6. An Epidemiological Appraisal of Smoking-Related Outcomes

  1. PD Dr. David Bernhard
  1. Elke Munters and
  2. Tim S. Nawrot

Published Online: 24 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527635320.ch6

Cigarette Smoke Toxicity: Linking Individual Chemicals to Human Diseases

Cigarette Smoke Toxicity: Linking Individual Chemicals to Human Diseases

How to Cite

Munters, E. and Nawrot, T. S. (2011) An Epidemiological Appraisal of Smoking-Related Outcomes, in Cigarette Smoke Toxicity: Linking Individual Chemicals to Human Diseases (ed D. Bernhard), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527635320.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Medical University of Vienna, Department of Surgery, Cardiac Surgery, Research Laboratories, Währinger Gürtel 18-20; Ebene 8, G09/07, A-1090 Vienna, Austria

Author Information

  1. Hasselt University, Centre for Environmental Sciences, Agoralaan Gebouw D, Diepenbeek 3590, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527326815

Online ISBN: 9783527635320

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Keywords:

  • cadmium;
  • cardiovascular diseases;
  • DNA adducts;
  • environmental tobacco smoke;
  • fertility;
  • Helicobacter pylori;
  • N-nitrose compounds;
  • pooled risks;
  • polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons;
  • prenatal exposure

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Meta-Analytical Evidence on Active Smoking

  • Cancer

  • Cardiovascular

  • Fractures

  • Helicobacter pylori Eradication

  • Fertility

  • Ocular Damage

  • Neurological Effects of Smoking

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Prenatal and Postnatal Effects of Smoking in Children

  • Review of Meta-Analysis on Secondhand Smoke

  • Mortality, Biological Aging, and Smoking

  • Conclusion

  • References