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[Canada] Cigarette smoke impacts genes linked to health of heart and lungs

New insights into why obese cigarette smokers experience a high risk of heart disease suggest that cigarette smoke affects the activity of hundreds of key genes that both protect the heart and lungs and expose them to damage. The study, published in ACSâ
Canada Free Press (ca)
added Jul 10, 2013 12:34

Search of: Stem cells AND Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease | Open Studies - List Results

Clinical (NIH and FDA)
added Jul 9, 2013 11:25

HARTMANN: Lack of ambition for tobacco-free Europe is 'alarming'

If policy-makers continue to sit on their hands, the chronic lung and airways disease COPD will become the world's third biggest killer by 2030. Instead the EU should introduce robust tobacco controls, says campaign group (uk)
added Jul 11, 2013 07:09

Fewer Hospitalizations for C.O.P.D. Patients

The primary factor keeping people with C.O.P.D. out of hospitals is more effective treatment. “We have better medications now,” Dr. Sharma said, listing a host of examples like long-acting bronchodilators, inhaled steroids and combination drugs introduce
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 28, 2013 17:29

The 3 Deadliest Diseases Caused by Smoking

nothing stands out as more glaring than the deaths that are directly attributable to cigarette smoking -- an average of 443,000 annually between 2000 and 2004, according to the CDC. Today I propose to examine the three most deadly diseases caused by cigar
Motley Fool
added Jul 5, 2013 21:58

[Georgia] LETTER: Stop the smoke

I lost 25 percent of my lung capacity from secondhand smoke exposure working in bars and restaurants while I was in college. Many college students work in these ... I urge city leaders to make our city’s bars smoke-free to give everyone a chance at havi
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jun 23, 2013 11:38

Ex-Smokers Live Longer After Surgery

* Smokers who quit a year or more prior to major surgery reduce their risk of life-threatening postop complications. * Note that risks of 30-day postoperative arterial and respiratory events were still elevated in past smokers, though less so compared
MedPage Today
added Jun 21, 2013 06:32
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[UK] Groundbreaking research into conditions

There are a range of conditions that are likely to overwhelm the NHS in the coming years. Amy McMullen looks at the groundbreaking research that is being developed to try to hold back the tide
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jul 9, 2013 11:19

Taking Her Breath Away / The rise of COPD in women (PDF)

changing gender roles and aggressive targeted cigarette advertising contributed to a dramatic increase in smoking rates among women. Sadly, those old TV ads that declared to women “you’ve got your own cigarette now,” have resulted in a steep rise in COPD
American Lung Association
added Aug 1, 2013 20:55

American Lung Association Report: Women at Greater Risk of COPD

Women are 37 percent more likely to have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than men and now account for more than half ... Foremost, the rise of COPD in women is closely tied to the success of tobacco industry marketing. Cigarette smoking was
American Lung Association
added Aug 1, 2013 20:49
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