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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Government has moved too slowly to regulate e-cigarettes, lead respiratory doc warns

Dr Stuart Jones says “the horse has bolted” because parents believe it’s safe – when it isn’t.
TVNZ (nz)
added Dec 12, 2018 16:20

Cancer Society reports reveals a susceptibility to lung cancer among Chinese Women

death rates due to cancer vary among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AANHPIs), with Chinese women, in particular, being more susceptible to lung cancer compared to other subgroups.
Patient Daily
added Dec 13, 2018 04:28

The link between smoking, gender, and COPD diagnosed prevalence

. In countries where the tobacco smoking rate among women is relatively similar to that among men, such as the US (28% in men and 24% in women in 2009 as reported by the World Health Organization) and Australia (22% in men and 19% in women in 2009), the p
Hospital Management (uk)
added Dec 12, 2018 00:28

Vitamin C may reduce harm to infants' lungs caused by smoking during pregnancy

Vitamin C may reduce the harm done to lungs in infants born to mothers who smoke during their pregnancy, according to a randomized, controlled trial published online in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medi
added Dec 7, 2018 16:15

Daily vitamin C pills could reduce damage done to unborn babies' lungs by pregnant mothers who smoke

Researchers say babies, whose mothers took 500mg of vitamin C daily, had healthier airways at three months old than those whose mothers did not. The team, led by Oregon Health & Science University, says the nutrient found in citrus fruits could provide
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:24

[UK] Britain has the ‘worse lung disease death rate than any other wealthy nation – except Denmark’, study finds

85,000 people die of lung cancer, pneumonia and emphysema in UK each year / Health experts say legacy of high female smoker rates in UK fuelled the problem / Smoking rates have dropped but health impact of old habits still present as lung cancer kills as
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 30, 2018 15:15

[UK] BITTER TASTE Vapers ‘at risk of irreversible POPCORN LUNG’ if they puff on flavoured e-cigarettes

VAPERS who puff on flavoured e-cigarettes could be putting themselves at risk of a dangerous condition called "popcorn lung", experts have warned. Flavoured e-cigarettes are increasing in popularity, prompting warnings they are encouraging teenagers to
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 21, 2018 14:50

Secondhand Pot Smoke Found in Kids' Lungs

If you're a pot-smoking parent and you think your kids aren't affected, think again. New research found evidence of secondhand marijuana smoke exposure in nearly half of children whose parents smoke the drug. "While the effects of tobacco smoke have bee
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 19, 2018 19:55

[India] Polluted Delhi air akin to death sentence, say doctors

"A child who is born in Delhi is taking in gulps of bad air which is equivalent to smoking 20 to 25 cigarettes on the first day of his life," said Arvind Kumar, a prominent Delhi lung surgeon.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 6, 2018 16:42

[Asia, Pakistan] ‘Secondhand tobacco smoke dangerous to health’

Shaikh, chairman of Foundation Assistant professor and Director Interventional Cardiology Isra University hospital said equally alarming was the fact that hundreds of people who have never smoked die each year from diseases caused by breathing second-hand
The News (pk)
added Nov 6, 2018 11:17
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