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A Cancer That Went Up in Smoke: Pulmonary Reaction to e-Cigarettes Imitating Metastatic Cancer

Upon cessation of e-cigarette use (known as vaping), the lung nodules disappeared, and the liver lesions regressed. Our case report suggests that vaping can induce an inflammatory reaction mimicking metastatic cancer.
added Mar 14, 2016 11:02

[Australia] Mom's Smoking May Put Kids at Higher Risk of COPD in Adulthood

"Smoking in later life can result in deficits in lung function by middle age. So it was not unexpected to see that mothers' smoking . . . could also adversely influence the growing lungs of [their children]," Perret said. And, "reduced lung function pote
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 11, 2016 18:53

[Sweden] Biomarkers of early chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in smokers and former smokers. Protocol of a longitudinal study

The objective of our study (KOL-Örestad) is to identify biomarkers in smokers and ex-smokers, with early signs of COPD, and compare these biomarkers with those of non-smokers and healthy smokers/ex-smokers. The participants in the study are recruited fro
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Mar 8, 2016 18:24

[UK] FENTON: Just a Smoker's Cough? COPD Blights More Than One Million Lives

for this year's January Smokefree campaign Public Health England put the spotlight on COPD. The aim of the campaign is to illustrate the harm that smoking does to health, and encourage smokers to quit for good.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 15, 2016 13:20

[Asia] A Live Surgery Draws Attention to Black Lung Disease in China

Pneumoconiosis is an occupational disease that ruins lung tissue and stems from inhaling too much dust particulate. The disease is untreatable by any method other than lung transplant and affects almost 6 million patients in China according to the annua
Global Voices (nl)
added Jan 12, 2016 16:29

[Israel] Smokers Diagnosed With Pneumonia At Higher Risk Of Lung Cancer

The new study, conducted by researchers at Tel Aviv University and Rabin Medical Center, proposes better screening for smokers admitted to the hospital with community-acquired pneumonia; their hope is that future screenings for heavy smokers diagnosed wit
added Jan 8, 2016 21:40

[UK] Nine in 10 lung disease deaths 'linked to smoking'

More than one million people in the UK are living with chronic lung diseases linked to smoking, according to Public Health England (PHE). The new figures also suggest nearly nine out of 10 of the 25,000 annual deaths from chronic obstructive pulmonary d
Press Association (uk)
added Dec 29, 2015 18:40

Amoebas Reveals How Human Airway Cells Rally Against Cigarette Smoke Damage

The humble amoeba, Dicty, has opened a new path, say Kliment et al., to understand the mechanism by which human airway cells protect themselves against cigarette smoke. New pathways, new targets, and new treatments are all badly needed against this so fa
American Society for Cell Biology
added Dec 14, 2015 15:58

Announcement: National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Awareness Month — November 2015

(COPD), which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis, makes breathing difficult for millions of persons in the United States (1). November is National COPD Awareness Month, an observance supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's cam
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 19, 2015 23:12

[Asia, Hong Kong] Adolescent E-Cigarette Use Tied To Breathing Problems

Adolescents who reported using e-cigarettes were about 30 percent more likely to report respiratory symptoms than those who never used e-cigarettes, in a study from China. The increased risk of breathing problems - like a cough or phlegm - varied dependi
Reuters Health
added Nov 12, 2015 14:56
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