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[Pakistan] Secondhand smoke ups asthma risk

Babies exposed to cigarette smoke are at increased risk for developing childhood respiratory diseases such as asthma, according to a new study.
The News (pk)
added Jan 20, 2013 10:11

[UK] Double-lung transplant gran’s warning to smokers

A GRANDMOTHER who owes her life to a double-lung transplant wants to urge people to stop smoking. Anne Slevin had smoked for more than 30 years — from the age of 14 until she quit seven years ago when she was diagnosed with emphysema.
This is Bolton / Bolton Evening News (BEN) (uk)
added Dec 26, 2012 23:05

[Vietnam] Smoking gets blame for high bronchitis rate

Cigarette smoking is blamed for a high 7 per cent per cent rate of chronic bronchitis in Vietnamese men. The disease, also known as emphysema or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), often causes shortness of breath and leads to a high rate of st
Vietnam Net
added Dec 12, 2012 13:22

[Greece, UK] Just a few minutes of exposure to second-hand smoke is enough to stop you breathing properly

Airways narrow almost immediately, reducing the amount of oxygen the body takes in / Effects worst for children as their breathing is faster and lungs less developed
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 23, 2012 16:11

Greek Study: Secondhand Smoke Danger in 20 Minutes

Heavy concentrations of secondhand smoke, such as those found in bars and cars, can lead to airway restriction for bystanders within 20 minutes of exposure, according to a Greek study presented at CHEST 2012, the annual meeting of the American College of
Greek Reporter
added Oct 23, 2012 06:51

[Malaysia] MDR-TB, tobacco control, Lung diseases to be in focus at 2012 global meet

More than 3,000 lung health experts and advocates from countries around the world will come together at the 43rd Union World Conference on Lung Health in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to discuss the latest opportunities and challenges in the fight against lung
Asian Tribune
added Sep 28, 2012 23:32

Vitamin D deficiency, Smoking, and Lung Function in the Normative Aging Study

Conclusions: Vitamin D deficiency was associated with lower lung function and more rapid lung function decline in smokers over 20 years in this longitudinal cohort of elderly men.
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Aug 23, 2012 13:44

Vitamin D May Delay Deterioration of Smokers' Lungs: Study

But supplements are no substitute for quitting, experts stress
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 3, 2012 18:31

Alveolar Hypoxia Promotes Murine Lung Tumor Growth through a VEGFR-2/EGFR-Dependent Mechanism

These studies showed that lung tumors arising in a hypoxic microenvironment express increased growth, angiogenic, and survival signaling that could contribute to the increased lung cancer risk in COPD.
Cancer Prevention Research
added Jul 25, 2012 10:00

[India] Beware! Passive smoking riskier than you think

For all those smokers out there, chances are you're not thinking about your child, spouse or others around you when you light up a cigarette. Think twice, say doctors.
Times of India
added Jun 28, 2012 12:24
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