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Taking Her Breath Away: The Rise of COPD in Women

This report examines the burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), also known as emphysema and chronic bronchitis, among women.
American Lung Association
added Aug 1, 2013 20:48
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[UK] Docs should help TB patients stop smoking

Doctors working with tuberculosis patients should also offer them support for smoking cessation, a new report published in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggests.
Health-E (za)
added May 30, 2013 07:07
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Chronic cough as a neuropathic disorder

In this Personal View, we argue that chronic cough is a neuropathic disorder that arises from neural damage caused by a range of inflammatory, infective, and allergic factors. In support of this idea, we discuss evidence of successful treatment of chroni
The Lancet (uk)
added May 7, 2013 08:34
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Dust Is in the Air: Effects of Occupational Exposure to Mineral Dust on Lung Function in a 9-year Study

Individual smoking habits and occupational dust exposure had a negative impact on lung function. To reduce the risk of loss of respiratory capacity, smoking cessation is especially recommended to workers exposed to quartz dust. Moreover, stricter limit v
Lung
added Apr 25, 2013 13:00
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[UK] Smoking Raises Risk of Lung Disease in RA

Risk factors for the development of interstitial lung disease among patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) included male sex, smoking, and seropositivity, a researcher reported here. In contrast to RA patients overall, where there is a large female pred
MedPage Today
added Apr 24, 2013 09:27
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Smoking poses TB risk to young

The link between tobacco consumption and tuberculosis could do for the developing world what lung cancer – among the most commonly cited smoking-related diseases – did in the west: drastically reduce smoking rates.
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 28, 2013 12:02
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The Effect of a Smoking Ban on Hospitalization Rates for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Conditions in Prince Edward Island, Canada

A comprehensive smoking ban in PEI reduced the overall mean number of acute myocardial infarction admissions and the trend of angina hospital admissions.
Elites TV
added Mar 9, 2013 20:51
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Reduced Lung Function in Infancy Associated With Wheezing Later in Life

"Unexpectedly, we observed that a reduced vmaxFRC at age 1 month was associated with increased risk for wheeze only in young adults who were also current smokers," the authors wrote. "These results suggest that reduced early airway function and later exp
P\S\L Group (ca)
added Feb 19, 2013 12:11
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Johns Hopkins Lung Researchers Create New Air Sacs in Mouse Model of Emphysema Using a Novel Growth Factor

The scientists say their experiments may lead to the first successful treatments to regrow the air sacs in people who suffer from diseases such as emphysema in which the air sacs have been destroyed by years of smoking. The work may also suggest new thera
Johns Hopkins Medicine
added Feb 18, 2013 06:11
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers offered lung ageing tests to help quit

The Scotsman (uk)
added Feb 18, 2013 04:38
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