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Electronic cigarette vapour enhances pneumococcal adherence to airway epithelial cells under abnormal conditions of exposure

led authors to conclude that e-cigarette use has the potential to increase susceptibility to pneumococcal infection. Unfortunately, the evidence presented in the paper is inadequate to provide much confidence in this conclusion.
European Respiratory Journal
added Sep 12, 2018 16:33

Heatlh Short: A reason not to switch to e-cigarettes

A new study suggests they significantly increase the risk for heart attack. Combined data from two national surveys of more than 69,000 people 18 and older in 2014 and 2016 showed that compared with people who never used e-cigarettes, daily users almost
Sarasota (FL) Herald-Tribune
added Sep 12, 2018 14:10

Vascular endothelial function is impaired by aerosol from a single IQOS HeatStick to the same extent as by cigarette smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Acute exposures to IQOS aerosol impairs FMD in rats. IQOS use does not necessarily avoid the adverse cardiovascular effects of smoking cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53

Smoking reduces plasma bilirubin: Observational and genetic analyses in the Copenhagen General Population Study

Higher daily and cumulative tobacco consumption were associated with lower concentrations of plasma bilirubin in observational and genetic analyses, suggesting that the association is causal.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 19:59

Artery damage seen in some teenage smokers, drinkers

Researchers found that 17-year-olds who had smoked more than 100 cigarettes in their lifetime or who drank more than 10 drinks on a typical drinking day had stiffer walls in their arteries. In the long term, stiffer arteries can increase the risk for ca
added Sep 10, 2018 03:38

AHA: Nicotine Patch Safe for Smokers Hospitalized With Heart Trouble Nicotine replacement

Nicotine replacement therapy appears to be a safe option for smokers hospitalized for heart disease, even for critically ill patients on their first day, according to a new study. Researchers hope the findings will encourage doctors to prescribe nicotine
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 9, 2018 20:12

'Million Hearts' Project Aims to Prevent 1 Million Cardiac Crises

Heart attacks, strokes and other heart-related conditions caused 2.2 million hospitalizations in 2016... The CDC report showed the need for such action. It found that 71 million adults don't exercise, 54 million still smoke
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 7, 2018 11:09

Million Hearts 2022 / Small Steps Are Needed for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention [FREE FULL TEXT]

rates of ... cardiovascular disease (CVD) events have plateaued...the frustratingly slow rate of improving population-level measures of cardiovascular health...small but statistically significant reductions were observed in combustible tobacco use and phy
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Sep 7, 2018 02:28

[UK] How your heart age is key to heart attack or stroke risk

Public Health England is urging people over 30 to take an online test to find out their heart age, which indicates if they are at increased risk of suffering a heart attack or a stroke...One year after quitting smoking, a person's risk of heart disease i
BBC Online
added Sep 4, 2018 19:33
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[Australia] Kyle Sandilands reveals more about his health issues

Kyle Sandilands has revealed new details about his health woes after taking two days off sick from his job at KIIS FM's The Kyle and Jackie O Show. ... Kyle then lit a cigarette, the paper reports, and said: 'I don't give a damn about dieting. I smoke abo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 5, 2018 02:50
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