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Association Between Smoke-Free Legislation and Hospitalizations for Cardiac, Cerebrovascular, and Respiratory DiseasesClinical Perspective: A Meta-Analysis

Conclusions—Smoke-free legislation was associated with a lower risk of smoking-related cardiac, cerebrovascular, and respiratory diseases, with more comprehensive laws associated with greater changes in risk.
added Nov 7, 2012 10:47

[UK] E-cigarettes 'may damage lungs'

The news is based on a press release of preliminary findings of a small study investigating the short-term effects of smoking an ‘e-cigarette’, commonly known as ‘vaping’. The study looked at the lung function of non-smokers and smokers with and without
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Oct 8, 2012 04:11

[Greece, UK] Electronic cigarettes 'could damage your lungs' as they cause less oxygen to be absorbed by the blood

The devices were found to cause an immediate rise in airway resistance in the lungs - meaning less oxygen is absorbed by the blood. On average the effect lasted for ten minutes, a report presented at the European Respiratory Society's Annual Congress in
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 4, 2012 12:25

[Greece] LATE-BREAKING ABSTRACT: Acute effect of e-cigarette on pulmonary function in healthy subjects and smokers

These data show that there is an immediate effect of a single e-cigarette smoking. Further studies are needed to establish the immediate and long-term effects of an e-cigarette smoking.
European Respiratory Society (ch)
added Sep 27, 2012 03:25

[Greece] E-cigarettes can damage the lungs, experts warn

New research has shown that despite electronic cigarettes being marketed as a potentially safer alternative to normal cigarettes, they are still causing harm to the lungs.
added Sep 2, 2012 14:05

[Europe, Greece] Electronic Cigarettes Cause Damage to Lungs, Study Finds

E-cigarettes, electronic tubes that simulate the effect of smoking by producing nicotine vapor, caused an immediate increase in airway resistance, lasting for 10 minutes, making it harder for participants to breathe, researchers from the University of At
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Sep 2, 2012 13:08

[Iran] Hookah Effects as Harmful as Cigarettes, Study Finds

Wheeze, cough, chest tightness evident in those who smoke using either method
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 31, 2012 17:40

[Iran] Water pipe smoking has the same respiratory effects as smoking cigarettes

A new study published in the journal Respirology reveals that water pipe smoking, such as hookah or bong smoking, affects lung function and respiratory symptoms as much as cigarette smoking.
added Sep 2, 2012 14:07

[India] Sick Homes, Sick People

Dirty air in homes, particularly in poor homes, is responsible for a range of diseases for millions of people, according to the World Health Organization, and while poor air is primarily associated with poverty-stricken homes, it can affect people conside
Asia Sentinel (hk)
added Aug 30, 2012 10:11

[Israel] Iran study: Water pipes as dangerous as cigarettes

Iranian researchers at Mashhad University of Medical Science -- who have just published a study on the matter in the journal Respirology -- have found that nargilas are just as harmful to lung function and the respiratory system as conventional tobacco pr
Jerusalem Post
added Aug 30, 2012 09:51
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