Richard Peto

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Name: Richard Peto
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

AACR Inducts the 2014 Elected Class of Fellows of the AACR Academy

PHILADELPHIA — The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will formally induct its 2014 class of elected fellows of the AACR Academy at the AACR Annual Meeting 2014, held in San Diego, Calif., April 5-9.The AACR Academy has been created to recognize ... [Published American Association for Cancer Research - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Sons of men who smoke before puberty likely to be fatter, study claims

Men who smoke regularly before puberty are more likely to father sons with more body fat than those of men who do not smoke or start smoking later on, a study published in the European Journal of Human Genetics suggests.The study found that men who started ... [Published OnMedicanet - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Study: Men who started smoking as boys could be more likely to father obese sons

Men who started to smoke before the age of 11 are more likely to have overweight teenage boys compared to men started smoking later in life or who have never smoked at all, a study has found. Scientists said that the teenage sons of fathers who started ... [Published The Independent - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

American Association for Cancer Research to Induct the 2014 Elected Class of Fellows of the AACR Academy

PHILADELPHIA — The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will formally induct its 2014 class of elected fellows of the AACR Academy at the AACR Annual Meeting 2014, held in San Diego, Calif., April 5-9.The AACR Academy has been created to recognize ... [Published American Association for Cancer Research - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Quit smoking by 30 to live 10 years longer

Quitting smoking before you celebrating your 30th birthday could add an extra 10 years to your life expectancy.The study published in The Lancet medical journal looked at 1.3 million women, who were recruited in 1996—2001 and then resurveyed around 3 ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Jan 31 2014 - Updated Jan 31 2014 - 1 reports

Study suggests vodka is a leading cause of death among Russian men

Study says alcohol use is cause of death among 25 percent of Russian men who die before age 55. Photo by Flickr user ColognidA recent study in The Lancet suggests that the 25 percent of Russian men who die before they are 55 do so because of alcohol ... [Published PBS - Jan 31 2014]
First reported Jan 31 2014 - Updated Jan 31 2014 - 2 reports

Vodka Is Killing Russian Men, Report Says

Russian men who drink large amounts of vodka run an “extraordinarily high” risk of early death, according to a new study based on research conducted over the course of a decade. From 1999 to 2010, researchers tracked more than 150,000 adult men in three ... [Published The China Blog - Jan 31 2014]
First reported Jan 20 2014 - Updated Jan 20 2014 - 1 reports

It's Time to Raise the Taxes on Cigarettes -- A Lot

BOSTON (TheStreet) -- I come from a family of chain smokers, so much so that the day after my two-and-a-half-packs-a-day grandmother was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, she insisted on having one last pack before they hooked her up to the oxygen ... [Published The Street Latest - Jan 20 2014]
First reported Jan 06 2014 - Updated Jan 06 2014 - 1 reports

No, Hiking Taxes Isn't the Magic Solution to Smoking

Assef ElweterDuring my appearance earlier on the Thom Hartmann show, Hartmann emphasized cigarette taxes as a means of offsetting the "externalities" in terms of lost productivity and health costs caused by tobacco consumption. "Lots of lifestyle choices ... [Published REASON Online - Jan 06 2014]
First reported Jan 03 2014 - Updated Jan 03 2014 - 1 reports

Triple tobacco taxes to cut smoking’s toll

Tripling tobacco taxes globally would cut smoking by a third and prevent 200 million premature deaths this century from lung cancer and other diseases, according to a Cancer Research UK review published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wedne ... [Published Tobacco Reporter - Jan 03 2014]
Entities: Tobacco, Smoking, Taxes
First reported Jan 02 2014 - Updated Jan 02 2014 - 1 reports

Levying heavy taxes key to quit smoking: Study

Toronto, Jan 2 - To reduce smoking in middle-income countries like India, where the cheapest cigarettes are relatively affordable and where smoking rates continue to rise, heavy taxes is the only way out.Tripling taxes on cigarettes around the world would ... [Published Topnews.in - Jan 02 2014]

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"the main claim of this report is unjustified. this study does not provide good evidence that fathers who started to smoke before age 11 have fatter teenage children as a result" said Professor Sir Richard Peto, a medical epidemiologist at Oxford University

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AACR Inducts the 2014 Elected Class of Fellows ... [Published American Association for Cancer Research - Apr 06 2014]
Sons of men who smoke before puberty likely to ... [Published OnMedicanet - Apr 03 2014]
Study: Men who started smoking as boys could be... [Published The Independent - Apr 02 2014]
Young-smoking fathers' obesity link [Published Jersey Evening Post - Apr 02 2014]
American Association for Cancer Research to Ind... [Published American Association for Cancer Research - Mar 28 2014]
Quit smoking by 30 to live 10 years longer [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Mar 14 2014]
Study suggests vodka is a leading cause of deat... [Published PBS - Jan 31 2014]
Vodka Is Killing Russian Men, Report Says [Published The China Blog - Jan 31 2014]
Vodka Is Killing Russian Men, Report Says [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jan 31 2014]
It's Time to Raise the Taxes on Cigarettes -- A... [Published The Street Latest - Jan 20 2014]
No, Hiking Taxes Isn't the Magic Solution to Sm... [Published REASON Online - Jan 06 2014]
Triple tobacco taxes to cut smoking’s toll [Published Tobacco Reporter - Jan 03 2014]
Levying heavy taxes key to quit smoking: Study [Published Topnews.in - Jan 02 2014]
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Russian men who drink large amounts of vodka run an “extraordinarily high” risk of early death, according to a new study based on research conducted over the course of a decade. From 1999 to 2010, researchers tracked more than 150,000 adult men in three ...
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Russian men who drink large amounts of vodka run an “extraordinarily high” risk of early death, according to a new study based on research conducted over the course of a decade. From 1999 to 2010, researchers tracked more than 150,000 adult men in three ...
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