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Polluted environments kill 1.7 million children each year, WHO says

Holloway also stressed that this is not a concern solely for developing countries. "Exposures such as air pollution and secondhand tobacco smoke affects the health of children in developed countries such as the UK as well," he said.
CNN
added Mar 6, 2017 01:49
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[UK] The tiny hoops that help you breathe easier again: Breakthrough procedure uses tiny metal coils to ease symptoms of lung disease

Fuller would puff his way through something like 40 cigarettes / Soon the simplest task can take days to complete, as his body lacked the oxygen / The new procedure has significantly improved the 68-year-old's quality of life
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 7, 2017 16:23
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[UK] Study of cancer-causing toxins finds e-cigarettes much safer than smoking

Researchers found that people who switched from smoking regular cigarettes to e-cigarettes or nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) such as gum or patches for at least six months had much lower levels of toxins in their saliva and urine than those who conti
Reuters
added Feb 7, 2017 00:06
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VIDEO: A Cigarette-Smoking Robot for Better Lung Disease Research

A lab instrument smokes cigarettes and channels the smoke to a lung-on-a-chip, helping researchers study the lung disease COPD.
IEEE Spectrum
added Oct 29, 2016 14:38
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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
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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
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] A double whammy: Lung disease patients at risk of active tuberculosis

It turned out that Mr Tan was battling more than just one serious lung condition; he had also come down with tuberculosis (TB), a contagious air-borne bacterial infection which made headlines last month when an unusual drug-resistant cluster was identifi
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jul 13, 2016 01:57
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Ascorbate attenuates pulmonary emphysema by inhibiting tobacco smoke and Rtp801-triggered lung protein modification and proteolysis

our findings implicate tobacco-smoke oxidant(s) as the primary etiopathogenic factor behind both the noncellular and cellular damage mechanisms governing emphysematous lung injury and demonstrate the potential of vitamin C to accomplish holistic preventio
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)
added Jul 12, 2016 15:10
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[UK] 'The NHS is neglecting lung disease sufferers': One person dies every 5 minutes due to lack of treatments and funding

British Lung Foundation found 5 people are diagnosed every 5 minutes This adds up to around 115,000 deaths and 550,000 diagnoses each year / Treatment for lung problems lags far behind care for other diseases / Charity said this amounts to 'systemic ne
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 27, 2016 18:53
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[UK] Coughing or short of breath? KILLER lung disease could be mistaken for

COPD is easily mistaken for asthma as both conditions display similar symptoms such as coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. However, medics argue what is going on within the body is quite different. Recent figures also show the number of people dy
The [London, UK] Express
added May 20, 2016 14:05
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