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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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Women with unhealthy BMIs who smoke and drink at two-fold higher risk of asthma

Underweight and obese women who also drank alcohol and smoked tobacco had a two-fold higher risk of being diagnosed with asthma than women with a healthy body mass index who did not drink or smoke, a St. Michael's Hospital study found. Women with low and
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 6, 2016 21:55
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[Italy] Persisting Long Term Benefits of Smoking Abstinence and Reduction in Asthmatic Smokers Who Have Switched to Electronic Cigarettes

This prospective study confirms that EC use ameliorates objective and subjective asthma outcomes and shows that these beneficial effects may persist... R.P. ...has also served as a consultant for Pfizer and Arbi Group Srl, an Italian e-cigarettes distribu
Discovery Medicine
added Mar 29, 2016 17:07
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[Korea - South] Korean kids who use e-cigarettes have a lot more asthma and days lost from school

convincingly demonstrates that high school students (around 16 years old) who use e-cigarettes are much more likely to develop asthma (diagnosed by a doctor) and miss more days of school. They did a very careful analysis that controlled for a wide varie
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:14
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[Korea - South] Association between Electronic Cigarette Use and Asthma among High School Students in South Korea [FULL FREE TEXT]

EC users have an increased association with asthma and are more likely to have had days absent from school due to severe asthma symptoms. In conclusion, the results indicate that EC use may be a risk factor for asthma. The results may be useful in develop
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 8, 2016 22:16
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[UK] How vegetables can help you breathe easy: A healthy diet slows the damaging effects of smoking and helps to prevent lung cancer from spreading

The three types of lung disease that kill most people are lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma. Lung cancer is the No 1 cancer killer. Most of the 35,000-plus lung cancer deaths every year are the direct result of smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2016 12:40
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Asthma costs more to treat in obese, overweight patients

A 10-year longitudinal study on the trends and predictors of asthma costs has found that overweight and obese patients incur higher annual treatment expenses...also found that patients who smoke had higher annual treatment expenses than non-smokers. But t
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 2, 2016 08:46
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[Canada] CROWE: Gasping to understand why people smoke outside hospitals

While "ironic" is one way of describing the situation, "outrageous" might be a better word. Why should any patient on their way into a hospital have to be exposed to second-hand smoke?... Give smokers a place of their own. It should have a roof over it.
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 22, 2016 13:49
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[UK] Winter babies have weaker lungs than those born in warmer months - raising the risk of asthma

Other factors that make the lungs worse in older age are having respiratory infections as a child, being born to an older mother and having a mother who smokes.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 17, 2016 18:15
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