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[Asia, India] Smokers with a persistent cough are urged to get tested for TB

“Cough” shows that tobacco consumption and exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke increases the risk of TB and of dying from the disease. A key barrier totimely diagnosis and treatment among smokers is the assumption that a cough is related to their smoking
The Health Site (in)
added Mar 16, 2018 17:58
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Lungs, marijuana and cancer

Why it is thorny to study the effects of Cannabis sativa, also called marijuana. People who smoke both marijuana and tobacco make study outcomes difficult. Which one caused what? It’s hard for researchers to set standards to measure effects of illegal ma
Portsmouth (OH) Daily Times
added Feb 22, 2018 16:37
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Long-Term E-Cigarette Use Could Increase Pneumonia Risk

The studies suggest that, just like conventional cigarette smoke, inhaled e-cigarette vapor increases the risk of airway bacterial infection. When researchers examined the effects of e-cigarette vapor exposure on airway epithelial cells expressing plat
MedPage Today
added Feb 9, 2018 18:29
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Eating three apples or two tomatoes each day can repair the damage caused by SMOKING and also slow down the natural aging of the lungs, reveals study (but only if they are fresh...)

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 22, 2017 16:20
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[UK] 'Too much smoking probably': BBC guest is accidentally broadcast live to the nation sharing his views on the death of Keith Chegwin aged 60

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a condition in which the lungs become scarred...instead of the weatherman's voice, viewers heard a man saying: 'too much smoking probably'. Social media users were quick to spot the distasteful blunder. Phillip God
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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Coal company loses 4th Circuit challenge to black-lung benefits award

a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals also rejected Westmoreland Coal Co.’s claim that Herskel Stallard...suffered from a smoking-related condition, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, rather than black-lung disease.
Reuters
added Dec 3, 2017 19:31
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[Europe] EU’s approach to COPD remains focused on tobacco control

Despite alarming figures, the European Commission does not plan specific targets or a harmonised approach for the prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Instead, it says it will ensure tobacco control policies are properly implemente
EurActiv
added Nov 18, 2017 00:11
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[UK] E-cigarettes in patients with COPD: current perspectives [FREE FULL TEXT]

little is known about health consequences of EC use among COPD smokers and whether their regular use has any effects on subjective and objective COPD outcomes. In the current review, we discuss the current perspectives and literature on the role of ECs in
Dove Medical Press (uk)
added Nov 17, 2017 20:05
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Vibrating mask that helps you breathe easy: Device that shakes 100,000 times a second helps medication reduce symptoms faster

The device is a type of nebuliser - commonly used for inhaling medicine / A trial in the U.S. showed the device could reduce hospital admissions / The new Aerogen Solo mask has a 5mm-wide vibrating mesh with 1,000 perforations which shrinks the droplets
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:28
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[UK] GRIFFITHS: Air pollution is killing us. As a GP I welcome this new charge on drivers

for example, with banning smoking in public places. We know this approach works: the smoking ban has delivered major improvements in public health, reducing rates of pre-term birth by about 4%, childhood hospital admissions for asthma by 10% and pneumonia
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 24, 2017 13:29
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