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The Relationship Between Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Airflow Obstruction in US Children [FREE FULL TEXT]

Current TSE was not independently associated with airflow obstruction in school-aged children. Prenatal TSE was associated with airflow obstruction in children with asthma. Repeated studies into potential mediators and confounders of this relationship ar
Chest
added Mar 6, 2018 18:31
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Mothers who smoke while pregnant contribute to the severity of asthma and poor lung function in their children

A new study published in the journal CHEST® highlights the burden of obstructive lung disease in US children and implicates tobacco smoke exposure (TSE) through maternal smoking during pregnancy as more strongly associated with worse lung function than cu
AlphaGalileo Foundation (uk)
added Mar 6, 2018 18:28
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Maternal smoking during pregnancy contributes to asthma severity and poor lung function in kids

highlights the burden of obstructive lung disease in US children and implicates tobacco smoke exposure (TSE) through maternal smoking during pregnancy as more strongly associated with worse lung function than current, ongoing TSE in school-aged children
News-Medical.net
added Mar 5, 2018 20:14
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[Canada] E-cigarettes: A new hazard for children and adolescents

Electronic cigarettes and fluid (e-cigarettes, e-fluid) are hazardous materials that when inhaled or ingested may pose significant health risks to children and adolescents. ...Most inhalation cases reported e-cigarette use 2 to 3 days/week, and e-cigaret
Paediatrics & Child Health
added Mar 10, 2018 20:41
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[UK] Vapers are more likely to get pneumonia, study finds - as evidence mounts that e-cigarettes are not 'risk free'

For the study, researchers led by Dr Jonathan Grigg, a professor of pediatric respiratory and environmental medicine, asked 17 people who vaped regularly to smoke an e-cigarette in the lab. They found that vaping increased levels of a molecule produced
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:23
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Vaping may help pneumonia-causing bacteria invade airways

People who smoke e-cigarettes might have an increased risk of developing pneumonia because the vapor could help bacteria stick to cells lining the airways, a small experiment suggests.
Reuters
added Mar 2, 2018 00:17
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[UK] New operation destroys tiny nerves in lungs to ease breathing: Former police officer, 57, explains how treatment helped his problem

The airways in my lungs had become inflamed over time, most likely as a result of smoking. I’d started at 18... With more than three million people in the UK with COPD, it’s the second most common lung disease after asthma. About 90 per cent of those aff
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 23:38
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Chronic E-cigarette Exposure Alters the Human Bronchial Epithelial Proteome

We conclude that chronic vaping exerts marked biological effects on the lung and that these effects may in part be mediated by the PG/VG base. These changes are likely not harmless and may have clinical implications for the development of chronic lung dis
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Mar 2, 2018 18:40
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[Asia, India] 29-year-old Mumbai engineer smokes ‘magic coal’ hookah, gets severe chest infection 

The IT engineer had been smoking hookahs fired with ‘magic coal’ – charcoal chunks doused in chemicals to make it burn faster – for two months. He was hospitalised two weeks ago to treat breathlessness, respiratory failure and severe chest infection. Dr
Hindustan Times (in)
added Feb 23, 2018 17:02
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[UK] Dame Beulah Bewley obituary / Physician who played a key role in improving the place of female doctors in Britain’s medical establishment

Her research project on smoking among primary school children – which made the link between cigarettes, poor attainment and lung disease – was later expanded for a medical degree...She was involved with Action on Smoking and Health
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 16:36
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