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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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Maternal E-cigarette Exposure in Mice Alters DNA Methylation and Lung Cytokine Expression in Offspring.

we found that e-cigarette exposure during pregnancy adversely affected maternal and offspring lung health. As this occurred with both nicotine free and nicotine containing e-vapour the effects are likely due to by-products of vaporisation rather than nic
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Oct 21, 2017 19:50
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[UK] E-cigarettes can trigger deadly lung diseases as easily as tobacco products, study says

compared saliva samples from tobacco smokers, e-cigarette smokers and nonsmokers. Researchers found that e-cigarette smokers were likely to develop lung diseases such as COPD and cystic fibrosis and that the devices are no better for people than regular
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 20, 2017 18:14
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E-cigarettes may trigger unique and potentially damaging immune responses

E-cigarettes appear to trigger unique immune responses as well as the same ones that cigarettes trigger that can lead to lung disease...this study looked at possible biomarkers of harm in the lungs. "Our results suggest that e-cigarettes might be just as
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 20, 2017 14:48
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E-cigarette use and asthma in a multiethnic sample of adolescents

• E-cigarette use is associated with a higher likelihood of asthma. • Findings are independent of cigarette smoking, marijuana use, and other covariates. • Native Hawaiians, other Pacific Islanders, Filipinos had higher rates of asthma.
Preventive Medicine
added Sep 30, 2017 01:38
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Kids' Colds Linked to Asthma, Lung Problems Later

Researchers also aim to study how medications and exposure to second-hand smoke between respiratory infections may affect lung function and asthma.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 20, 2017 03:48
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Chronic Cigarette Smoke-Induced Epigenomic Changes Precede Sensitization of Bronchial Epithelial Cells to Single-Step Transformation by KRAS Mutations

We define how chronic cigarette smoke-induced time-dependent epigenetic alterations can sensitize human bronchial epithelial cells for transformation by a single oncogene. The smoke-induced chromatin changes include initial repressive polycomb marking of
Cell
added Sep 12, 2017 11:16
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Respiratory tract infections in young children linked to asthma and worse lung function

we want to study the roles played by antibiotics, paracetamol and exposure to second-hand smoke in the relationships between respiratory tract infections and lung function or asthma.
EurekAlert
added Sep 10, 2017 20:05
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