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Smoking can increase risks caused by asbestos exposure

While exposure to asbestos is the only known cause of mesothelioma, exposure to other toxins from smoking can make a person more susceptible to the disease. Studies have shown the likelihood of developing mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:54
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Secondhand smoke exposure and risk of wheeze in early childhood: a prospective pregnancy birth cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

findings suggest that maternal smoking throughout pregnancy might be associated with an increased risk of wheeze in children. There is also the possibility of a positive additive effect of pre- and postnatal smoking exposure on the risk of childhood wheez
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:51
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Alterations of the Sputum Proteome and Transcriptome and Serum Lipidome from Smokers and Early-Stage COPD Subjects

PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Jul 11, 2017 21:42
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Air pollution is as unhealthy as secondhand smoke, a new study says

A survey by Carnegie Mellon University of 1,200 children living near some of the biggest polluters in the Pittsburgh area shows that children who live near sources of pollution run the same risk of developing asthma as those exposed to secondhand tobacco
Public Radio International (PRI)
added Jul 7, 2017 16:07
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[Denmark, UK] AHRR (cg05575921) hypomethylation marks smoking behaviour, morbidity and mortality [FREE FULL TEXT]

Self-reported smoking underestimates disease risk. Smoking affects DNA methylation... Conclusion AHRR (cg05575921) hypomethylation, a marker of smoking behaviour, provides potentially clinical relevant predictions of future smoking-related morbidity and
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Jun 30, 2017 14:48
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Secondhand smoke exposure before birth may affect lungs into adulthood

Adult susceptibility to lung diseases may depend on prenatal exposure to secondhand smoke. So suggest scientists who found that exposing pregnant mice to secondhand smoke caused changes in the lung function and structure of their offspring that lasted int
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 29, 2017 08:56
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Study reveals lung changes in mice exposed to second-hand smoke in utero

Mice exposed to second-hand smoke only during gestation undergo abnormal changes to lung structure and function that persist into adulthood, according to research published in the open access journal Respiratory Research. The study provides new insight i
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 27, 2017 01:26
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[Oregon] Does smoking pot lead to lung cancer?

Q: Does smoking marijuana cause lung cancer the way smoking cigarettes does? It’s still unclear whether smoking pot increases the risk for developing lung cancer. Hard data on the risks of marijuana smoking have been hard to come by because, until recen
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Jun 25, 2017 22:43
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Prevalence and correlates of smoking among people living with HIV in South Africa

As long-term HIV care continues to improve, more people living with HIV (PLWH) will die of diseases, including tuberculosis, for which smoking plays an important causal role. The prevalence of smoking is markedly higher among PLWH in high-resource settin
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 21, 2017 18:06
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You and I, one day we’ll die from the same thing. We’ll call it different names: cancer, diabetes, heart failure, stroke. One organ will fail, then another. Or maybe all at once. We’ll become more similar to each other than to people who continue living

a wiry woman in her 80s who had smoked for seven decades.... Air hunger — the uncomfortable feeling of breathing difficulty — is one of the most common end-of-life symptoms...She quit smoking for the umpteenth time ...She died in hospice.
New York Times
added Jun 20, 2017 10:19
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