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Warning over cherry flavoured e-cigarettes: Study finds they irritate the airways more than other types - and even tobacco

Cherry flavoured e-cigarettes were found to have 'signfiicantly higher' levels of benzaldehyde - a respiratory irritant - than other flavours, according to a new study One in particular - benazaldehyde - is routinely used in food and cosmetics, and is a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2016 18:14
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New data from cities with high levels of air pollution indicate that air quality inside venues where people smoke is worse than outdoors

Research carried out in six cities with dangerous levels of air pollution indicates that air quality inside venues that allow smoking is even worse than outdoors. The study, published today in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research, was co-authored by t
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Jan 28, 2016 20:33
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High Ozone Levels Dangerous for Critically Ill: Study

563 of them developed acute respiratory disease syndrome (ARDS)...The researchers also found that ozone was significantly associated with ARDS in current smokers, but not in nonsmokers.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 8, 2016 03:14
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[UK] Herts County Council spearheads campaign against 1,500 'needless deaths' from smoking each year

Every year, 1,500 people in Herts die needlessly of a condition caused by smoking, and about 440 of these deaths are because of a smoking-related lung disease known as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). The county council is backing a nationa
Herts & Essex News: Observer (uk)
added Jan 4, 2016 16:21
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[UK] VIDEO: 35000 smokers suffering lung disease problems in South Yorkshire

More than 35,000 people in South Yorkshire are having their lives blighted by chronic lung diseases caused by smoking, new figures have revealed. Figures released by Public Health England also show that more than 2,000 people in the county died between 2
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 4, 2016 04:06
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[UK] Video: COPD warning - 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. The new figures also suggest nearly nine out of 10 of the 25,000 annual deaths from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 4, 2016 04:05
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Implanted Lung Valves Show Promise in Some Emphysema Patients

Study finds more success when stricter criteria used in selecting who gets the treatment
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 10, 2015 17:55
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Agricultural Pesticides May Affect Kids' Breathing

Early exposure to organophosphates could raise risk of COPD later...Raanan said the study adds exposure to organophosphate pesticides to the growing list of environmental exposures -- including air pollution, indoor cook-stove smoke and tobacco smoke -- t
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 4, 2015 21:23
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Novel insights into the genetics of smoking behaviour, lung function, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (UK BiLEVE): a genetic association study in UK

we identified novel genetic causes of lung function and smoking behaviour. These results provide new insight into the specific mechanisms underlying airflow obstruction, COPD, and tobacco addiction, and show substantial shared genetic architecture underly
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 28, 2015 10:10
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Kids with asthma fare worse when they live with smokers

Kids with asthma are more likely to have breathing problems and be hospitalized when they live with a smoker, a research review suggests. The team analyzed data from 25 studies that included a combined total of more than 430,000 children. Kids with asthm
Reuters
added Sep 25, 2015 07:26
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