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Dr. Jon Ebbert- E-Cigs Can’t Recommend

I think we need to be very clear as clinicians, that these electronic cigarettes have an unknown safety profile, they are not regulated by the FDA, they are not regulated by good manufacturing practices, and they’re not any more effective than the medications that we currently prescribe for tobacco de- [...]

Created by Dave Hansen

Dr. Jon Ebbert- E-Cigs Safer

They are not safer for people with underlying lung disease. In fact the data shows that it may actually make the situation worse for them because it can increase airway hyperactivity.

Created by Dave Hansen

Dr. Jon Ebbert- E-Cigs Flavoring Risks

There is an increasing body of literature talking about the risks associated with electronic cigarettes and its not just the delivery of formaldehyde, its also related to some of the flavoring agents that are in the liquid or the e-juice that electronic cigarettes use to deliver the nicotine. A lot [...]

Created by Dave Hansen

Dr. Jon Ebbert- E-Cigs Not Effective

They haven’t been shown to be any more effective than traditional agents to for helping people quit smoking

Created by Dave Hansen

Dr. Jon Ebbert- E-Cigs Concern

1- Electronic cigarettes are of concern because they have the potential to introduce people to conventional cigarettes by starting out with electronic cigarettes there is concern that people will go on to use conventional cigarettes which is associated with very high risk. And on the other end there is concern [...]

Created by Dave Hansen

Mayo Clinic crea perfil para identificar a quienes corren mayor riesgo de desarrollar cáncer pancreático

Mayo Clinic crea perfil para identificar a quienes corren mayor riesgo de desarrollar cáncer pancreático

JACKSONVILLE, Florida: Cuando la gente se entera, normalmente a través de una exploración diagnóstica realizada por otro motivo, que tiene una lesión en el páncreas capaz de transformarse en cáncer pancreático, entra en pánico e insiste en someterse frecuentemente a exploraciones por tomografía computarizada y biopsias para controlarla, o averigua [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

Científicos de Mayo Clinic combinan variantes genéticas comunes y otros factores para predecir mejor el riesgo de cáncer de mama

Científicos de Mayo Clinic combinan variantes genéticas comunes y otros factores para predecir mejor el riesgo de cáncer de mama

ROCHESTER, Minnesota: Los recientes análisis genómicos a gran escala revelaron docenas de variantes genéticas comunes que se vinculan con el cáncer de mama, pero cada variante contribuye sólo ínfimamente al riesgo general de desarrollar la enfermedad. Un equipo de científicos internacionales, dirigido por Mayo Clinic, ahora combinó 77 de esas [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

Creating Profile to Identify Patients Most at Risk of Developing Pancreatic Cancer

Creating Profile to Identify Patients Most at Risk of Developing Pancreatic Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — When people find out — usually from a diagnostic scan looking at something else — that they have a lesion in their pancreas that could morph into pancreatic cancer, they can panic. They insist on having frequent CT scans and biopsies to monitor the lesion, or they [...]

Created by Kevin Punsky

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