Special Issue "Tobacco and Alcohol and Its Related Diseases and or Injuries"
A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601). This special issue belongs to the section "Health Behavior, Chronic Disease and Health Promotion".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 October 2021.
Tobacco in its active and passive forms is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide, and can lead to poor quality of life as it effects almost every part of the body. According to the World Health Organization, tobacco kills more than 8 million people each year. More than 7 million of those deaths are the result of direct tobacco use, while around 1.2 million are the result of non-smokers being exposed to second-hand smoke. More than 80% of the world’s, 1.3 billion tobacco users live in low- and middle-income countries. All forms of tobacco: cigarettes, bidis and kreteks, cigars, cigarillos, roll-your-own tobacco, waterpipe tobacco, and various chewing tobacco products (gutkha, betel nut, mishri) are harmful for the body. There are gaps in the knowledge about the potential harmful effects of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDSs) and electronic non-nicotine delivery systems (ENNDSs), commonly referred to as e-cigarettes, and heated tobacco products (HTPs).
This Special Issue aims to present the diversity and knowledge gaps in the research studying the effects of tobacco and alcohol on chronic diseases and/or injuries. Potential topics include, but are not limited to: smoking and chewing tobacco; adverse effects of excessive alcohol consumption; chronic diseases; and injuries.
Disclaimer: We will not accept research funded in part or full by any tobacco companies in this Special Issue. For more details, please check: https://0-www-mdpi-com.brum.beds.ac.uk/1660-4601/15/12/2831/htm.
Dr. Bhawna Gupta
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- tobacco smoking
- chewing tobacco
- secondhand smoke
- tobacco-related diseases
- chronic diseases
- health risk
- public health