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Study Shows Biomarker Panel Boosts Lung Cancer Risk Assessment for Smokers

A four-protein biomarker blood test improves lung cancer risk assessment over existing guidelines that rely solely upon smoking history, capturing risk for people who have ever smoked, not only for heavy smokers, an international research team reports in
Newswise
added Jul 16, 2018 14:22
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Stem cell therapy drug may protect against smoke-related COPD symptoms

A drug used in stem cell therapy to treat certain cancers may also protect against cigarette smoke-induced lung injury. The study, published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology--Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, was chosen as an APS
EurekAlert
added Jul 5, 2018 16:33
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FIRS: guidance offered for protecting youth from e-cigarettes

Youth should be protected from electronic cigarettes and other nicotine delivery devices, according to a position statement from the Forum of International Respiratory Societies published online May 31 in the European Respiratory Journal.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 21, 2018 14:20
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COPD Risk From Secondhand Smoke May Be Linked With Lung Volume Variations

Researchers conducted an observational cross-sectional analysis of data from US airline flight crewmembers (256 included; 179 underwent cardiopulmonary exercise testing) from July 2007 to July 2015 who were exposed to secondhand smoke in the cabin enviro
PulmonaryAdvisor
added Jun 19, 2018 03:31
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ARCHIVE: Flavored e-cigarette liquids and cinnamaldehyde impair respiratory innate immune cell function

We conclude that cinnamaldehyde has the potential to impair respiratory immune cell function, illustrating an immediate need for further toxicological evaluation of chemical flavoring agents to inform regulation governing their use in e-liquid formulation
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.
added May 24, 2018 15:05
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Cutting back on cigarettes is futile: Study finds quitting will improve lung health - but smoking fewer does nothing

People who cut down on cigarettes thinking it will improve their lung health are actually putting themselves at greater risk of disease, new research shows. Heavy smokers who quit had lesser odds of suffering from lung disease than light smokers, a stu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 23, 2018 15:18
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American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE Heroes Share Their Stories to Inspire Action During National Women's Lung Health Week (May 6-12)

This May, the American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE initiative – nationally presented by CVS Health® – is highlighting the many faces of lung cancer. By sharing stories of LUNG FORCE Heroes – lung cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones – LUNG FO
PR Newswire
added May 8, 2018 15:24
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Poor Lung Function in Early Life Ups COPD Risk

factors affecting lung function during childhood, such as maternal smoking and childhood asthma, bronchitis, allergic rhinitis, and eczema, predisposed children to lung function decline and COPD.
MedPage Today
added Apr 12, 2018 18:09
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[Asia, India] Smokers with a persistent cough are urged to get tested for TB

“Cough” shows that tobacco consumption and exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke increases the risk of TB and of dying from the disease. A key barrier totimely diagnosis and treatment among smokers is the assumption that a cough is related to their smoking
The Health Site (in)
added Mar 16, 2018 17:58
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Lungs, marijuana and cancer

Why it is thorny to study the effects of Cannabis sativa, also called marijuana. People who smoke both marijuana and tobacco make study outcomes difficult. Which one caused what? It’s hard for researchers to set standards to measure effects of illegal ma
Portsmouth (OH) Daily Times
added Feb 22, 2018 16:37
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