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[UK] Comic Relief ends investing in arms, tobacco and alcohol firms

Comic Relief will no longer invest in tobacco, arms or alcohol companies, after reviewing its investments... Target TB believes that smoking may be responsible for more than 20% of TB cases worldwide. Panorama also found that while raising funds in 2009,
BBC Online
added May 29, 2014 10:49

Connecting the dots: Tobacco use, diabetes, and tuberculosis

Dr Usman cautioned that, "TB presents itself differently in people with diabetes. They may not develop fever or cough, but just have uncontrolled blood sugar despite good diabetes treatment. ... The caution signal is very clear: Tobacco use in any form i
OpEd News (blog)
added May 27, 2014 09:20

[Hong Kong] Watch: Horrific video shows what smoking REALLY does to the lungs after just 60 cigarettes - and it could help you kick the habit for good

Ryan Au, a teacher in Hong Kong, made the video to show students how dangerous smoking is after becoming concerned by his students starting Shows two sets of lungs - one 'inhaling' clean air and the other 'smoking' After the 'smoking' lungs have had 60 c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 27, 2014 10:41
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Diet Tied to Better Breathing in COPD Patients

People with certain chronic lung diseases might breathe a bit easier when their diets contain healthy foods like fruits and fish, a new study suggests. Researchers found that among nearly 2,200 adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), th
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 28, 2014 23:39

Exercise Linked to Improved Bladder Cancer Survival

A past history of smoking was also linked to a tripled likelihood of dying from bladder cancer compared to those who never smoked, the researchers added. However, while the study found an association between exercise, smoking and survival rates, it did
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 21, 2014 14:40

Cigarette smoking and male sex are risk factors for ocular sarcoidosis

"Risk factors for ocular sarcoidosis have not been well studied," said lead author Adam Janot, MD, of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond. "Accordingly, we reviewed the cases of 109 patients with biopsy-proven sarcoidosis
added May 20, 2014 12:53

Dyspnea increases long-term mortality risk

Individuals with dyspnea, or shortness of breath, have an increased long-term mortality risk ... Smoking, male sex, and elevated BMI were also associated with an increased mortality risk. "Dyspnea may be a sign of lung disease, heart disease, or a number
added May 20, 2014 14:14
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For pregnant smokers, vitamin C supplements improve lung function of newborn

Supplemental vitamin C taken by pregnant smokers improved measures of lung function for newborns and decreased the incidence of wheezing for infants through 1 year, according to a study published by JAMA. The study is being released early online to coinc
added May 20, 2014 07:10

Prosonix to Present Results of Phase 2 Clinical Study of PSX1002 in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) at the American Thoracic Society Meeting

developing a portfolio of inhaled Respiratory Medicines by Design, announces that it will present results from its Phase 2 clinical study with PSX1002 in patients with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) at the 2014 American Th
PR Newswire
added May 15, 2014 11:40

Association of the CAT-262C>T polymorphism with asthma in smokers and the nonemphysematous phenotype of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

The present study indicates that the CAT gene is involved in the common pathogenesis underlying adult-onset asthma in smokers and the nonemphysematous type of COPD.
Science Direct
added May 27, 2014 12:20
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