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Immediate effects of cigar smoking on respiratory mechanics and exhaled biomarkers; differences between young smokers with mild asthma and otherwise healthy young smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

CS has immediate effects on pulmonary function. Mild asthma predisposes to higher increase of peripheral resistance(increased fdr). In otherwise healthy smokers, central resistance(R20Hz) is more affected. FENO levels are not significantly affected by CS
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:24
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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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#ECFS2018 – Tobacco Smoke Exposure Greatly Speeds Loss of Lung Function in Children with CF, Study Reports

CF News Today
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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Coal lobby fights black-lung tax as disease rates surge

The researchers examined 1,000 black-lung benefit applications and found that coal miners judged “potentially eligible” for benefits smoked at higher rates that those who did not qualify. Medical experts dispute the association’s argument, saying the di
Reuters
added Jun 4, 2018 14:24
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Vaping A Gateway To Cigarettes For Youth, Experts Say, Want Flavors Banned

The Forum of International Respiratory Societies published a statement detailing the dangers of electronic cigarettes when used by children and adolescents. The group of respiratory doctors and scientists from six continents called for a ban on flavors a
Medical Daily
added Jun 1, 2018 23:58
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‘Frivolous Lawsuit Conspiracy’ Whistleblowers Wanted, Potential $100,000 Reward

John Uustal...book, “Corporate Serial Killers,” he tells the story of his fight for a woman whose life was destroyed by smoking, and how the system conspired to deprive his ailing client of the money that could have saved her life, through a lung transpla
Whistleblower News Review
added Jun 1, 2018 14:57
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Nicotine proteome effects: Tissue-specific alterations

scientists have found that up to 126 proteins in seven tissue types were affected by oral exposure of mice to nicotine, sending warning signals to consumers who smoke electronic cigarettes under the misapprehension that they are safe. Many consumers who
spectroscopyNOW
added Jun 1, 2018 14:05
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Despite USPSTF Recommendations, Lung Screening Rates Low Among Heavy Smokers

A retrospective analysis conducted by researchers at the University of Louisville has found that less than 2% of the more than 7.5 million eligible smokers were screened for lung cancer in 2016 despite recommendations by the United States Preventive Serv
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Jun 2, 2018 00:02
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Electronic cigarette use in youths: a position statement of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies

we recommend that electronic cigarettes be regulated as tobacco products and included in smoke-free policies. Sale of electronic cigarettes should be barred to youths worldwide. Flavouring should be prohibited in electronic cigarettes, and advertising acc
European Respiratory Journal
added Jun 4, 2018 15:01
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[UK] E-cigarette timebomb: Vaping is highly addictive and could cause a major health crisis in decades to come, warn lung experts

E-cigarettes could spark a major health crisis in decades to come... The panel of lung experts – from the Forum of International Respiratory Societies – wants flavourings banned as part of tougher restrictions on vaping products. They also want parks
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 1, 2018 13:28
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