....
Medicine Products: