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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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[UK] Lung disease sufferer inspires 'Smokefree' campaign

A mother from Torquay has made an impassioned plea for people to stop smoking after her lung collapsed. She has thrown her support behind a hard-hitting campaign which encourages people to stop smoking by showing how their loved ones suffer.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 3, 2015 07:27
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Invion Announces Positive Interim Data from Its Phase II Clinical Trial of Oral Inv102 (nadolol) in Smoking Cessation

The blind-broken analysis shows clinically relevant changes in four biomarkers of inflammation in INV102 (nadolol) treated patients compared to placebo. For those patients receiving INV102 (nadolol):
PR Newswire
added Jan 19, 2015 10:30
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[Australia] Can Invion cough up the secret to quitting smoking?

Interim data for its early clinical trial successfully showed that the drug nadalol reduced markers of inflammation of the lungs that is associated with the rattly cough. The hope is that nadalol can be used in conjunction with smoking cessation aids lik
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jan 19, 2015 02:24
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[Australia] Smoking puts hundreds in hospital each year

GLADSTONE is home to more than 9500 smokers, and about 480 of them are hospitalised each year for the treatment of a deadly cigarette-related lung disease. An Australian Institute of Health and Welfare study reveals each year 398 to 480 Gladstone patien
Gladstone (QLD) Observer (au)
added Jan 18, 2015 21:17
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[New Zealand] Scientists unlock crucial mechanism driving colliding epidemics of smoking and tuberculosis

the white blood cells located in the lungs of smokers and ex-smokers, which are responsible for fighting infections, showed a weakened response to the TB infection. In the smoker’s lungs, these cells malfunction, and fail to make the chemical messengers t
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:15
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CHEST Foundation Launches Campaign to Encourage People With COPD to Live Well / "Take Control. Live Well." Provides Educational and Lifestyle Management Resources

As part of National COPD Awareness Month in November, the campaign aims to encourage people with COPD to live well by adopting healthy lifestyles, working with their health-care providers to manage their symptoms, and taking charge of their condition on a
PR Newswire
added Oct 23, 2014 14:24
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[UK] Oldham gran finally stubs out habit after smoking 292,000 cigarettes over 40 years

Audrey Shearing, from St Mary's in Oldham, started smoking when she was 23 and has puffed her way through an estimated 292,000 cigarettes over the last four decades. But the 68-year-old has now quit after a health scare earlier this year.
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Sep 26, 2014 08:05
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CHEST, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. aim to bring COPD awareness to Hispanic population with new campaign "Tome Un Respiro" Campaign Provides Spanish-Language Resources and Support

to raise awareness among Hispanics in the U.S. about the prevalence, treatment options, and disease management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This COPD awareness campaign offers Spanish-language materials, information, and resources that
PR Newswire
added Sep 15, 2014 13:47
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