Headlines Tagged with COPD/Lungs — 1,264 headlines found
should be restricted or even banned, pending better safety data, lung societies urged. The American Thoracic Society and American College of Chest Physicians joined their counterpart organizations in the Forum of International Respiratory Societies in a
Jul 9, 2014 MedPage Today
added Jul 10, 2014 02:16
Association of the CAT-262C>T polymorphism with asthma in smokers and the nonemphysematous phenotype of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
The present study indicates that the CAT gene is involved in the common pathogenesis underlying adult-onset asthma in smokers and the nonemphysematous type of COPD.
May 10, 2014 Science Direct
added May 27, 2014 12:20
Dr Usman cautioned that, "TB presents itself differently in people with diabetes. They may not develop fever or cough, but just have uncontrolled blood sugar despite good diabetes treatment. ... The caution signal is very clear: Tobacco use in any form i
May 26, 2014 OpEd News (blog)
added May 27, 2014 09:20
patients transplanted with lungs from donors who smoked or were heavy smokers did not experience any severe negative outcomes following surgery, compared with patients transplanted with lungs from donors who did not smoke. The United Network for Organ Sh
Feb 27, 2014 Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 28, 2014 12:08
Cigarette Smoke-Induced Disruption of Bronchial Epithelial Tight Junctions is Prevented by Transforming Growth Factor-Beta
Cigarette smoke exposure, the major risk factor for COPD, is suggested to impair tight junction integrity; however, detailed mechanisms thereof remain elusive. Here, we investigated whether cigarette smoke extract (CSE) and transforming growth factor (TGF
Jan 4, 2014 American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology
added Jan 4, 2014 13:38
Instead of sending nerve impulses to your brain that allow it to “perceive” the acrid smell of a burning cigarette somewhere in the vicinity, they trigger the flask-shaped neuroendocrine cells to dump hormones that make your airways constrict.
Jan 2, 2014 Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:33
died Friday in Burbank of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his wife, Patti Everly, told The Times. He was 74. “We are absolutely heartbroken,” she said, noting that the disease was the result of a lifetime of cigarette smoking.
Jan 4, 2014 Los Angeles Times
added Jan 4, 2014 11:00
He died in a hospital in Burbank, near his home in Southern California, of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after lifelong smoking
Jan 4, 2014 New York Times
added Jan 4, 2014 10:55
Taiwan's Health Promotion Administration called on smokers to put out their cigarettes Tuesday, citing data that links Taiwan's high incidence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with the prevalence of smoking among men and secondhand smoke inhalatio
Nov 20, 2013 Want China Times (tw)
added Nov 20, 2013 12:31
Babies of smoking mothers are more likely to be born prematurely and have extremely low birth weight, and are more prone to pneumonia, than those of non-smoking mothers. That is the finding of a UCT lung health study.
Nov 19, 2013 Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 20, 2013 06:00