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Secondhand smoke exposure in infants influenced risk for asthma, rhinitis, eczema

Secondhand smoke exposure, in utero or during infancy, influenced the development of asthma and rhinitis in early childhood and impacted eczema at later ages, according to research presented at the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology annu
Healio.com
added Jun 11, 2014 14:08
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Association between current asthma and secondhand smoke exposure in vehicles among adults living in four US states

Never-smoking adults recently exposed to SHS in a vehicle had higher odds of having current asthma compared with unexposed adults. Efforts are warranted to warn about the dangers of SHS and to encourage voluntary smoke-free rules in vehicles, especially a
Tobacco Control
added May 30, 2014 13:34
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Exposure to smoke in cars may worsen asthma: study

In a survey covering four southern states, people exposed to secondhand smoke in vehicles were twice as likely to have asthma compared to those who were not exposed. The study team cannot prove the smoke exposure caused asthma in the people interviewed,
Reuters
added May 30, 2014 13:33
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Association of the CAT-262C>T polymorphism with asthma in smokers and the nonemphysematous phenotype of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

The present study indicates that the CAT gene is involved in the common pathogenesis underlying adult-onset asthma in smokers and the nonemphysematous type of COPD.
Science Direct
added May 27, 2014 12:20
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[Italy] Effect of Smoking Abstinence and Reduction in Asthmatic Smokers Switching to Electronic Cigarettes: Evidence for Harm Reversal [FREE FULL TEXT]

may help smokers with asthma to reduce their cigarette consumption or remain abstinent and hence reduce the burden of smoking-related asthma symptoms. The positive findings observed with e-cigs allows us to advance the hypothesis that these products may
MDPI AG (ch)
added May 15, 2014 12:03
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May is Asthma Awareness Month

be aware of common triggers in the environment known to bring on asthma symptoms, including smoke (including second-hand and third-hand cigarette smoke), household pets, dust mites, and pollen. Limit or avoid exposure to these and other triggers whenever
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added May 9, 2014 04:58
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[UK] 'Asthma attack son met at A&E by a wall of smoke'

A MOTHER has called for change after her asthmatic son was exposed to cigarette smoke while waiting to be treated at Glangwili Hospital. Iola Wyn, from St Clears, took her 12-year-old son Lleu to the hospital's Accident and Emergency department after he
Carmarthen Journal (uk)
added May 7, 2014 18:09
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[Tennessee, Virginia] Cities That Take Your Breath Away

World Asthma Day comes in May ... Richmond is Top 2014 Asthma Capital Richmond, VA, is in the number one spot for the second year in a row. Memphis, TN, came in at #2, followed by #3 McAllen, TX, #4 Oklahoma City, OK, and #5 Philadelphia, PA. The ranking
PR Newswire
added May 6, 2014 10:51
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Electronic cigarettes may cause, worsen respiratory diseases, among youth, study finds

Electronic cigarettes may cause or worsen acute respiratory diseases, including asthma and bronchitis, among youth, according to a new study by RTI International Researchers examined particles emitted by e-cigarettes to understand what a user inhales an
Research Triangle Institute / RTI International
added May 5, 2014 20:23
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American Lung Association Interested In Hearing from Smoking Asthmatics

The American Lung Association Asthma Clinical Research Center (ACRC) is the largest not-for-profit network of clinical research centers dedicated to discovering effective treatment strategies for asthma. The network is currently recruiting asthmatic smok
American Lung Association
added Apr 15, 2014 23:29
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