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Vitamin C Improves Health Of Babies Born To Smoking Mothers

According to a new study, presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting in Washington D.C., vitamin C was shown to lower the risk of lung problems in babies who were born to mothers that smoked during their pregnancy, Everyday Health reported.
Medical Daily
added May 5, 2013 22:15

Vitamin C may head off lung problems in babies born to pregnant smokers

If a woman absolutely can't kick the habit, taking vitamin C during pregnancy may improve her newborn's lung function and prevent wheezing in the first year of life, according to a study to be presented Saturday, May 4, at the Pediatric Academic Societies
Medical Xpress (
added May 4, 2013 13:58

[Pennsylvania] Donor Smoking and Recipient Obesity Tied to Higher Rates of Death and Lung Injury After Lung Transplantation

Penn Medicine Study Uncovers Novel Risk Factors that will Help to Improve Lung Transplant Risk Assessment
University of Pennsylvania Health System
added Mar 7, 2013 14:53

LARSON: The Use of Smokers' Lungs in Organ Transplants

Yes, there may be a drastic shortage of organs, but does it mean that any organ is suddenly a safe organ?
NYULocal (blog)
added Feb 23, 2013 20:32

Boomers' Health Fails to Measure Up to Parents'

Boomers have lower rates of heart attack and emphysema, and are less likely to smoke cigarettes, the study reported. King noted that the reduction in smoking -- from 28 percent of the population to 21 percent -- shows the value of conducting a concerted p
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 16, 2013 20:46

[Pakistan] Secondhand smoke ups asthma risk

Babies exposed to cigarette smoke are at increased risk for developing childhood respiratory diseases such as asthma, according to a new study.
The News (pk)
added Jan 20, 2013 10:11

[UK] Double-lung transplant gran’s warning to smokers

A GRANDMOTHER who owes her life to a double-lung transplant wants to urge people to stop smoking. Anne Slevin had smoked for more than 30 years — from the age of 14 until she quit seven years ago when she was diagnosed with emphysema.
This is Bolton / Bolton Evening News (BEN) (uk)
added Dec 26, 2012 23:05

[Vietnam] Smoking gets blame for high bronchitis rate

Cigarette smoking is blamed for a high 7 per cent per cent rate of chronic bronchitis in Vietnamese men. The disease, also known as emphysema or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), often causes shortness of breath and leads to a high rate of st
Vietnam Net
added Dec 12, 2012 13:22

[Greece, UK] Just a few minutes of exposure to second-hand smoke is enough to stop you breathing properly

Airways narrow almost immediately, reducing the amount of oxygen the body takes in / Effects worst for children as their breathing is faster and lungs less developed
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 23, 2012 16:11

Greek Study: Secondhand Smoke Danger in 20 Minutes

Heavy concentrations of secondhand smoke, such as those found in bars and cars, can lead to airway restriction for bystanders within 20 minutes of exposure, according to a Greek study presented at CHEST 2012, the annual meeting of the American College of
Greek Reporter
added Oct 23, 2012 06:51
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