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[UK] 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 (PHE). The new figures also suggest nearly nine out of 10 of the 25,000 annual deaths from chronic obstructive pulmonary d
Press Association (uk)
added Dec 29, 2015 18:40
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Amoebas Reveals How Human Airway Cells Rally Against Cigarette Smoke Damage

The humble amoeba, Dicty, has opened a new path, say Kliment et al., to understand the mechanism by which human airway cells protect themselves against cigarette smoke. New pathways, new targets, and new treatments are all badly needed against this so fa
American Society for Cell Biology
added Dec 14, 2015 15:58
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Announcement: National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Awareness Month — November 2015

(COPD), which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis, makes breathing difficult for millions of persons in the United States (1). November is National COPD Awareness Month, an observance supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's cam
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 19, 2015 23:12
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Adolescent E-Cigarette Use Tied To Breathing Problems

Adolescents who reported using e-cigarettes were about 30 percent more likely to report respiratory symptoms than those who never used e-cigarettes, in a study from China. The increased risk of breathing problems - like a cough or phlegm - varied dependi
Reuters Health
added Nov 12, 2015 14:56
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Reduced Benefit of Recent Smoking Cessation for Thoracoscopic Lobectomy

For thoracoscopic lobectomy, brief smoking cessation (30 days or less) provides no immediate advantage and may actually increase complications. Proactive initiation of smoking cessation counselling at first patient contact is essential. Delay of surgery u
Chest
added Nov 12, 2015 14:42
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Adolescent e-cigarette use tied to breathing problems

Adolescents who reported using e-cigarettes were about 30 percent more likely to report respiratory symptoms than those who never used e-cigarettes, in a study from China. The increased risk of breathing problems - like a cough or phlegm - varied depend
Reuters
added Nov 10, 2015 23:05
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People With Schizophrenia Face Much Higher Risk of Early Death

Lifestyle habits such as smoking greatly up the odds for heart disease, cancer and COPD, study finds
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 29, 2015 12:49
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Rebuttal From Drs Avdalovic and Murin [FREE FULL TEXT]

We completely concur with Dr Middlekauff that e-cigarettes should be required to meet product and safety standards and be subject to premarketing and postmarketing Food and Drug Administration testing. We would further add that promotion of these devices
Chest
added Oct 21, 2015 11:29
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[Asia] Heart and respiratory diseases are India's biggest killers

Heart and respiratory diseases have gradually become silent killers for Indians, according to the recent Global Burden of Disease Study. High blood pressure, pollution, smoking and alcohol, have become risk factors that will further cut the life-expectan
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 13, 2015 11:04
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[California] 'She's lost her spark': Sir Tom Jones reveals reclusive wife's battle with depression but insists their marriage is 'solid' after 58 years

at their Los Angeles home Linda has retreated into herself, smoking heavily and doing so away from others to avoid filling their living rooms with cigarette fumes. She has developed emphysema, has had cancer scares, and has become increasingly immobile, p
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 5, 2015 23:15
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