Articles tagged with Karolinska

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Lars Rutqvist: the oncologist who wants smokers to switch to Swedish snus

Lars Rutqvist: the oncologist who wants smokers to switch to Swedish snus

In the 1980s, it was controversial to claim that snus is less harmful than smoking cigarettes, especially if you were an oncologist. But Lars Rutqvist simply wanted to let the research speak for itself. And it has. In this instalment of Snusforumet's Harm Red...

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New report on snus as a quit smoking aid

New report on snus as a quit smoking aid

More and more people are interested in how Swedish snus can be used as an aid to quit smoking. The latest report on the subject, from Tove Sohlberg and Peter Wennberg, two researchers at Stockholm Universit...

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Snus and Covid-19: Sweden launches new research project

Snus and Covid-19: Sweden launches new research project

Following pleas from a prominent tobacco harm reduction advocate, researchers in Sweden are now examining the relationship between nicotine in snus and Covid-19 using a unique Swedish data set. “Sweden has ...

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Diabetes and snus: high BMI a greater risk than snus

Diabetes and snus: high BMI a greater risk than snus

A new study has shown a link between type-2 diabetes and snus. But the study does not show that snus on its own significantly increases the risk of contracting the disease. Researchers from Karolinska Insti...

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Snus does not increase risk of pancreatic cancer

Snus does not increase risk of pancreatic cancer

Swedish researchers have published an article in the prestigious International Journal of Cancer, which shows no increased risk of pancreatic cancer among snus users.  The largest study on snus to date T...

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‘Misleading picture’ of snus-diabetes link is Swedish media

‘Misleading picture’ of snus-diabetes link is Swedish media

A slew of recent newspaper articles and television reports have stated that snus use has a strong link to a higher risk of developing diabetes, based on the conclusions of a new study from Sweden’s Karolinska ...