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Mandated lowering of toxicants in cigarette smoke: a description of the World Health Organization TobReg proposal
Preventing initiation of tobacco product use, promoting cessation of tobacco use, and protecting the public from exposure to second hand smoke are recognised by the World Health organization (WHO)Expand
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Ranking the Harm of Alcohol, Tobacco and Illicit Drugs for the Individual and the Population
Drug policy makers continuously face a changing pattern of drug use, i.e. new drugs appear on the market, the popularity of certain drugs changes or drugs are used in another way or anotherExpand
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Role of acetaldehyde in tobacco smoke addiction
This review evaluates the presumed contribution of acetaldehyde to tobacco smoke addiction. In rodents, acetaldehyde induces reinforcing effects, and acts in concert with nicotine. Harman andExpand
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Life-cycle biomagnification study in fish
A life-cycle biomagnification model is presented for the bioaccumulation of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in fish; the model includes biotransformation, life stage, sex, and growth of the fish.Expand
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Adverse health effects of anabolic-androgenic steroids.
Anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) are synthetic drugs derived from testosterone. Illegally, these drugs are regularly self-administered by body builders and power lifters to enhance their sportiveExpand
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Relationship between exhaled NO, respiratory symptoms, lung function, bronchial hyperresponsiveness, and blood eosinophilia in school children
Background: Exhaled nitric oxide (eNO) may serve as a non-invasive marker of airway inflammation but its relationship with other commonly used measures has not been evaluated. Methods: Levels of eNOExpand
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Harm potential of magic mushroom use: a review.
In 2007, the Minister of Health of the Netherlands requested the CAM (Coordination point Assessment and Monitoring new drugs) to assess the overall risk of magic mushrooms. The present paper is anExpand
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Risk assessment of khat use in the Netherlands: a review based on adverse health effects, prevalence, criminal involvement and public order.
In preparing a decision about the legal status of khat in the Netherlands, the Dutch Minister of Health requested CAM (Coordination point Assessment and Monitoring new drugs) to assess the overallExpand
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Sugars as tobacco ingredient: Effects on mainstream smoke composition.
Sugars are natural tobacco components, and are also frequently added to tobacco during the manufacturing process. This review describes the fate of sugars during tobacco smoking, in particular theExpand
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Traffic-Related Air Pollution Affects Peak Expiratory Flow, Exhaled Nitric Oxide, and Inflammatory Nasal Markers
Abstract The authors used a longitudinal observational design, with repeated measures, to study the association between traffic-related air pollutants (i.e., nitric oxide, nitrogen dioxide, carbonExpand
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