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E-cigarettes may trigger unique and potentially damaging immune responses

E-cigarettes appear to trigger unique immune responses as well as the same ones that cigarettes trigger that can lead to lung disease...this study looked at possible biomarkers of harm in the lungs. "Our results suggest that e-cigarettes might be just as
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 20, 2017 14:48
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[UK] The Lancet Commission on pollution and health

The Lancet Commission on pollution and health addresses the full health and economic costs of air, water, and soil pollution. Through analyses of existing and emerging data, the Commission reveals pollution’s severe and underreported contribution to the
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 24, 2017 13:31
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Do Smoking Bans Decrease Child Hospital Admissions?

Recent studies determine whether public smoking bans decrease the amount of children being admitted to the hospital for lower respiratory tract infections. Smoking has a direct impact on the respiratory system. The toxins and carcinogens found in cigare
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Oct 18, 2017 02:45
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Combined Impact of Smoking and Early-Life Exposures on Adult Lung Function Trajectories

Besides accelerating adult FEV1 decline, cigarette smoking also modifies how early-life exposures impact on both midlife FEV1 and FVC. These findings are consistent with smoking impairing pulmonary development during adolescence or early adulthood, thereb
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Oct 21, 2017 19:50
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Indian one-man band blows, strums and sings against smoking

Indian musician Gladson Peter strums the ukulele while blowing into a harmonica and smashing a cymbal using his foot as children from one of Asia's biggest slums clap and cheer. Peter, who can play 45 instruments, claims to be India's only one-man band
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:21
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BATEMAN: PUFF, PUFF, RECHARGE. E-CIGARETTES ARE BOOMING, AND CHINA IS GROUND ZERO

I walk into the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center and I’m blasted by wafts of vapor. So are 36,000 other people. A woman waves emissions away from her face as one does secondhand smoke. Disc-jockeys play tunes. Models in jean shorts, cropped shir
Digital Trends
added Oct 3, 2017 23:48
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Maternal E-cigarette Exposure in Mice Alters DNA Methylation and Lung Cytokine Expression in Offspring.

we found that e-cigarette exposure during pregnancy adversely affected maternal and offspring lung health. As this occurred with both nicotine free and nicotine containing e-vapour the effects are likely due to by-products of vaporisation rather than nic
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Oct 21, 2017 19:50
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GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigs cause asthma on top of the effects of smoking cigs

in Preventive Medicine. This paper adds to the growing case that e-cigarettes have adverse effects on lung health and health in general. The odds of having asthma are increased by about 50% among adolescents who are using e-cigarettes, controlling for c
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:35
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Respiratory Disease Death Rates Have Soared

"Tobacco smoking is a major contributor to chronic respiratory disease mortality," she said. "But there is often a substantial lag between initiating smoking and experiencing negative health outcomes, so the increase and peak in smoking prevalence that o
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 29, 2017 17:54
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E-cigarette use and asthma in a multiethnic sample of adolescents

• E-cigarette use is associated with a higher likelihood of asthma. • Findings are independent of cigarette smoking, marijuana use, and other covariates. • Native Hawaiians, other Pacific Islanders, Filipinos had higher rates of asthma.
Preventive Medicine
added Sep 30, 2017 01:38
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