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Agricultural Pesticides May Affect Kids' Breathing

Early exposure to organophosphates could raise risk of COPD later...Raanan said the study adds exposure to organophosphate pesticides to the growing list of environmental exposures -- including air pollution, indoor cook-stove smoke and tobacco smoke -- t
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 4, 2015 21:23

Novel insights into the genetics of smoking behaviour, lung function, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (UK BiLEVE): a genetic association study in UK

we identified novel genetic causes of lung function and smoking behaviour. These results provide new insight into the specific mechanisms underlying airflow obstruction, COPD, and tobacco addiction, and show substantial shared genetic architecture underly
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 28, 2015 10:10

Kids with asthma fare worse when they live with smokers

Kids with asthma are more likely to have breathing problems and be hospitalized when they live with a smoker, a research review suggests. The team analyzed data from 25 studies that included a combined total of more than 430,000 children. Kids with asthm
added Sep 25, 2015 07:26

[Asia, India] Denied tobacco, youth kills sister in west Delhi

A man strangled his sister and later committed suicide in Dabri after an apparent argument over him not being allowed to have chewing tobacco. The family told police that he was suffering from tuberculosis and schizophrenia and was being treated at a gove
Times of India
added Sep 21, 2015 08:40

Does Air Pollution Kill? Experts sound off on two new studies linking pollution with early mortality

found that each increment of 10 mcg/m3 in exposure to fine particulates was associated with a 3% overall increased risk of death -- and for nonsmokers, the risk rose by 27% for deaths due to respiratory diseases.
MedPage Today
added Sep 17, 2015 11:56

[Asia] Prevention and management of lung cancer in China [FREE FULL TEXT]

a comprehensive, multidisciplinary process is needed among departments of respiratory diseases, thoracic surgery, medical imaging, pathology, etc, to follow individuals who have abnormal LDCT results. After a step-by-step expansion, most patients with lu
added Sep 3, 2015 11:32

[UK] 'I’d got to the point where I struggled for breath even while talking': The valve in your lungs to help you breathe

Then, two years ago, doctors told me about a new procedure, which involved putting special valves into the lungs to stop them over-inflating. The valves stop air getting to the damaged part of the lung but still allow air to be exhaled.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 1, 2015 22:39

Millions of Smokers May Have Undiagnosed Lung Disease

Fifty-five percent of those who pass lung function tests still have a respiratory impairment, researchers report. But, using advanced imaging techniques along with walking and quality-of-life tests can reveal early signs of chronic obstructive pulmonary
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 22, 2015 17:20

[UK] Smoking ban 'boosts child health'

Many thousands of children may have been spared serious illness and admission to hospital by the smoking ban in England, research has shown. The law making it illegal to smoke in public indoor places saw 11,000 fewer children being admitted to hospital e
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 09:15

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] New public service announcement on secondhand smoke launched

The Health Ministry officially launched a new public service announcement video on the dangers of secondhand smoke in coordination with the World Lung Foundation. The video is a response to the high number of passive smokers in Indonesia.
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 22, 2015 11:43
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