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Smoking more than doubles chance of tuberculosis recurrence, study shows ($$)

heavy smoking more than doubles the risk that someone who has been cured of TB once will develop the disease again. So-called recurrent TB cases are tougher and...
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 25, 2014 05:04

Study: Your Lungs Can Smell

But unlike the odor receptors in your nose, which send a message to the brain, the receptors in your lung cause the airways to constrict when a pungent or caustic odor such as cigarette smoke is sensed.
Voice of America (
added Jan 4, 2014 13:35

Effects Of Secondhand Smoke On Fetus - Oneindia Boldsky

study in the medical journal Pediatrics, just being around other smokers can increase the risk of harming your unborn baby. There are studies that proves the effects of secondhand smoke on fetus where certain genetic mutations in babies are linked to toba (in)
added Dec 13, 2013 15:41

[Sweden] Distribution of T cell subsets in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of patients with mild to moderate COPD is dependent on current smoking status and not airway obstruction

Current smoking status has a greater impact than airway obstruction on the distribution of T cell subsets in BAL of patients with mild to moderate COPD. This must be considered when the role of T cells in COPD is evaluated. Our results stress the importan
added Dec 2, 2013 14:42

Taking Her Breath Away: The Rise of COPD in Women

This report examines the burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), also known as emphysema and chronic bronchitis, among women.
American Lung Association
added Aug 1, 2013 20:48

[UK] Docs should help TB patients stop smoking

Doctors working with tuberculosis patients should also offer them support for smoking cessation, a new report published in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggests.
Health-E (za)
added May 30, 2013 07:07

Chronic cough as a neuropathic disorder

In this Personal View, we argue that chronic cough is a neuropathic disorder that arises from neural damage caused by a range of inflammatory, infective, and allergic factors. In support of this idea, we discuss evidence of successful treatment of chroni
The Lancet (uk)
added May 7, 2013 08:34

Dust Is in the Air: Effects of Occupational Exposure to Mineral Dust on Lung Function in a 9-year Study

Individual smoking habits and occupational dust exposure had a negative impact on lung function. To reduce the risk of loss of respiratory capacity, smoking cessation is especially recommended to workers exposed to quartz dust. Moreover, stricter limit v
added Apr 25, 2013 13:00

[UK] Smoking Raises Risk of Lung Disease in RA

Risk factors for the development of interstitial lung disease among patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) included male sex, smoking, and seropositivity, a researcher reported here. In contrast to RA patients overall, where there is a large female pred
MedPage Today
added Apr 24, 2013 09:27

Smoking poses TB risk to young

The link between tobacco consumption and tuberculosis could do for the developing world what lung cancer – among the most commonly cited smoking-related diseases – did in the west: drastically reduce smoking rates.
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 28, 2013 12:02
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