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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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Effect of smoke-free legislation on perinatal and child health: a systematic review and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoke-free legislation is associated with substantial reductions in preterm births and hospital attendance for asthma. Together with the health benefits in adults, this study provides strong support for WHO recommendations to create smoke-free environmen
Science Direct
added Apr 7, 2014 12:46
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Smoking restrictions having huge benefit for the next generation

a recent study shows pretty definitively that non-smokers are benefitting, as improved health was seen in a population that clearly isn't smoking: newborns and children.
Ars Technica (blog)
added Apr 1, 2014 15:34
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[Europe] Smoking Bans Linked to Drop in Premature Births, Kids' Asthma Attacks

Bans on smoking in public places and the workplace in North America and Europe are linked to a 10 percent drop in premature births and the number of children going to the hospital for an asthma flare-up, according to a new study.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 29, 2014 12:39
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