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Vaping is less harmful than conventional smoking

E-cigarette vapor does not change the ability of surfactant to reduce the surface tension, but does affect its microstructure. While e-cigarettes are significantly less disruptive to surfactant compared to conventional cigarettes, the observed lack of ch
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 21, 2017 13:50
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[Asia, Pakistan] ‘Smoking, pollution among main causes of lung diseases’

This was stated by experts at a seminar ‘Breathe in the Knowledge’ organised by the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS). The event was arranged in connection with World COPD Day. Speaking on the occasion, experts said that in Pakistan, the prevale
Daily Times (pk)
added Nov 20, 2017 15:12
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Electronic cigarette vapor alters the lateral structure but not tensiometric properties of calf lung surfactant [FREE FULL TEXT]

While both e-cigarette vapor and conventional cigarette smoke affect surfactant lateral structure, only cigarette smoke disrupts surfactant interfacial properties. The surfactant inhibitory compound in conventional cigarettes is tar, which is a product o
Respiratory Research
added Nov 21, 2017 13:52
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[Europe] A cough never killed anyone? Chronic lung diseases rank as second largest killer

Stricter rules on smoking, reimbursed anti-smoking programmes and smoke-free public places are among the ways to prevent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) from being a public health crisis, says Mikaela Odemyr.
EurActiv
added Nov 18, 2017 03:07
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[Europe] EU’s approach to COPD remains focused on tobacco control

Despite alarming figures, the European Commission does not plan specific targets or a harmonised approach for the prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Instead, it says it will ensure tobacco control policies are properly implemente
EurActiv
added Nov 18, 2017 00:11
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EDITORIAL: Corrective Statements From the Tobacco Industry: More Evidence for Why We Need Effective Tobacco Control (PDF)

We need to go further. There are simple measures that can be taken to protect our youth – such as restrictions on flavors and on marketing...How many of our youth need to fall victim to tobacco and nicotine before the FDA and other policy makers take the
American Thoracic Society (ATS)
added Nov 16, 2017 01:04
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Europe's 'invisible' killer, chronic lung disease

One in three MEPs signed a written declaration in 2016 ... It also called for better prevention, mainly by tackling smoking, and more "timely and accurate" diagnosis, including routine lung health and allergy tests.
EUobserver.com
added Nov 15, 2017 22:36
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GLANTZ: Implementing legalized marijuana needs to give protecting public health higher priority

This letter, sent to the San Francisco supervisor who is sponsoring legislation on how to implement legalized marijuana in San Francisco, urges her to keep public health issues in mind. So far, the health community has been all but absent from the publi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 10, 2017 22:06
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Relationship between spending on electronic cigarettes, 30-day use, and disease symptoms among current adult cigarette smokers in the U.S. [FREE FULL TEXT]

E-cigarette expenditures might be a more useful measure of intensity of e-cigarette use. The additional health effect of e-cigarette use or expenditures among smokers independent of the effect of CPD suggests that e-cigarette use adds adverse health effe
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Nov 8, 2017 17:50
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GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigarettes harm smokers more than just smoking cigarettes

This paper adds to the evidence that dual use of e-cigarettes with cigarettes is more dangerous than smoking cigarettes.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 8, 2017 17:49
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