Tomorrow menthol cigarettes banned: EU decision is implemented – domestic policy

Nobody stands for the menthol cigarette like Helmut Schmidt (✝︎). Already in 2013, a year before the ban on menthol cigarettes was decided in the EU, the then SPD chancellor candidate Peer Steinbrück spread the legend that the former chancellor had 200 sticks of his Reyno brand in the basement of his house in Hamburg […]

Spanish pulmonologists deny that tobacco nicotine protects against the coronavirus

ABC Health Updated:04/27/2020 17:47 save Related news In the face of controversial statements by a group of French doctors working at the Pitié Salpêtrière public hospital, on the hypothesis that Nicotine could protect against Covid-19, Spanish pulmonologists wanted to clarify that “there are no scientific data, neither reliable nor contrasted, to ensure that nicotine consumption […]

France restricts sale of nicotine patches, the latest ‘miracle remedy’ against Covid-19

Nicotine patches, gum and lozenges. The French government has just restricted its sale to prevent thousands of French people from rushing to their pharmacies in search of the latest “miracle remedy” against Covid-19. A study by the Pasteur Institute shuffles the hypothesis that nicotine could protect against the coronavirus, but smoking, warns the Minister of […]

Is it true that nicotine users contract Covid-19 less?

Hello, Many case studies demonstrate this unequivocally: smokers who contract Covid-19 have a greatly increased risk of developing severe forms of the disease. In this work, we find that the proportion of smokers is two to four times higher in severely ill patients than in those with a moderate form of the disease. On the […]

Does nicotine really help against corona? The experts say that!

Studies see smokers less affected Does nicotine prevent the virus from docking to the cell? A freshly published study from France also confirms this picture: Of the 500 Covid-19 patients – including 350 people treated in hospital and 150 patients with an easier course of the disease – only five percent were smokers, according to […]

Would tobacco really protect from Covid-19?

Already three weeks ago, a renowned tobaccoologist, Professor Dautzenberg, was surprised by a possible under-representation of smokers among people infected with Covid-19. A smoker wearing a mask in Wuhan, April 10. Hector RETAMAL / AFP THE QUESTION. Three weeks ago, tobacco specialist Bertrand Dautzenberg, a fierce opponent of cigarettes, dropped a small bomb on Twitter: […]

What if nicotine protects Covid-19?

DECRYPTION – For some mysterious reason, infected smokers are less likely to develop symptoms of the disease. A recent study has hypothesized that nicotine, a substance found in tobacco, protects against severe forms of the coronavirus. Andrey Popov / Andrey Popov – stock.adobe.com It all started with intuition. “This is the Dr Makoto Miyara, one […]

Does Nicotine “Protect” Smokers?

What figures? Would the cigarette be a double-edged weapon in this Covid-19 pandemic? This is suggested by Chinese and American studies, carried out on – 1,085 and 7,162 patients, respectively. We note that the number of smokers affected is lower (see in the graph below) than the share they represent in the population (27.7% of […]

47% increase in PGIMER cancer patients in 7 years – chandigarh

The Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research has witnessed a 47% increase in the number of cancer patients in seven years. The data shared by the radiotherapy department show that the annual number of patients at the Institute’s Regional Cancer Center increased to 8,024 in 2018 from 5,465 in 2011. About 53% of patients […]