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Nearly 4 Million Worldwide Die Each Year From Asthma, COPD

"Although much of the burden [from these illnesses] is either preventable or treatable with affordable interventions, these diseases have received less attention than other prominent non-communicable diseases like cardiovascular disease, cancer or diabet
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 18, 2017 01:23
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[Asia, India] Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Led To 3 Million Deaths Worldwide In 2015: Study

ozone and second-hand smoke, leading the authors to call for public health interventions to bring down air pollution and further reduce global smoking rates. "Conversely, the causes of asthma are less clear, but include smoking and asthma-causing allerge
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:46
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[Pennsylvania] Gender differences in first and secondhand smoke exposure, spirometric lung function and cardiometabolic health in the old order Amish: A novel population without female smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

secondhand smoke exposure is associated with a greater burden of risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Sex differences in correlations could reflect differences in exposure patterns, mechanisms, or susceptibilities.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 9, 2017 14:44
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Characterization of the Vitrocell® 24/48 aerosol exposure system for its use in exposures to liquid aerosols

The Vitrocell® 24/48 aerosol exposure system can be used for exposures to liquid aerosols, such as those generated by electronic cigarettes. However, our results indicate that, compared with aerosol studies of cigarettes, a higher variability is to be ex
Toxicology in Vitro
added May 5, 2017 12:40
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Acute exposure to Vype vapor has limited impact on gene expression in human lung cells

the profile of genes that are switched on and off can be used to understand whether exposure to an aerosol has had a toxic effect Scientists at [BAT] used nicotine as a reference point and exposed MucilAir™, a realistic in vitro 3D model of a human airwa
EurekAlert
added Apr 18, 2017 16:48
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[Ohio] Hookah smoking can kill lung cells: UC research

Reminder to anyone walking the flossy groves of the University of Cincinnati: Its facilities will be tobacco-free starting May 1. And if you’re thinking of indulging instead in a smoke from a hookah, a UC graduate student’s research will give pause.
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Apr 17, 2017 18:30
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[Florida] Woman suffers collapsed lung from secondhand smoke

A woman named Destiny Frye posted on Facebook her experience with secondhand smoke. It has gone viral with almost 40,000 shares. Click here to see her Facebook post Frye wrote that one minute she was standing in the kitchen and the next she was in the
WMAZ TV (Macon, GA)
added Apr 14, 2017 00:12
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Electric hookah heating pads could be worse than charcoal for health

The gooey, flavorful tobacco in hookah pipes is normally burned with specially made charcoal briquettes, which can contain heavy metals or other toxins. But a study by UC graduate student Ryan Saadawi found that a popular alternative – electric heating d
ScienceBlog
added Apr 4, 2017 17:34
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Why smokers should make sure they eat their 5-a-day: Those who consume fruit and vegetables have a 40% lower risk of an incurable lung disease

Consuming five-a-day reduces their risk of getting chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by 40 per cent, a study found. Each extra portion then slashes the chances by an additional eight per cent, the new research suggests. Former smokers can al
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46
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Estimating the economic burden of respiratory illness in the UK (PDF)

This report shows that lung disease costs the UK over £11 billion each year, in costs to the NHS and in lost productivity. In addition, there is the huge personal cost in lost years of good health. These costs and suffering have national signific
British Lung Foundation (uk)
added Mar 16, 2017 13:26
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