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Persistence of circulating endothelial microparticles in COPD despite smoking cessation

Conclusions Pulmonary capillary apoptosis is reversible in healthy smokers who quit, but continues to play a role in COPD pathogenesis in smokers who progressed to airflow obstruction despite smoking cessation.
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:23
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If smoker has COPD, quitting might not help lung function

Quitting cigarettes may not improve smokers' lung function if they have already begun to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to new research from Weill Cornell Medicine. The findings illustrate how cigarettes affect the lungs on a cel
Medical Xpress (
added Jul 27, 2016 14:19

VIDEO: This is what your lungs look like after just 20 cigarettes

Scientists at MEDspiration conducted a cigarette experiment, pumping the smoke from 20 cigarettes into a pair of healthy lungs. The results are pretty frightening. MEDspiration also showed some harrowing pictures on its Instagram page. It also runs its o
Business Insider
added Jul 25, 2016 14:48

[Florida] HORTON: Think e-cigs are safe for kids? You’ll think twice after reading this

Parents can guard against these dangers. Talk to children as young as 6, before they are influenced by their peers, Duggan said. Parents should also not indulge in e-cigarette use, Schaechter said. “We know children of smokers are more likely to smoke,
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jul 22, 2016 17:11

Chemical constituents of tobacco smoke induce the production of interleukin-8 in human bronchial epithelium, 16HBE cells

Conclusions The present study has identified particular tobacco smoke constituents responsible for inducing the IL-8 production in human bronchial epithelium, which might help shed light on the pathogenesis of tobacco smoke-induced COPD.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 21, 2016 19:47

Determinants of smoking cessation in COPD patients treated in the outpatient setting

the young and socioeconomically disadvantaged patients have more difficulties achieving timely smoking cessation. A novel finding is that patients with milder COPD are less likely to quit. The findings suggest a need for intervention studies focusing on t
added Jul 21, 2016 04:29

Young patients with COPD still active smokers

who are young and socioeconomically disadvantaged have difficulties with smoking cessation, and those with milder COPD are less likely to quit smoking, according to research published in Chest.
Clinical Advisor
added Jul 21, 2016 04:28

E-cigarette use results in suppression of immune and inflammatory-response genes in nasal epithelial cells similar to cigarette smoke

Taken together, these data indicate that vaping e-cigarettes is associated with decreased expression of a large number of immune-related genes, which are consistent with immune suppression at the level of the nasal mucosa.
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.
added Jul 20, 2016 19:01

[Florida] Smoker's Widower Awarded $1.5M In Engle Trial ($$)

The jury in Fort Lauderdale reached the decision after about a day of deliberations. Philip Morris was 25 percent responsible for Virginia Varner's death, and Varner herself bears the other 75 percent of the blame, jurors found.
added Jul 20, 2016 10:04

[Australia] Philip Morris speaks at and promotes an obscure lung disease conference

was organised by which is owned by OMICS, one of the most criticised of all predatory conference organisers...Morris trying to achieve by helping organise, attend, speak at and publicise a gnat-sized “conference” on COPD?
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 18, 2016 17:56
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