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[UK] The effect of electronic cigarette and tobacco smoke exposure on COPD bronchial epithelial cell inflammatory responses

Conclusion: ECVE caused toxicity and reduced the antiviral response to poly I:C. This raises concerns over the safety of e-cig use.
Dove Medical Press (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 21:42
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[South Africa] CASTRO / DAIN: Turning the tide on avoidable deaths in Africa

Nowhere are the battle lines between public health authorities and Big Tobacco... In September, the United Nations will hold a High-Level meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases as well as the first ever High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis, now the biggest i
Daily Maverick (za)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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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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[India] Campaign launched to warn of dangerous link between tobacco and TB

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), during the End-TB Summit here, has re-launched 'Cough,' a national mass media campaign to warn citizens about the links between TB and tobacco use. 'Cough' shows that tobacco consumption and exposure to
ANI (in)
added Mar 16, 2018 17:55
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Smoke-damaged airway tissue restored on switching to glo

A new lab-based study has shown that when airway cells damaged by cigarette smoke are exposed instead to glo vapour, the biological effects caused by smoke exposure are reversed. glo is British American Tobacco's tobacco heating product (THP). It is des
EurekAlert
added Mar 14, 2018 23:18
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Hookah Smoking Carries a Poisoning Risk

About 100 cases of carbon monoxide poisoning caused by hookahs have been reported in the United States and other countries, according to Dr. Diane Calello. She's medical director of the Poison Control Center at the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School's dep
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 14, 2018 17:16
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Teen Scientists Win $1.8 Million at Regeneron Science Talent Search 2018 with Top Awards for Novel Research on Crop Blight, Vaping and Rare Disease

Second place and $175,000 went to Natalia Orlovsky, 18... exposure to e-cigarette vapors did not change a lung cell's DNA, as does cigarette smoke, Natalia found that fluids of varying flavors and nicotine content did produce a potent stress response ass
PR Newswire
added Mar 14, 2018 21:15
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Current tobacco smoke exposure doesn't obstruct peds airflow

Current tobacco smoke exposure (TSE) is not associated with airflow obstruction among school-aged children, while prenatal smoking is associated with airflow obstruction in children with asthma, according to a study published in the March issue of Chest.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 12, 2018 14:47
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Relationships Between Secondhand Smoke Incursion and Wheeze, Rhinitis, and Eczema Symptoms in Children Living in Homes Without Smokers in Multi-Unit Housing

Conclusions More than half of the children’s homes in MUH without smokers had SHS incursion. SHS incursion into homes was associated with wheeze, rhinitis, and eczema symptoms in children.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 10, 2018 17:39
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Relationships Between Secondhand Smoke Incursion and Wheeze, Rhinitis, and Eczema Symptoms in Children Living in Homes Without Smokers in Multi-Unit Housing

Implications Children living in multi-unit housing (MUH) can be exposed to secondhand smoke (SHS) from smoke transferred from neighboring units with smokers. This study found that more than half of the children’s homes without smokers in MUH had SHS incu
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 9, 2018 19:30
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