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[Pennsylvania] Gender differences in first and secondhand smoke exposure, spirometric lung function and cardiometabolic health in the old order Amish: A novel population without female smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

secondhand smoke exposure is associated with a greater burden of risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Sex differences in correlations could reflect differences in exposure patterns, mechanisms, or susceptibilities.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 9, 2017 14:44
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The effects of electronic cigarette aerosol exposure on inflammation and lung function in mice.

This study shows, for the first time, that exposure to e-cigarette aerosol during adolescence and early adulthood is not harmless to the lungs, and can result in significant impairments in lung function.
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.
added May 27, 2017 23:27
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Why smokers should make sure they eat their 5-a-day: Those who consume fruit and vegetables have a 40% lower risk of an incurable lung disease

Consuming five-a-day reduces their risk of getting chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by 40 per cent, a study found. Each extra portion then slashes the chances by an additional eight per cent, the new research suggests. Former smokers can al
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46
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Smoking cessation programs benefit patients prior to joint replacements

The researchers recommend that orthopaedic surgeons consider implementing smoking cessation programs, which may lead to better outcomes for this higher-risk patient population and reductions in health care costs. Their findings were presented March 16, 2
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46
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Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study

Quitting smoking before knee or hip replacement surgery may cut the risk of complications after surgery, a new study suggests. Instead of just telling people to quit smoking, these findings suggest that doctors should guide people into pre-surgery smoki
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 17, 2017 16:51
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[UK] The battle for breath - the economic burden of lung disease

Our report, Estimating the economic burden of respiratory illness in the UK, reveals the financial cost of lung disease to the NHS, patients and the economy. The report supports our battle for breath campaign. We're pushing for a new strategy to improve
British Lung Foundation (uk)
added Mar 16, 2017 13:26
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Estimating the economic burden of respiratory illness in the UK (PDF)

This report shows that lung disease costs the UK over £11 billion each year, in costs to the NHS and in lost productivity. In addition, there is the huge personal cost in lost years of good health. These costs and suffering have national signific
British Lung Foundation (uk)
added Mar 16, 2017 13:26
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[UK] Lung disease costs the United Kingdom £11bn every year - report

New figures show lung disease is costing the UK more than £11bn every year, prompting criticism the NHS and governments are not doing enough to tackle one of the country's biggest killers. A report by the British Lung Foundation (BLF) says, despite such
Sky News (uk)
added Mar 16, 2017 13:21
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Citric acid has the potential to produce respiratory sensitisers in e-cigarette vapor

The use of citric acid in e-liquids needs to be investigated to further understand its potential to form potentially harmful anhydrides in the vapour. Citric acid occurs naturally in the body, is 'generally recognised as safe' in the USA, and is used in
Science Magazine
added Mar 14, 2017 02:54
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Citric acid has the potential to produce respiratory sensitisers in e-cigarette vapor

The use of citric acid in e-liquids needs to be investigated to further understand its potential to form potentially harmful anhydrides in the vapour... Provided by: R&D at British American Tobacco
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 10, 2017 17:19
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