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[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
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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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The Effect of a Smoking Ban on Hospitalization Rates for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Conditions in Prince Edward Island, Canada

A comprehensive smoking ban in PEI reduced the overall mean number of acute myocardial infarction admissions and the trend of angina hospital admissions.
Elites TV
added Mar 9, 2013 20:51
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Reduced Lung Function in Infancy Associated With Wheezing Later in Life

"Unexpectedly, we observed that a reduced vmaxFRC at age 1 month was associated with increased risk for wheeze only in young adults who were also current smokers," the authors wrote. "These results suggest that reduced early airway function and later exp
P\S\L Group (ca)
added Feb 19, 2013 12:11
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Johns Hopkins Lung Researchers Create New Air Sacs in Mouse Model of Emphysema Using a Novel Growth Factor

The scientists say their experiments may lead to the first successful treatments to regrow the air sacs in people who suffer from diseases such as emphysema in which the air sacs have been destroyed by years of smoking. The work may also suggest new thera
Johns Hopkins Medicine
added Feb 18, 2013 06:11
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers offered lung ageing tests to help quit

The Scotsman (uk)
added Feb 18, 2013 04:38
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[Indonesia] The Union grants $4500 for tobacco control in Palembang

International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) provides US$4,500 in grants for tobacco control to the Palembang administration. The grant will be delivered in two stages. “Palembang is the champion for tobacco control program. They
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jan 19, 2013 17:59
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[Pakistan] Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of chronic lung diseases

Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of COPD (Chronic Obstructive Airway Disease) in Pakistan, said experts in a programme organized to commemorate world chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) at Dow University of Health Science. Speakers includin
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Nov 23, 2012 15:00
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Pakistan Chest Society marks World COPD Day

The Federal Chapter of the Pakistan Chest Society (PCS) organised a seminar for specialist doctors, general practitioners and other health professionals to commemorate the World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Day here in a local hotel on Sa
The News (pk)
added Nov 18, 2012 11:01
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New Patient Resource Released for COPD Awareness Month

If you were asked, "What is the third leading cause of death in America?" Would you know that the answer is COPD? If not, you're not alone. That's why the American Lung Association is doing what it can this November - COPD Awareness Month - to raise awar
American Lung Association
added Nov 10, 2012 19:59
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