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[UK] Sparking fierce debate: Smoking-related lung disease could cost NHS more than £2 BILLION

Estimates suggest that by 2030 1.3 million in England and 120,000 people in Scotland will suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which causes breathing difficulties and persistent coughing, according to mathematical modelling.
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 6, 2016 18:03
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[Norway, UK] A new diagnosis of asthma or COPD is linked to smoking cessation – the Tromsø study

Increased rates of smoking cessation were associated with a new diagnosis of heart or lung disease, and obstructive lung disease was just as strongly linked to smoking cessation as was CHD. This should encourage the pursuit of early diagnosis of COPD.
International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
added Jul 1, 2016 21:18
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[Canada] GOLDSTEIN: Rates of women with COPD skyrockets as more women take up smoking / Many female smokers say they were encouraged by ads in the ’60s and ’70s that marketed smoking as a symbol of equality.

Each day in my practice at West Park Healthcare Centre, I am reminded of how COPD...is affecting women in increasing numbers. In the last 15 years the number of women who are now suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) has skyrocketed.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Apr 18, 2016 22:55
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Did study conclude e-cigarette flavours lead to lung disease?

Your Dec 9 report titled ‘E-cigarette flavours lead to lung disease, Harvard study finds’ is biased... To be truly independent news provider, Malaysiakini must not be too eager to jump on the anti-vaping bashing bandwagon. To be balanced in reporting, cr
Malaysiakini (my)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:29
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Healthier diets linked with lower risk of COPD in both smokers and nonsmokers

. Individuals with the healthiest overall diets according to the Alternate Health Eating Index 2010 (AHEI-2010) had the lowest risk of newly diagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). 1. Specifically, greater consumption of whole grains, pol
2 Minute Medicine
added Feb 7, 2015 19:45
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[UK] Lung disease sufferer begs people to stop smoking

A new campaign by Smoke-free South West is calling on people to consider the impact on their relatives. 33-year-old Kirsty Vass has been diagnosed with a chronic lung disease and emphysema as a result of smoking. Please give up smoking, because it really
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 2, 2015 17:58
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[Pennsylvania] Doctors: COPD not just a smoker's disease

Even non-smokers can get COPD because of a genetic condition. "Alpha-1 antitrypsin, it's when you're born with a deficiency of an enzyme in your lungs and it reacts the same way COPD would, but without smoking," Marderness said.
WHTM-TV ABC27.com (Harrisburg, PA)
added Apr 30, 2014 10:47
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'Marlboro Man' who later warned against smoking dies of lung disease

Eric Lawson, one of several actors who depicted the "Marlboro Man" cowboy in a long-running series of cigarette ads for Philip Morris and later appeared in an anti-tobacco message for the American Cancer Society, has died of lung disease. He was 72
Reuters
added Jan 28, 2014 10:53
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[Sweden] BAL findings boost non-smoking COPD distinction

Research shows that smoking status, and not airway obstruction, determines the distribution of T cell subsets in bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The researchers, led by Helena Forsslund (Karolin
MedWire News (uk)
added Dec 2, 2013 14:41
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[UK-Northern Ireland] World COPD Day – stop smoking now to cut the risk

In 2013, 34,522 people in Northern Ireland were registered as having the life-threatening lung disease Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), which is caused primarily by smoking. COPD kills millions of people every year globally and the World He
HealthCanal.com
added Nov 20, 2013 07:04
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