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[UK] 'Systemic neglect of lung disease' in NHS structures

Three of the UK's top six killer diseases are lung conditions - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia and lung cancer - but it is poorly understood and underfunded, said the study from the British Lung Foundation (BLF). It argued that the imp
Press Association (uk)
added May 27, 2016 18:53
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[UK] Coughing or short of breath? KILLER lung disease could be mistaken for

COPD is easily mistaken for asthma as both conditions display similar symptoms such as coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. However, medics argue what is going on within the body is quite different. Recent figures also show the number of people dy
The [London, UK] Express
added May 20, 2016 14:05
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[UK] Why you'll live longer if your mother ate lots of beans and your father didn't like fry-ups

Men who smoke in the years before conception are significantly more likely to father children with asthma, research from the University of Bergen suggests. This supports worrying evidence compiled by Professor Marcus Pembrey, a geneticist at the Universi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 18, 2016 07:28
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Capitalizing on a teachable moment motivates parents of kids with asthma to quit smoking

Parents who smoke are more likely to quit smoking after receiving motivational smoking cessation counseling following a "teachable moment" (TM) such as witnessing their child experience an asthma attack.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 17, 2016 15:57
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[Florida] World Asthma Day: Restaurants partner with DOH to raise awareness

Nearly all of Washington County's more than 20 restaurants partnered with the Florida Department of Health (DOH)... The observance of World Asthma Day kicked off "Secondhand Smoke Exposed," a new initiative from the DOH Tobacco Free Florida program. The i
Chipley Paper.com (Holmes County (FL) Times-Advertiser / Washington County News)
added May 6, 2016 18:32
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CHEST World Congress 2016 Annual Meeting Abstracts: Immediate Effects of e-Cigarette Smoking in Healthy and Mild Asthmatic Young Smokers

CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS: ECS is not safe. As it happens with cigarette smoking, ECS has more pronounced deleterious effects in asthmatics. Further investigation focused on long-term effects of ECS is recommended.
Science Direct
added Apr 13, 2016 15:37
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Immediate Effects of e-Cigarette Smoking in Healthy and Mild Asthmatic Young Smokers

CONCLUSIONS: ECS causes acute pulmonary function impairment, lasting for less than 30 minutes after smoking.
Chest
added Apr 12, 2016 19:07
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E-cigarettes have immediate effects on pulmonary function

researchers will report at CHEST World Congress this month on a study of e-cigarettes and the immediate effects on pulmonary function in healthy and mild asthmatic young smokers. In a study of 54 young cigarette and e-cigarettes smokers, 27 had mild cont
EurekAlert
added Apr 12, 2016 17:25
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[Asia] Higher smoking rates will increase asthma risk in India: study

Countries with higher male smoking rates such as India and Bangladesh may develop higher asthma and wheezing rates as a result of more exposure to second-hand smoke, scientists say. Underweight and obese women who also drink alcohol and smoke tobacco hav
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Apr 9, 2016 13:43
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[Canada] McGill students want a smoke-free campus

it’s a stressful time of year when the “no smoking” signs at the smoke-free McLennan-Redpath terrace, near the McLennan Library Building, are most apt to be ignored, and students suffering from respiratory and other illnesses find themselves having to ac
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Apr 6, 2016 21:56
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