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[Europe] Correlation between e-cigs and respiratory function explained by experts

Two public health experts comment about three quotes pertaining to e-cigarettes and respiratory function, that were extracted from studies quoted at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress conference.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 17, 2017 01:01
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[New Zealand] 'I felt so guilty': Mother, 25, who smoked through her first pregnancy and left her daughter with breathing problems kicks the habit for the birth of her second child

New Zealand mother Dayna Allen - who smoked at least 10 cigarettes a day for 10 years - fell pregnant to her daughter Kayla at the age of 19. But just hours after her birth, the little girl was hooked to a ventilator for her respiratory system after she
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 01:17
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[UK] Vaping in pregnancy increases a child's risk of asthma even if the e-cigarettes are nicotine free

'Our study demonstrates that maternal vaping is associated with impaired lung function and an increased risk of asthma in offspring.' Asthma affects around 5.4million people in the UK. It has no cure and can cause deadly attacks if poorly controlled.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:28
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[Europe] MOST COMMON E-CIG REFILLS CONTAIN RESPIRATORY IRRITANTS, AND PEOPLE WHO SMOKE AND USE E-CIGS ARE MORE LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS

Two new studies presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress highlight the risks associated with using e-cigarettes, especially for those who also smoke conventional cigarettes. One study examined 122 of the most commonly sold e-c
European Lung Foundation (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 13:52
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Chronic Cigarette Smoke-Induced Epigenomic Changes Precede Sensitization of Bronchial Epithelial Cells to Single-Step Transformation by KRAS Mutations

We define how chronic cigarette smoke-induced time-dependent epigenetic alterations can sensitize human bronchial epithelial cells for transformation by a single oncogene. The smoke-induced chromatin changes include initial repressive polycomb marking of
Cell
added Sep 12, 2017 11:16
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[Europe, Italy, Sweden] E-cig refills contain irritants, and people who smoke and use e-cigs suffer more symptoms

Milan, Italy: Two new studies presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress highlight the risks associated with using e-cigarettes, especially for those who also smoke conventional cigarettes. One study examined 122 of the most c
EurekAlert
added Sep 11, 2017 03:11
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Respiratory tract infections in young children linked to asthma and worse lung function

we want to study the roles played by antibiotics, paracetamol and exposure to second-hand smoke in the relationships between respiratory tract infections and lung function or asthma.
EurekAlert
added Sep 10, 2017 20:05
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: This breathtakingly bad health stat should be part of your election decision video

In the lead-up to polling day, Unicef NZ is looking at four key issues... The state of New Zealand's homes has a lot to do with that high rate. So we encourage action to improve the state of New Zealand's housing and provide safer environments for those c
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 9, 2017 15:21
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[Florida] Mistrial Dashes Punitive Proceedings Over RJR's Role in Trucker's Smoking-Related Death

declared a mistrial in punitive proceedings against R.J. Reynolds for the role it played in the fatal respiratory disease of a Florida long-haul trucker. Hardin v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007-CA-46973. “I’ve been mulling about this, and I believe I’m going to gr
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 8, 2017 15:48
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Smoking bans linked to drop in child hospital admissions

Childhood chest infections needing hospital care may have dropped by as much as 20 per cent since anti-smoking laws were introduced, research suggests. The findings add to previous evidence that tobacco control policies are associated with reductions in
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 6, 2017 15:53
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