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Long-Term NRT Doesn't Improve COPD Patient Smoking Quit Rates

Offering long-term nicotine-replacement therapy (NRT) to COPD patients who continued to smoke -- with or without a target quit date -- was not more effective than time-limited NRT, new research suggests. In a randomized trial involving close to 400 smok
MedPage Today
added Sep 11, 2018 21:16
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Childhood and Adulthood in Relation to Adult Mortality Among Never Smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

childhood secondhand smoke exposure, as well as adult secondhand smoke exposure, increase the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease death in adulthood. Consistent with previous studies, the results also show that adult secondhand smoke is meaningf
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Sep 9, 2018 17:53
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MASON: Glantz strikes again, but good news on switching for COPD patients

The media picked up on a new anti-vaping paper from San Francisco last week, but advocates quickly pointed out that it’s junk science based on a complete failure to properly analyse the data. The paper, largely the work of Stan Glantz, failed to ask a si
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 5, 2018 02:06
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Russia: Increases In Life Expectancy, Decreases In Child Deaths, Use Of Alcohol, Tobacco

age-adjusted rates of premature death from smoking, one of the world's most substantial health risks, dropped by nearly 34% over the same time period. Russia also saw progress in reducing premature death...from stomach cancer, drowning, and chronic obstru
Science Magazine
added Aug 31, 2018 15:34
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ARCHIVE: Can E-cigarettes help COPD patients quit smoking and reduce harm to lungs?

smokers have even employed the flavored vapor in the hopes that it might help them quit, or at least mitigate the negative health consequences of a nicotine habit. For people with [COPD], e-cigarettes do neither, according to a new study at the UNC School
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 30, 2018 21:18
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Electronic Cigarette Use May Reverse the Harm Resulting From Tobacco Smoking in COPD Patients, Even in the Long Term

use may reverse some of the harm resulting from tobacco smoking in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Furthermore, EC use may ameliorate objective and subjective COPD outcomes, which may persist in the long term.
PR Newswire
added Aug 29, 2018 21:15
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[UK, USA] Calls made to ban smoking in people's own homes over child death rates

The United States has just put in place a blanket ban on smoking in social housing, and now cancer campaigners say we should be looking at a similar move, reports Plymouth Live . Epidemiologist Dr Ryan Diver, a data analyst at the American Cancer Societ
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Aug 24, 2018 11:55
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[Canada] Four in 10 women with asthma may develop COPD

Over 40 percent of women with asthma go on to develop more severe lung disease... The study was limited by a lack of information about when the participants had first developed asthma, as well as a lack of data on their exposure to second-hand smoke, the
Reuters
added Aug 23, 2018 00:09
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[UK] Health effects in COPD smokers who switch to electronic cigarettes: a retrospective-prospective 3-year follow-up

suggests that EC use may ameliorate objective and subjective COPD outcomes and that the benefits gained may persist long-term. EC use may reverse some of the harm resulting from tobacco smoking in COPD patients.
International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
added Aug 22, 2018 03:55
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Childhood and Adulthood in Relation to Adult Mortality Among Never Smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

childhood secondhand smoke exposure, as well as adult secondhand smoke exposure, increase the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease death in adulthood. Consistent with previous studies, the results also show that adult secondhand smoke is meaningf
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Aug 20, 2018 16:04
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