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Meet The Award-Winning Medical Device With a Design Inspired By E-Cigarettes

The Flyp is the first product from Convexity. It’s a portable nebulizer that Daniels and Convexity Executive Vice President Geoff Matous believe is the smallest, lightest, and quietest on the market. Though patients with milder asthma issues can use inha
Forbes
added Aug 24, 2018 13:03
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[Canada] Four in 10 women with asthma may develop COPD

Over 40 percent of women with asthma go on to develop more severe lung disease... The study was limited by a lack of information about when the participants had first developed asthma, as well as a lack of data on their exposure to second-hand smoke, the
Reuters
added Aug 23, 2018 00:09
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Immediate effects of cigar smoking on respiratory mechanics and exhaled biomarkers; differences between young smokers with mild asthma and otherwise healthy young smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

CS has immediate effects on pulmonary function. Mild asthma predisposes to higher increase of peripheral resistance(increased fdr). In otherwise healthy smokers, central resistance(R20Hz) is more affected. FENO levels are not significantly affected by CS
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:24
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Adult Smokers More Apt to Use E-Cigarettes than Nonsmokers

Current smokers are more likely than ex-smokers or adults who have never smoked to use e-cigarettes, according to a Swedish study that concludes e-cigarettes might not work as a cessation aid. For the study, researchers examined data collected from one-
NewsMax
added Aug 20, 2018 01:49
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Women With Asthma More Likely to Develop COPD

They found that women who had smoked more than the equivalent of a pack of cigarettes a day for five years were much more likely to develop ACOS than those who smoked fewer cigarettes or never smoked. However, 38 percent of the women who developed asthma
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 10, 2018 16:46
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[Massachusetts] LETTER: No smoking for transport­ van drivers

Yet, it took me five months of advocating for my son with asthma to obtain a nonsmoking driver, and a smoke-free van. It is important to know that once the drivers get in their vehicle, they are not allowed to smoke until their shift ends.
Boston (MA) Herald
added Aug 2, 2018 00:39
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[New Zealand] Health group left disappointed at confusing advocacy

Last week the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ spoke to Māori media using the ASH Year 10 Study that shows an increase in rangatahi (youth) experimenting with vaping devices from 20% in 2014 to 28% in 2016..."there is confusion out there around vaping
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:57
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[UK] AL-KADHI: If you're a smoker who walks down the street with a cigarette, you're being ableist

whenever the blowback of a cigarette hits my face, I can expect to wheeze and struggle for the rest of the day... I urge all those who smoke to try as hard as possible to watch where they are exhaling, especially when walking on the street. There are mill
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 1, 2018 13:09
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Asthmatic Teens Even More Likely to Vape Than Those Without the Illness e-cigarette

Perhaps assuming that e-cigarettes are "safer" than tobacco, teens with asthma now vape at higher rates than those without the respiratory condition, new research shows. However, "the use of products containing nicotine in any form among youths -- inclu
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 4, 2018 14:26
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[Africa, South Africa] Kids exposed to second hand smoke more likely to land up in ICU, says Dr

Second hand tobacco smoke directly increases the risk of many respiratory illnesses and infections in children, explains Dr Salome Abbott. Children exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to get pneumonia, bronchitis, and other severe long-term prob
Cape Talk: THE John Maytham SHOW (za)
added May 11, 2018 21:58
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