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A case where smoking helped: Scientists help understand mechanics of rare hemoglobin mutation

Rice biochemist John Olson and collaborators in Germany and France helped a young woman and her father understand why she has anemia but her father, who is a smoker, does not.
Phys.org (physorg.com)
added Feb 17, 2017 23:07
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Smoking Cigarettes May Prevent Anemia, Plus Nicotine Benefits For Schizophrenia, Parkinson's Disease

but there are also rare circumstances under which it can actually serve as medicine. Scientists have recently uncovered one such situation: a father and daughter in Germany with an anemia-causing genetic mutation. According to a study in The Journal of B
Medical Daily
added Feb 17, 2017 22:42
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[New York] Smoking was actually good for this man’s health

Rice University researchers found that smoking was the reason why a 20-something woman had anemia, but her father, who is a smoker, did not.... “He may never be an athlete because his blood can’t carry as much oxygen, but smoking has prevented him from b
New York Post
added Feb 17, 2017 04:29
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GLANTZ: Smokefree Laws Cut Heart Attacks (and other bad things): Look At All The Evidence

You would question that conclusion if you read the article in Slate by Jacob Grier... The important thing to do is look at all the evidence (not just the few studies Grier talked about). The US Surgeon General did just that, in his 2014 report The Heal
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 16, 2017 17:05
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[California] New evidence that e-cigarettes may harm your heart

found that 23 study participants who were habitual users of e-cigarettes were more likely to have signs of two heart risk factors than 19 other participants who did not use e-cigarettes. The risk factors were oxidative stress, which hampers the body’s ab
University of California, Berkeley
added Feb 16, 2017 00:27
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A Nationwide Assessment of the Association of Smoking Bans and Cigarette Taxes With Hospitalizations for Acute Myocardial Infarction, Heart Failure, and Pneumonia [FREE FULL TEXT]

Previous studies may have overestimated the relation between smoking bans and hospitalizations and underestimated the effects of cigarette taxes.
Medical Care Research and Review
added Feb 14, 2017 10:37
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GRIER: We Used Terrible Science to Justify Smoking Bans

the debunking of the previous decade’s heart miracles should provide some grounds for humility. It may be neither feasible nor desirable to set back the clock and permit smoking everywhere, but laws in a liberal society can accommodate the rights and pref
Slate
added Feb 14, 2017 03:33
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Thirdhand smoke affects weight, blood cell development in mice

The sticky residue left behind by tobacco smoke can do worse damage than stinking up furniture and discoloring walls. Exposure to thirdhand smoke leads to biological effects on weight and cell development that could be damaging to one's health, according
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 8, 2017 14:56
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[UK] Craven smokers urged to stub out the habit

The plea has been issued by North Yorkshire County Council after new figures showed the extent of the damage caused to the heart by smoking. Public Health England has revealed that 45 people a day die from cardiovascular disease due to smoking.
Craven Herald (uk)
added Feb 7, 2017 16:25
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E-Cigarette Smoking May Be Bad for Your Heart

The study found that certain markers for heart disease risk were higher in e-cigarette users than in nonusers. For example, e-cigarette users had higher levels of adrenaline in their hearts, compared with nonusers. They also had elevated levels of inflam
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Feb 7, 2017 00:16
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