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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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[UK] Lung disease hitting women who smoked in their teens

Young women who smoked excessively in their teens are developing chronic lung disease previously associated with old men. Some of the worst cases are professional women who started the habit at school but have now been diagnosed with chronic obstructive
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Jul 1, 2013 13:54
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[Asia, India] Wood, tobacco exposure ups COPD risk

People who are consistently exposed to both wood smoke and tobacco smoke are at a greater risk for developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and for experiencing more frequent and severe symptoms of the disease, as well as more severe airfl
Times of India
added May 21, 2013 13:33
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[UK] Wrinkled smokers face higher risk of lung disease

Researchers in Exeter, England, looked at a group of 149 current and former middle aged smokers from 78 families. They found that 68 of them had COPD. More than 80 per cent of the total group had no or very few facial lines while 25 had widespread wrinkl
NewsFix (ca)
added May 4, 2013 12:07
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[India] Even non-smoking women suffer COPD through 'chulha' smoke

Though an exhaustive study covering the whole state has not been carried out yet, patients screened at the T B and chest diseases hospital in St Inez for COPD, showed that even non-smoking women who are exposed to 'chulha' smoke suffer from COPD.
Times of India
added Jan 23, 2013 05:37
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[Mexico] Call for more COPD screening for smokers

Screening smokers with spirometry for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) picks up more cases than symptom-based detection, research suggests. The authors say the findings highlight the need for more screening in primary care, which is seldom u
News-Medical.net
added Jan 22, 2013 22:21
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Bahrain Doctors See Rise in Youth Suffering From Smoking-Related Lung Disease

Local doctors in Bahrain have warned of an alarming rise in the number of young people suffering from the smoking-related lung disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD).
MENAFN.com
added Nov 27, 2012 12:26
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