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Smokers 20 Percent More Likely to Quit When Cigarettes Cost $1 More

Smokers 20 Percent More Likely to Quit When Cigarettes Cost $1 More

According to the senior author on the study, the local relationship between smoking habits and cigarette prices is an understudied but important area to look at. This effect was even more noticeable in heavy smokers (who smoke more than half a pack per day). Smoking cessation remains an important focus of public health efforts since it remains the largest preventable cause of death and disease in the world. Consulte Mais Informação

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2017 overdose deaths already surpass 2016 total, City of Vancouver estimates

2017 overdose deaths already surpass 2016 total, City of Vancouver estimates

In a release, the municipal government said it anticipates that at this rate, there will be more than 400 deaths by the end of the year. Mayor Gregor Robertson called the rising number of overdose deaths "horrendous and absolutely heartbreaking" and said the city will work with the new provincial government and pour its resource into tackling the issue. Consulte Mais Informação

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Breast milk can protect against bacteria-based illnesses

Breast milk can protect against bacteria-based illnesses

The image of the right shows that the biofilm breaks down when a Strep culture is dosed with human milk sugars, exposing more of the bacteria to attack by antibacterial agents. Two proteins isolated from breast milk are showing promise as antibiotics: lactoferrin, which is also active against viruses and fungal infections as well as bacteria, and HAMLET - Human Alpha-lactalbumin Made Lethal to Tumor Cells, which is active against tumour cells. Consulte Mais Informação

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Kylie Jenner finalmente revela por que terminou namoro com Tyga

Kylie Jenner finalmente revela por que terminou namoro com Tyga

Durante o episodio 4 de seu show "Life of Kylie ", no canal E!, Jenner se abriu sobre as idas e vindas do romance que terminou em Abril, dizendo que não houve nada grave para que o namoro acabasse. Segundo informações do site E! Apesar de não assumir o romance com Travis Scott , Kylie ganhou de presente do rapper um colar muito especial em seu aniversário de 20 anos . Consulte Mais Informação

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NASA plans to send massive balloons to livestream solar eclipse

NASA plans to send massive balloons to livestream solar eclipse

That's where they'll launch their balloons. That video showed the curvature of the planet against the blackness of space, and the shadow of the approaching eclipse. "I've been excited for the solar eclipse for years now", computer science and computer engineering junior Emily Essex said. The atmosphere at 80,000 feet resembles the surface atmosphere on Mars, and the dim lighting created by the eclipse adds further similarity, according to Des Jardins. Consulte Mais Informação

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Vacinação contra HPV é ampliada para pessoas entre 15 e 26 anos

Vacinação contra HPV é ampliada para pessoas entre 15 e 26 anos

O Ministério da Saúde autorizou os municípios a ampliarem o público-alvo para desovar as doses com vencimento até setembro de 2017 com o objetivo de evitar desperdício. Quito frisa a importância dessa imunização. "Está comprovado que quanto mais jovem a pessoa receber a dose, mais eficácia ela terá", diz. A estratégia deve ser adotada em todas as unidades de Saúde de todos os municípios do Estado, priorizando vacinas que estão próximas ao vencimento. Consulte Mais Informação

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Michael Winger of the Thunder offered GM gig for the Clippers

Michael Winger of the Thunder offered GM gig for the Clippers

Clippers as GM "is expected soon", ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports . The report indicates that Winger will nearly assuredly take the opportunity but no official deal has been reached. Earlier this month it was announced that Doc Rivers would be leaving his front office role with the Clippers to exclusively focus on coaching. Although Winger is an important part of the front office, this isn't a major blow for the Thunder. Consulte Mais Informação

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Dermot Gallagher: 'Harry Arter should have been booked'

Dermot Gallagher: 'Harry Arter should have been booked'

It is believed Bournemouth and Watford coincidentally share the same code word, "Sid", causing the weird incident at the weekend. Gary Lineker and Jermaine Jenas said it should have been a foul, and it is often penalised at underage level (albeit on a very inconsistent basis), under the umbrella of disrespecting/deceiving an opponent, which is considered unsporting behaviour. Consulte Mais Informação

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FDA Approves Duzallo for Hyperuricemia Associated With Uncontrolled Gout

FDA Approves Duzallo for Hyperuricemia Associated With Uncontrolled Gout

It is not recommended for the treatment of asymptomatic hyperuricemia. Ironwood said the drug would be commercially available early in the fourth quarter. Becker, MD , from the University of Chicago, and colleagues wrote. "With DUZALLO, almost twice as many patients with uncontrolled gout may be able to achieve target serum uric acid levels compared to those patients taking allopurinol alone, which is important, considering the significant unmet need among uncontrolled gout patients to get ... Consulte Mais Informação

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You're eating avocados wrong

You're eating avocados wrong

Ultimately, the research found, avocado seed husk could be used to improve cancer treatments, as well as those for heart disease and various debilitating diseases. They then used a gas chromatography-mass spectrometry analysis to better understand the individual's chemical components in the husk and seed. Dr Bandyopadhyay and his students sought to find out more about what manufacturers are really throwing away when they discard the seed husks. Consulte Mais Informação

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Small surgical robots could be the future of keyhole surgery

Small surgical robots could be the future of keyhole surgery

Such procedures reduce complications and pain after surgery and speed up recovery time for patients. The robot is called Versius and is operated by a surgeon in the operating theatre who sits at a console guided by a 3D screen. For robots to revolutionise surgery, they need to be versatile, easy to use and small so that surgical staff can move them around the operating room or between operating theatres, or pack them away when they are not being used. Consulte Mais Informação

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