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[UK] E-cigarettes 'increase the risk of flu and pneumonia'

Using electronic cigarettes may harm the body’s defences against pneumonia and flu, according to a new study. The research, which reopens the debate on the dangers and benefits of e-cigarettes, suggests the vapour produced by the devices can compromise t
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 5, 2015 06:23

[UK] E-cigarettes are 'not a safe alternative'

Tests on mice showed "vaping" fumes caused damage to lungs and caused the animals to become far more susceptible to respiratory infections. And their immune responses to both viruses and bacteria were weakened by such an extent that some animals died.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 5, 2015 06:22

Healthy Diet May Be Linked to Lower Risk of Lung Disease

Researchers tracked more than 120,000 men and women..."But up to one-third of COPD patients have never smoked, suggesting that other factors are involved," Varraso said. "This novel finding supports the importance of diet in COPD [development]."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 4, 2015 11:49

NCHS Data Brief: Cigarette Smoking and Lung Obstruction Among Adults Aged 40–79: United States, 2007–2012

46.2% of adults aged 40–79 with lung obstruction currently smoked cigarettes. About 41% with mild and 55% with moderate or worse obstruction were current smokers. A similar percentage of men and women with lung obstruction, overall and at each level of s
National Center for Health Statistics
added Jan 7, 2015 14:05

Do any of the currently available treatments for COPD improve survival from COPD? Discuss.

Do any of the currently available treatments for COPD improve survival? That was the question MedPage Today asked four experts:
MedPage Today
added Dec 18, 2014 04:19

What proportion of patients with COPD also have asthma and discuss the role of asthma?

MedPage Today
added Dec 2, 2014 20:10

[Indonesia, Spain] Experts Urge Jokowi to Ratify Tobacco Control Convention

Ehsan Latif, tobacco control director at the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (Union), told the Jakarta Globe that signing the World Health Organization’s Framework Conventional of Tobacco Control (FCTC) should be a top priority
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:56

Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study

While picking up a prescription for cholesterol-lowering medication, about one in 20 people with conditions such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or high blood pressure will also purchase cigarettes, a new study finds. Six percent
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 21, 2014 10:14

[Florida] Breathing easier

Five years later, with 28-percent lung capacity, Blackford entered the Pulmonary Therapy program at Bayfront Health Brooksville to learn new breathing techniques. This was her second time in the program and she admitted that she needed the guidance, disc
Hernando (FL) Today
added Oct 11, 2014 20:52

[Vermont] KNEIPP: Smoke-free zones are safety zones for some

When someone with asthma or COPD coughs or shows signs of difficulty breathing after being around smoke, it isn’t to be passive aggressive or rude. It is because the smoke causes a physical reaction which makes it difficult to breathe. If you smoke and ar
Brattleboro (VT) Reformer
added Sep 8, 2014 11:52
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