Headlines Tagged with COPD/Lungs — 1,343 headlines found
Doug Brugge tells us otherwise in his new book Particles in the Air: The Deadliest Pollutant Is the One You Breathe Every Day (Springer). In fact, he points out that three of the ten top causes of ill health and death worldwide are due to particulate matt
Sep 20, 2018 Tufts University
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
the younger child developed pneumonia and had to be on a ventilator, yet “the parents refused to engage with us about quitting smoking, pharmacotherapy for cessation, or about not letting their children be exposed to cigarette smoke,” he wrote. In retro
Sep 17, 2018 New York Times
added Sep 17, 2018 11:42
a daughter’s suit alleging that her father contracted mesothelioma after exposure to asbestos may proceed, a federal judge in Kansas held Sept. 10 (Nancy Little, et al. v. The Budd Co., No. 16-4170, D. Kan.).
Sep 12, 2018 Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2018 03:01
Electronic cigarette vapour enhances pneumococcal adherence to airway epithelial cells under abnormal conditions of exposure
led authors to conclude that e-cigarette use has the potential to increase susceptibility to pneumococcal infection. Unfortunately, the evidence presented in the paper is inadequate to provide much confidence in this conclusion.
Sep 12, 2018 European Respiratory Journal
added Sep 12, 2018 16:33
air-liquid-interface (ALI) ... cultures can be used to measure the modulation of mucin production, secretion, and clearance, disturbances that are manifested in tobacco smoke-related diseases, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Sep 10, 2018 Toxicology
added Sep 10, 2018 23:41
Cytotoxic effects of heated tobacco products (HTP) on human bronchial epithelial cells [FREE FULL TEXT]
Using limited cytotoxic measures, the HTP showed reduced cytotoxicity relative to a combustible cigarette but higher toxicity than an e-cigarette. More comprehensive testing is needed to determine long-term effects of inhaling emissions from HTP.
Sep 5, 2018 Tobacco Control
added Sep 6, 2018 02:32
They tested 29 nonsmokers, 71 smokers without lung disease, and 58 smokers with the lung condition chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The study found that the lungs of both groups of smokers could be harmed by levels of air pollution consider
Sep 5, 2018 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 5, 2018 02:07
Liquid nitrogen isn't toxic, but its extremely low temperature can cause severe damage to skin and internal organs if mishandled or consumed, the FDA said in a news release. Inhaling the vapor released by liquid nitrogen in food or drinks can also cause
Aug 30, 2018 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 1, 2018 00:51
We are surprised that unproven and potentially dangerous e-cigarettes are being promoted at a time when there have been substantial cuts to successful public health services including smoking cessation services.
Aug 29, 2018 British Medical Journal
added Aug 30, 2018 21:14
IQOS is associated with significant pulmonary and immunomodulatory toxicities with no detectable differences between conventional cigarette smokers and those who were switched to IQOS in Philip Morris International’s studies. Philip Morris International a
Aug 27, 2018 Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 21:37