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[Asia, Pakistan] Over 50,000 tobacco users reach PIMS with heart, lung problems in one year

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences received not less than 50,000 tobacco users with heart and lungs diseases in last one year and the number is continuously on the rise. Data collected by ‘The News’ on Monday reveals that the PIMS department of pulm
The News (pk)
added May 31, 2016 19:48
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Electronic cigarette exposure triggers neutrophil inflammatory responses [FREE FULL TEXT]

Neutrophils were exposed to e-cig vapour extract (ECVE)... ECVE causes a pro-inflammatory response from human neutrophils. This raises concerns over the safety of e-cig use.
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 26, 2016 14:43
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[Mississippi] Smoking Harms Black Americans' Kidneys, Study Suggests

The more a person smoked, the greater their rate of kidney decline, the findings showed. People who smoked up to 19 cigarettes a day had a 75 percent greater decline in kidney function. People who had 20 or more cigarettes a day had a 97 percent greater
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 25, 2016 23:07
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[UK] Researchers raise concerns over e-cig safety

Dr Andrew Higham from The University of Manchester says the vapour which e-smokers inhale contains formaldehyde and acrolein—similar to traditional cigarettes—which could be harmful if taken over the long term. In research published in the open access jo
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 25, 2016 16:36
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[California] Medical marijuana exempt from “no smoking” law?

And smoke is smoke, as the organization sees a new bill that would allow California landlords to ban or restrict medical marijuana smoking — just as a state law let them do with tobacco in 2012. “Secondhand marijuana smoke contains many of the same toxi
San Diego (CA) Reader
added May 24, 2016 15:45
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[California] Medical marijuana exempt from “no smoking” law?

“Secondhand marijuana smoke contains many of the same toxins and carcinogens found in directly inhaled marijuana smoke,” Alvarado says. A new study by researchers from the University of California–San Francisco suggests that exposure to secondhand marij
San Diego (CA) Reader
added May 23, 2016 19:15
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[Texas] Low Income, Smoking, Word Of Mouth Associated With Preference For Surgery Over Exercise

a research team in Houston has found that veterans who could choose between regular exercise or a surgical procedure to improve their leg pain were more likely to choose surgery if they had lower socioeconomic status, if they smoked or if they knew someon
PR Newswire
added May 23, 2016 19:14
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[UK] Clare Balding puffs on a cigarette outside CHUF charity event in Newcastle... five years after getting the all-clear from thyroid cancer

Balding couldn't resist indulging in a cigarette during a smoking break outside the CHUF Charity Event...Children's Heart Unit Fund aims to improve the lives of youngsters who suffer from heart conditions
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 18, 2016 17:25
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What's most likely to kill you in each decade of your life? Fascinating graph reveals all...

Tobacco use is a major cause of many of the world’s top killer diseases – including cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive lung disease and lung cancer. The World Health Organisation estimates that tobacco use is responsible for the death of about 1
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 12, 2016 18:24
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Cigarette smoke but not electronic cigarette aerosol activates a stress response in human coronary artery endothelial cells in culture

•Human coronary artery endothelial cells show a biological response to cigarette smoke. •This response was not seen following exposure to e-cigarette aerosol. •Using e-cigarettes instead of cigarettes may reduce immediate cardiovascular harms.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added May 12, 2016 16:24
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