Category Archive for: ‘Smoking’

Smoking, Gender Affect Pain Treatment Effectiveness

Men who light up show less improvement after therapy, study saysOctober 18, 2008 SATURDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) — Women appear to respond better than men to chronic pain treatment, and men who smoke appear to receive even less of benefit, a new study says. The Mayo Clinic study, to be presented Saturday at the American Society of Anesthesiologists annual …

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Smokers Have More Back Pain

The Economic Times, 2 Jul, 2008 WASHINGTON: In 2003, the Robert Koch Institute interviewed more than 8000 private persons in the course of a telephone health survey, which included questions on social and demographic themes, as well as health and lifestyle. On the basis of the collected data, Monique Zimmermann-Stenzel and her colleagues examined whether there was link between smoking …

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