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[India] Polluted Delhi air akin to death sentence, say doctors

"A child who is born in Delhi is taking in gulps of bad air which is equivalent to smoking 20 to 25 cigarettes on the first day of his life," said Arvind Kumar, a prominent Delhi lung surgeon.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 6, 2018 16:42
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[Asia, Pakistan] ‘Secondhand tobacco smoke dangerous to health’

Shaikh, chairman of Foundation Assistant professor and Director Interventional Cardiology Isra University hospital said equally alarming was the fact that hundreds of people who have never smoked die each year from diseases caused by breathing second-hand
The News (pk)
added Nov 6, 2018 11:17
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Chemical changes in e-cigarette liquids can make them irritants, study says

"Flavor chemicals and the solvents, the liquids, that are in electronic cigarettes, they are forming new chemical compounds," said Sven Jordt, one of the authors of the study published Thursday in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research and an associat
CNN
added Oct 21, 2018 18:46
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Chemical changes in e-cigarette liquids can make them irritants, study says

Even if you check the ingredient list on your flavored e-cigarette, you may not know what you're actually inhaling, according to a new study. "Flavor chemicals and the solvents, the liquids, that are in electronic cigarettes, they are forming new chemica
CNN
added Oct 20, 2018 15:37
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Florida Supreme Court Reinstates $8 Million Mesothelioma Award

Mr. DeLisle’s mesothelioma case ended up setting new legal ground in the state of Florida, as it changed the rules regarding expert witness testimony. His lawsuit claimed that his asbestos exposure came from both his workplace and from having smoked Kent
Mesothelioma.net
added Oct 20, 2018 06:13
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[UK] Young Smokers study in Southampton

Researchers in Southampton and London have launched a national study which aims to pinpoint when lung health starts to decline in young adult smokers. Led by Professor Tom Wilkinson at the NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre, it is hoped the pro
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Oct 19, 2018 17:19
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Vape flavors can make nasty new chemicals in your e-liquid

There are more than 7,000 e-liquid flavors out there, and they’re pretty controversial. Right now, regulators and lawmakers are weighing how to regulate them... “YOU DON’T WANT HARM REPLACEMENT."
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Oct 19, 2018 12:15
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E-cigarette additives found to have dangerous side effects

A new study examined the harmful effects found in the flavorings and additives that are used in e-cigarettes, as the researchers found they can alter lung function, cause inflammation throughout the body, and increase mucus production.
Consumer Affairs
added Oct 19, 2018 01:53
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E-Cigarette Flavorings, Additives Increase Inflammation and Impair Lung Function, Study Finds

also found that short-term exposure to e-cigarettes was enough to cause lung inflammation similar or worse than that seen in traditional cigarette use. The research was chosen as an APSselect article for October. E-cigarettes, popular battery-powered dev
American Physiological Society
added Oct 19, 2018 01:52
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E-cigarette additives increase inflammation and impair lung function, study finds

Flavoring and additive ingredients in e-cigarettes may increase inflammation and impair lung function, according to new research. The study, published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology--Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, also found
EurekAlert
added Oct 19, 2018 01:50
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