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A Nationwide Assessment of the Association of Smoking Bans and Cigarette Taxes With Hospitalizations for Acute Myocardial Infarction, Heart Failure, and Pneumonia [FREE FULL TEXT]

Previous studies may have overestimated the relation between smoking bans and hospitalizations and underestimated the effects of cigarette taxes.
Medical Care Research and Review
added Feb 14, 2017 10:37
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[UK] Health experts back vaping as healthier alternative to regular cigarettes

The new findings also show that to be safe it is necessary for smokers to switch over completely to e-cigarettes or nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). Study participants who failed to make a clean break still had significant amounts of tobacco-related
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 7, 2017 00:07
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[Jordan] Argileh smokers prone to symptoms of ‘distressed respiratory system’ — study

Regular argileh smoking is associated with a reporting of substantially more respiratory symptoms in young adults, according to a new study conducted by the King Hussein Cancer Center’s (KHCC) Cancer Control Office.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jan 12, 2017 18:14
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Revealed: George Michael battled secret lung problems ever since suffering a serious bout of pneumonia in 2011

A source has now said his lungs never fully recovered from that serious bout of pneumonia. ...The source added: 'George made no secret about how much he smoked. Smoking can seriously affect the lungs and dramatically increases the risk of infection.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 30, 2016 05:58
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Menopause tied to faster decline in women’s lung function

"Someone with lungs damaged by smoking who has no symptoms at age 30 may have symptoms of her lung disease later in life as her lung function declines with age," Jacoby said by email. "The message, an obvious one, is to avoid smoking to avoid damaging yo
Reuters
added Dec 8, 2016 02:23
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IONTOX and British American Tobacco announce collaboration to develop Lung-Liver-Lung model

US-based biotech company IONTOX and British American Tobacco have entered into a collaboration to develop a lung-liver-lung model with a simulated blood system to study the impact of tobacco and nicotine products on lung health. Cigarette smoking is ass
BAT Science.com
added Dec 3, 2016 02:21
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[UK] Why is heart disease still killing millions every year?

Smoking kills 6 million annually and although its use is falling the number of smokers worldwide has increased from 721 million in 1980 to 967 million in 2012. In secondary prevention, a single measure – controlling low-density lipoproteins in those who h
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 8, 2016 19:14
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Chain-Smoking Robot Destroys Its ‘Lungs’ for Science

Now, scientists from Harvard University think they have found an ideal stand-in for their research. They combined a robot built to smoke cigarettes with a human lung-on-a-chip to yield the combination of a realistic environment and a controlled subject th
Discover Magazine
added Oct 29, 2016 14:35
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Matched-Comparative Modeling of Normal and Diseased Human Airway Responses Using a Microengineered Breathing Lung Chip [FREE FULL TEXT]

The smoking airway-on-a-chip represents a tool to study normal and disease-specific responses of the human lung to inhaled smoke across molecular, cellular and tissue-level responses in an organ-relevant context.
Cell
added Oct 27, 2016 21:46
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[UK] Sparking fierce debate: Smoking-related lung disease could cost NHS more than £2 BILLION

Estimates suggest that by 2030 1.3 million in England and 120,000 people in Scotland will suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which causes breathing difficulties and persistent coughing, according to mathematical modelling.
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 6, 2016 18:03
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