File Name: awareness about tobacco consumption and cancer .zip
Background: Smoking is considered as a global epidemic.
Not Available. While multinational tobacco companies market high tar and nicotine cigarettes worldwide, in developing countries they advertise these products with techniques that are banned in their home countries. To create such global legislation, the World Health Organisation's WHO's member states are currently negotiating a legally binding international agreement, the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control FCTC , which may include legally binding rules on tobacco smuggling, international standardization, disclosure of product contents, and package design and labeling. The ethical basis of the FCTC is the principle that a multinational corporation has a nondelegable duty to protect citizens from harm caused by its products. This includes the duty to ensure that all activities are conducted with the highest standards of safety and to provide all necessary information and warnings regarding the activity involved.
Health effects of tobacco
Metrics details. Smokeless tobacco is consumed in most countries in the world. In view of its widespread use and increasing awareness of the associated risks, there is a need for a detailed assessment of its impact on health. We present the first global estimates of the burden of disease due to consumption of smokeless tobacco by adults. The burden attributable to smokeless tobacco use in adults was estimated as a proportion of the disability-adjusted life-years DALYs lost and deaths reported in the Global Burden of Disease study. Country-specific prevalence estimates were obtained through systematically searching for all relevant studies. Disease-specific risks were estimated by conducting systematic reviews and meta-analyses based on epidemiological studies.
World No Tobacco Day 2010
Tobacco use has predominantly negative effects on human health and concern about health effects of tobacco has a long history. Research has focused primarily on cigarette tobacco smoking. Tobacco smoke contains more than 70 chemicals that cause cancer. When tobacco is smoked, nicotine causes physical and psychological dependency. Cigarettes sold in underdeveloped countries tend to have higher tar content, and are less likely to be filtered, potentially increasing vulnerability to tobacco smoking related disease in these regions. Tobacco use is the single greatest cause of preventable death globally.
Today is World Cancer Day. For 21 years, this day has been synonymous with solidarity, compassion and public awareness. The year was unique, not only for the cancer community but for everyone globally as we have all faced the challenge of COVID In a year full of uncertainty, the work done by millions of people in healthcare and research worldwide was brought into the public domain. We also witnessed how fragile health systems are and how cancer care has experienced serious disruptions: early detection and treatment therapies were postponed and the overall care of people living with cancer was delayed, in particular because of fears of getting sick, as cancer is one of the comorbidities that can lead to more serious cases of COVID On 4 February , we celebrate the 21st anniversary of World Cancer Day 1.
Tobacco and Cancer
Data were collected by means of a questionnaire in Arabic. Whereas Among men the proportion of tobacco users diminished with age as the rate of cessation increased. The proportion of men consuming traditional tobacco alone increased from 2.
The tobacco industry constantly and aggressively seeks new users to replace the ones who quit and the current users - up to half - who will die prematurely from cancer, heart attack, stroke, emphysema or other tobacco-related disease. Among the industry's many targets of opportunity, women constitute one of the biggest. That's because fewer women than men smoke or chew tobacco. Of the world's over 1 billion smokers, only about million are women. While the epidemic of tobacco use among men is in slow decline in some countries, use among women in some countries is increasing.
You can, too! No matter how long you have smoked, quitting can reduce your risk for cancer and other chronic diseases. Quitting smoking can be hard. Most smokers try to quit many times before they succeed.
Thinking About Quitting Tobacco?
The waterpipe apparatus also known as shisha, hookah, or narghile , used mainly in North African and Asian countries, probably originated in India in the 16th century. Waterpipe use was higher among cigarette smokers, younger individuals, and single individuals. Most students were aware that waterpipe smoking is harmful; this proportion was higher among sixth-year students. However, despite their greater knowledge of the attendant risks, there were no differences in the prevalence of use. These data reveal a higher prevalence than that reported in the aforementioned study of recruits 3 and that reported in a survey of medical students at a Brazilian university. In Brazil, there have been few population-based studies of the prevalence of waterpipe use. Among younger people to year-olds who reported being smokers,
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