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Temple researchers explore effects of tobacco smoke, opiates on HIV patient tissue damage

researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) will explore the effects of the combination of tobacco smoke and opiates on the tissue damage that occurs in many patients infected with HIV.
added Aug 24, 2016 17:20
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[UK] Fresh campaign calls on smokers to stub out the habit

Smokers in North Tyneside are being urged to quit the habit to reduce the risk of developing a disease. A new campaign by Fresh, called ‘Every Breath’, is raising awareness of smoking and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
North Tyneside Today (News Guardian) (uk)
added Aug 24, 2016 14:08

[UK] Dad calls on Sunderland smokers to pack in habit and avoid getting COPD

A dad today urged smokers on Wearside to quit the habit and reduce their risk of developing a disease which has left him fighting for breath every day. Fresh’s Every Breath campaign is raising awareness of smoking and chronic obstructive pulmonary disea
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Aug 22, 2016 13:05
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[UK] Campaign: Smokers at risk of suffocating lung conditions

A new campaign is launched today, urging smokers in our region to quit - to reduce the risk of developing potentially fatal lung conditions. More than 90,000 people in the North East have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) - and people here are
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Aug 22, 2016 13:04

Changes in the Frequency of Airway Infections in Smokers Who Switched To Vaping: Results of an Online Survey [FREE FULL TEXT] (OMICS Publishing Group)

Conclusion: The switch from smoking to vaping was associated with a reduced incidence of self-reported respiratory infections. Further studies using objective measures in samples that are not self-selected are needed.
Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy
added Aug 19, 2016 18:10

[UK] Smokers who turn to vaping 'have fewer lung infections': 66% of people report health spike after switching to e-cigarettes

The on-line survey of 941 respondents by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) assessed subjective changes in respiratory symptoms in smokers who switched to vaping for at least two months. The results, published in the Journal of Addiction Research &
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 19, 2016 18:02

Smokers who switch to vaping may have fewer respiratory infections, study reveals

The majority of smokers who successfully switch to vaping say they have fewer respiratory infections, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The on-line survey of 941 respondents assessed subjective changes in respiratory sy
added Aug 19, 2016 17:45

[Michigan] CMU researcher discovers link between aging and smoking

The finding...will allow doctors to screen patients for the predictive marker--which may help them to create an intervention strategy... “We can tell people to stop smoking but we can’t tell them to stop aging...we linked the pathophysiology by which both
Mount Pleasant (MI) Morning Sun
added Aug 15, 2016 19:25

Divergent Ah receptor ligand selectivity during hominin evolution

Our findings reveal that a functionally significant change in the AHR occurred uniquely in humans, relative to other primates, that would attenuate the response to many environmental pollutants, including chemicals present in smoke from fire use during c
Molecular Biology and Evolution
added Aug 3, 2016 13:34

Smoking indoors saw off ancient man’s rivals ($$)

Cigarette smoke is now universally understood to be harmful to our health... According to research...humans are unique among primates in that we carry a genetic mutation that may increase our tolerance to the toxic particles produced by fire in smoky cave
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 3, 2016 13:31
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