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Neutrophil-associated activation markers in healthy smokers relates to a fall in DLCOand to emphysematous changes on high resolution CT

Vol. 95, No. 5, May 2001 ISSN: 0954-6111 pp. 363-373 (doi:10.1053/rmed.2001.1050) 
Respiratory Medicine
added May 7, 2001 00:00
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[Asia, Pakistan] ‘Smoking, pollution among main causes of lung diseases’

This was stated by experts at a seminar ‘Breathe in the Knowledge’ organised by the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS). The event was arranged in connection with World COPD Day. Speaking on the occasion, experts said that in Pakistan, the prevale
Daily Times (pk)
added Nov 20, 2017 15:12
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[Europe] EU’s approach to COPD remains focused on tobacco control

Despite alarming figures, the European Commission does not plan specific targets or a harmonised approach for the prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Instead, it says it will ensure tobacco control policies are properly implemente
EurActiv
added Nov 18, 2017 00:11
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[Asia-pacific, China] Lung disease patients call for oxygen tanks to be allowed on Hong Kong public buses

The lung disease typically affects smokers, construction workers and people exposed to second-hand smoke. Patients who require an oxygen tank to aid their breathing are limited in mobility by the capacity of their tanks and how quickly they use up the ox
South China Morning Post
added Oct 29, 2017 16:49
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E-Cigarette Use Causes a Unique Innate Immune Response in the Lung Involving Increased Neutrophilic Activation and Altered Mucin Secretion.

Together, our results indicate that e-cigarette use alters the profile of innate defense proteins in airway secretions, inducing both similar and unique changes relative to cigarette smoking. These data challenge the concept that e-cigarettes are a healt
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Oct 26, 2017 17:06
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[UK] The Lancet Commission on pollution and health

The Lancet Commission on pollution and health addresses the full health and economic costs of air, water, and soil pollution. Through analyses of existing and emerging data, the Commission reveals pollution’s severe and underreported contribution to the
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 24, 2017 13:31
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Combined Impact of Smoking and Early-Life Exposures on Adult Lung Function Trajectories

Besides accelerating adult FEV1 decline, cigarette smoking also modifies how early-life exposures impact on both midlife FEV1 and FVC. These findings are consistent with smoking impairing pulmonary development during adolescence or early adulthood, thereb
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Oct 21, 2017 19:50
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Vaping Elicits Immune Response in Lungs

Sputum samples from e-cigarette users and cigarette smokers both exhibited elevated neutrophil activity associated with chronic inflammatory lung diseases like COPD, reported Mehmet Kesimer, PhD, of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine Cen
MedPage Today
added Oct 20, 2017 18:18
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: This breathtakingly bad health stat should be part of your election decision video

In the lead-up to polling day, Unicef NZ is looking at four key issues... The state of New Zealand's homes has a lot to do with that high rate. So we encourage action to improve the state of New Zealand's housing and provide safer environments for those c
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 9, 2017 15:21
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[UK-Scotland] Smoke-free laws benefit child health – study

Children needing hospital treatment due to chest infections may have dropped by as much as a fifth since anti-smoking laws were introduced, research suggests. A study led by the University of Edinburgh and the Erasmus University Medical Centre in the Ne
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added Sep 6, 2017 02:43
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