Global Action to End Smoking: the US nonprofit organization new commitment to support smoking cessation

The global action to end smoking grantmaking will continue to focus on advancing health and science research for cutting-edge smoking cessation and reduced-risk solutions, with a particular focus on marginalized communities and low- and middle-income countries where smoking is most widespread.

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The first review to assess the metabolic impact of stopping smoking in patients with diabetes mellitus revealed serious gaps in the literature

Quitting smoking can reduce cardiovascular and kidney failure risks. However, it can lead to side effects such as weight gain. A scoping review conducted by a pool of European researchers revealed a lack of data on the metabolic effects of smoking and smoking cessation in diabetes. Healthcare professionals should not assume that cessation of smoking will improve metabolic parameters in patients with diabetes.

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CoEHAR in China to open a new research front in risk reduction: impotence and infertility under the spotlight

Activities at the Center of Excellence for the acceleration of Harm Reduction at the University of Catania (CoEHAR) are in full swing. After presenting to the press the first 9 approved…

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