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Restrict or Ban E-Cigarettes, Lung Societies Say

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
MedPage Today
added Jul 10, 2014 02:16
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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.
Science Direct
added May 27, 2014 12:20
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Connecting the dots: Tobacco use, diabetes, and tuberculosis

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
OpEd News (blog)
added May 27, 2014 09:20
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Donor lungs from heavy smokers 'safe for transplantation'

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
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 28, 2014 12:08
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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
American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology
added Jan 4, 2014 13:38
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Odor receptors discovered in lungs

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.
Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:33
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Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers dies at 74

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.
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 4, 2014 11:00
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Phil Everly, Half of Pioneer Rock Duo, Dies at 74

He died in a hospital in Burbank, near his home in Southern California, of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after lifelong smoking
New York Times
added Jan 4, 2014 10:55
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Taiwan warns of high incidence of disease linked to smoking

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
Want China Times (tw)
added Nov 20, 2013 12:31
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[Africa, South Africa] Pneumonia risk for babies of smokers

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.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 20, 2013 06:00
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