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[Asia-pacific] Oceania & ASEAN Respiratory Market to Boost APAC Region Owing to Rising Chronic Respiratory Diseases - Asthma & COPD

The growth in ASEAN and Oceania respiratory devices and diagnostics market is anticipated to accelerate in coming years due to an increase in prevalence of chronic respiratory diseases like Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases (COPD), asthma and Obstruc
PR Newswire
added May 6, 2015 11:44
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[Italy] Dr. Polosa, Italian vapor and tobacco expert, reviews e-cigs in BMC Medicine

The newest edition of BMC Medicine includes a thorough review by Dr. Riccardo Polosa of the University of Catania, Italy, of numerous studies (including 9 in which he was an author) of respiratory function among users of e-cigarettes.
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Mar 24, 2015 11:31
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[Asia, Taiwan] Heavy-smoking 19-year-old male had pneumothorax scare

A 19-year-old male who recently suffered sudden sharp chest pain and difficulty breathing was diagnosed with pneumothorax, which his doctor said might have been caused by his heavy smoking habit.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Mar 18, 2015 15:43
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What Is COPD? Leonard Nimoy’s Death Serves As Cautionary Tale

The Star Trek star didn’t suffer alone. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the third biggest killer in the U.S., causing 149,205 deaths in 2013, according to the CDC. Nevertheless, many underestimate the disease or don’t fully understand it.
Inquisitr
added Feb 28, 2015 10:49
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Leonard Nimoy’s family to raise funds for COPD Foundation; late actor campaigned vs. smoking

Nimoy's grandchild Dani said he will put up special shirts on the ShopLLAP.com "where all of the proceeds will go to the COPD Foundation." "Hi all, as you all know, my Grandpa passed away this morning at 8:40 from end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:47
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ARCHIVE: VIDEO: Leonard Nimoy on contracting lung disease: ‘I was an Olympic championship smoker’

“The big advertising campaign for Camels was, ‘More doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette,’” Nimoy told Morgan, adding that they were billed as being good for one’s lungs.... I could smoke in the shower. I could smoke anyplace. It was part of my
Raw Story
added Feb 28, 2015 10:29
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Leonard Nimoy Death From Smoking: What Is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease? Star Trek Star Urged Fans To Quit Tobacco

A few days later, he rang the alarm again. "Smokers, please understand. If you quit after you're diagnosed with lung damage it's too late. Grandpa says learn my lesson. Quit now," he tweeted, adding, "I'm doing OK. Just can't walk distances. Love my life
IBTimes (uk)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:20
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Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' dies at 83

Last year, he disclosed on Twitter that he had been diagnosed with COPD, a progressive lung disease. "I quit smoking 30 years ago. Not soon enough," he tweeted to his 810,000 followers. "Grandpa says, quit now!!"
Reuters
added Feb 27, 2015 16:39
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1 in 5 Preemies With Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

High levels of nicotine were found in the hair of many children with premature birth-related lung disease whose parents claimed not to smoke, a new study finds. The lung disease bronchopulmonary dysplasia often occurs in children who were born prematurel
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 27, 2015 13:41
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[UK] E-cigarette flavourings damage the lungs - cinnamon vape juice found to be the most toxic

Dangerous emissions from flavourings used in e-cigarettes damage the lungs, according to a new study. Although safer than smoking real cigarettes, e-cigarettes are still toxic - with some flavourings causing more lung stress than others. "Our research
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 10, 2015 22:33
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