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Asthma death rate has fallen worldwide / However COPD death rate on the increase

A new Global Burden of Disease study looked at the impact of the two most common respiratory diseases worldwide - asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) - between 1990 and 2015. It found that while the number of cases of asthma increase
IrishHealth.com (ie)
added Aug 18, 2017 20:38
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Global, regional, and national deaths, prevalence, disability-adjusted life years, and years lived with disability for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis...[FREE FULL TEXT]

Comparisons between countries and over time are important, as much of the chronic respiratory burden is either preventable or treatable with affordable interventions.
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 01:35
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Nearly 4 Million Worldwide Die Each Year From Asthma, COPD

"Although much of the burden [from these illnesses] is either preventable or treatable with affordable interventions, these diseases have received less attention than other prominent non-communicable diseases like cardiovascular disease, cancer or diabet
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 18, 2017 01:23
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[Asia, India] Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Led To 3 Million Deaths Worldwide In 2015: Study

ozone and second-hand smoke, leading the authors to call for public health interventions to bring down air pollution and further reduce global smoking rates. "Conversely, the causes of asthma are less clear, but include smoking and asthma-causing allerge
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:46
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[Michigan] Smoking neighbors don’t seem to care woman is recovering from cancer

An asthmatic Michigan woman recovering from breast cancer has filed a lawsuit against her tobacco puffing neighbors, according to a report. For the past year, Phyllis Davis said the neighbors in the connected unit in her Farmington Hills condo have been
New York Post
added Aug 8, 2017 20:41
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[Michigan] Cancer survivor sues over condo neighbor's second-hand smoke

A Farmington Hills woman recovering from breast cancer and battling asthma says she now has to deal with another problem that's making her sick - her neighbors' smoking habit.
WJBK FOX 2 (Southfield, MI)
added Aug 8, 2017 13:39
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Air pollution is as unhealthy as secondhand smoke, a new study says

A survey by Carnegie Mellon University of 1,200 children living near some of the biggest polluters in the Pittsburgh area shows that children who live near sources of pollution run the same risk of developing asthma as those exposed to secondhand tobacco
Public Radio International (PRI)
added Jul 7, 2017 16:07
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[Nebraska] LETTER: The Public Pulse: Make concert smoke-free

The Bank of the West concert in Memorial Park on June 30 won’t be accessible to every member of the public if smoking is allowed. This year the concert is co-sponsored by Children’s Hospital & Medical Center. Will this concert be smoke free because of tha
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Jun 23, 2017 08:24
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[Sweden] An investigation on the use of snus and its association with respiratory and sleep-related symptoms: a cross-sectional population study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Snus use was associated with a higher prevalence of asthma, respiratory symptoms and snoring. Healthcare professionals should be aware of these possible adverse effects of snus use.
BMJ Open (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 16:25
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[Sweden] Snus linked to asthma and sleep problems

snus users were over 50 percent more likely than non-users to have asthma. In addition, snus users were 37 to 59 percent more likely to snore and have trouble falling asleep, the study found.
Reuters
added Jun 15, 2017 16:02
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