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Indonesia Respiratory Devices Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 9% - Boosting Growth for Respiratory Disposables

- Over 70% Indonesian men (80 million) are chain smokers - Around 400,000 Indonesians die annually due to smoking-related conditions; of these, 6% are passive smokers...fourth most populous country in the world with almost 5% of the total deaths trigger
PR Newswire
added May 27, 2015 15:11
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Rural Poor Bear Higher Burden of COPD, Study Finds

reviewed data from almost 88,000 American adults older than 40. They found that 7.2 percent of them had COPD. However, the rate of COPD was closer to 12 percent among those who lived in poor and rural areas, Raju's team found.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 19, 2015 15:18
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[New York] FASNY conference informs Hudson Valley

1970s, many furniture fires were started by people falling asleep while smoking ... To prevent lawsuits, furniture companies started putting chemical flame-retardants on upholstered furniture, which release toxic carcinogens firefighters breathe in at the
Catskill (NY) Daily Mail
added Apr 27, 2015 09:02
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E-cig flavourings 'can be harmful'

The study carried out in the United States analysed the chemicals used to flavour e-cigarette fluid in a sample of 30 products, and found a "significant" number were aldehydes - compounds which are recognised to be primary respiratory irritants. The diff
Press Association (uk)
added Apr 17, 2015 10:34
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[UK-Northern Ireland] LETTER: Let's protect kids from second-hand smoke in cars

Success in England and Wales means that young people there will be protected from second-hand smoke in cars from October. Scotland's government is planning on introducing similar protections soon. We have to make sure Northern Ireland's children aren't l
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 15, 2015 08:12
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Male smokers at higher risk than females for osteoporosis, fractures

Smoking history and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) were independent risk factors for low bone density among both men and women in the study, which has been published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.
EurekAlert
added Mar 12, 2015 12:58
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[Asia, India] Male smokers, take a look at this

The researchers found that smoking history and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) were independent risk factors for low bone density among both men and women. While current smoking is a recognised risk factor for osteoporosis, neither smoking
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Mar 8, 2015 14:29
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Diagnosed with COPD, Leonard Nimoy urged people to quit smoking

“One of the devastating things about COPD is once you put the process in motion, it continues even when people stop smoking. It’s exceedingly frustrating not only to lung doctors, but to patients,” Edelman told TODAY. “It seems that the body just wants
Today Show (NBC)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:24
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E-Cigarettes Seem to Dampen Immune Response in Mice

"This warrants further study in susceptible individuals, such as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) patients who have switched from cigarettes to e-cigarettes or to new users of e-cigarettes who may have never used cigarettes."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 6, 2015 15:53
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Treating C.O.P.D. in the Elderly

Despite the fact that C.O.P.D. is the third-leading cause of death, there is scant research on the comparative effectiveness of treatment options in seniors. But a study recently published in The Journal of the American Medical Association provides valuab
New York Times Blogs
added Dec 28, 2014 14:41
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