Friday, October 19, 2007

It’s Pretty Much All Good, Right?

Where There's Smoke, There's Health

ArunachalamKumar_200w.jpg The danger of cigarettes is mostly not in smoking them, argues a study by three doctors at the KS Hegde Medical Academy in Mangalore, India. Or, put another way: the danger comes from not smoking. Figuratively blowing smoke in the face of conventional wisdom, the study asks: " Are lung cancers triggered by stopping smoking?"

Arunachalam Kumar, Kasaragod Mallya and Jairaj Kumar take little for granted….

So begins this week's Improbable Research column in The Guardian.

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