Detecting Cold, Feeling Pain: Study Reveals Why Menthol Fresh
Scientists have identified the receptor in cells of the peripheral nervous system that is most responsible for the bodys ability to sense cold.
The finding, reported on-line in the journal Nature (May 30, 2007), reveals one of the key mechanisms by which the body detects temperature sensat...
Study finds that tobacco companies changed design of cigarettes without alerting smokers
...gs on the FDA bill last year, Connolly discussed that research, including how tobacco companies have increased nicotine content over time, manipulated menthol
and added candy-like flavors to enhance appeal to children.
Until regulators have a system in place for assessing product revisions, Connolly and F...
Tobacco Companies Targeting Teens, Study Says
...chool boys and 50 percent of high-school boys. Camels were smoked by 12 percent of middle-school boys, compared with 4 percent of girls.
Newport, a menthol
cigarette that is primarily marketed to black communities, was the preferred brand for 60 percent of black middle-school students and 79 percent of bl...
Menthol Cigarettes the Most Addictive
... Jan. 15 (HealthDay News) -- The cooling flavor of menthol
cigarettes may make them more addictive and deadli...rs, a new study says.
"We previously found that menthol
cigarette smokers take in more nicotine and carbon monoxide per cigarette. This study shows that menthol
smokers also find it harder to quit, despite smoki...
Popular cold and cough treatment may create respiratory distress in young children
... WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. New research out of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center suggests that Vicks® VapoRub®, the popular menthol
compound used to relieve symptoms of cough and congestion, may instead create respiratory distress in infants and small children.
The study appear...
New Sucrets(R) ICE Cools Sore Throat Pain
... and enjoy."
Sucrets ICE provides relief of sore throat pain with added succulence of fruit-flavored ice. It includes the active ingredients menthol
and Pectin to act as an oral anesthetic that relieves pain and demulcent that soothes the throat. It also includes Echinacea and Zinc.
U.S. House Casts Historic Vote to Protect Kids from Tobacco, Save Lives; Senate Should Act This Year and President Should Sign Bill Into Law
...o their products without disclosing them (such as
manipulating nicotine and menthol
levels in cigarettes), and resist any
meaningful change to make their produ...to non-addictive levels. This includes the authority
to reduce or eliminate menthol
-- Ban candy-flavored cigarettes.
-- Require larger, mor...
Tubbs Jones Votes to Support the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
...overnment to work with state and local governments to develop strategies
to prevent underage tobacco use in communities with a disproportionate use
cigarettes by minority youth."
Specifically, provisions of the legislation include serious barriers to
attempts to market to youth. The legislation ...
Lorillard Tobacco Company Comments on Harvard School of Public Health Report
...ignificant differences in risk for
disease between menthol
and non-menthol smokers."
-- "Research on differences in cessation outcomes between menthol
non-menthol smokers had conflicting results."
Lorillard does not control levels of menthol
to promote smoking among
adolescents and young adu...
Erase Pain in Mere Minutes
...in. The cream offers fast pain relief
without a greasy feeling or unwanted odor, usually within 15 minutes.
Dr. Janet's is not one of those hot/cold menthol
rubs in the first aid
aisle of the pharmacy. It is specially formulated with ingredients that
treat the source of pain, not simply cover it up for a f...