Habit shown in the the photograph below has shown some protective effect against ?
A. Breast Carcinoma.
B. Liver cancer.
C. Ulcerative colitis.
D. Crohn’s disease.
Ans:C. Ulcerative Colitis
Benficial effects of Tobacco Smoking on following diseases:
- Uterine fibroids and endometriosis,
- hypertensive disorders and vomiting of pregnancy ,
- decreasing the risk of endometrial cancer,
- recurrent aphthous ulcers,
- ulcerative colitis,
- control of body weight ,
- Parkinson’s disease,
- Alzheimer’s dementia.
A variety of mechanisms for potentially beneficial effects of smoking have been proposed, but three predominate: the ‘anti-estrogenic effect’ of smoking; alterations in prostaglandin production; and stimulation of nicotinic cholinergic receptors in the central nervous system.