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Study: Your Lungs Can Smell

But unlike the odor receptors in your nose, which send a message to the brain, the receptors in your lung cause the airways to constrict when a pungent or caustic odor such as cigarette smoke is sensed.
Voice of America (
added Jan 4, 2014 13:35

Want a good night's sleep? Quit smoking: Cigarette smoke disrupts the body clock

‘This study has found a common pathway whereby cigarette smoke impacts both pulmonary and neurophysiological function,' said Dr Irfan Rahman from the University of Rochester Medical Centre in New York. Dr Rahman and his colleagues found tobacco smoke af
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 7, 2014 08:55

Odor receptors discovered in lungs: Just like ones in the nose, but instead of conjuring up a cup of coffee they might make you cough

Unlike the receptors in your nose, which are located in the membranes of nerve cells, the ones in your lungs are in the membranes of neuroendocrine cells. Instead of sending nerve impulses to your brain that allow it to "perceive" the acrid smell of a bur
added Jan 4, 2014 13:39

Odor receptors discovered in lungs

Instead of sending nerve impulses to your brain that allow it to “perceive” the acrid smell of a burning cigarette somewhere in the vicinity, they trigger the flask-shaped neuroendocrine cells to dump hormones that make your airways constrict.
Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:33

[Australia] No compo for ex-soldier who smoked to 'fit in with fellow troops'

former Australian soldier who claimed he developed lung disease after taking up smoking in the Army to ''fit in'' with fellow troops has lost a bid for workers' compensation.
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Jan 3, 2014 17:29

U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline: Report

Cancer death rates continue to decline in the United States, mainly because anti-smoking efforts have caused a drop in lung cancer deaths, researchers report. From 2001 through 2010, death rates for all cancers combined decreased by 1.8 percent a year am
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 16, 2013 19:03

Effects Of Secondhand Smoke On Fetus - Oneindia Boldsky

study in the medical journal Pediatrics, just being around other smokers can increase the risk of harming your unborn baby. There are studies that proves the effects of secondhand smoke on fetus where certain genetic mutations in babies are linked to toba (in)
added Dec 13, 2013 15:41
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[Australia] Artist Martin Sharp dies of long term illness

Sharp suffered from emphysema after years of heavy smoking. In an interview with Fairfax Media last year, his friends admitted concerns about whether he would even see his 70th birthday. Read more:
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Dec 9, 2013 18:10

[UK] Support for people in East Lancashire with lung problems

A NEW network of support groups has been launched to help people suffering from lung conditions. East Lancashire has some of the highest smoking rates in the country, which is the most common cause of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, and NHS chief
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 29, 2013 20:07

[UK] This is what cigarettes do to you, warns anti-smoking campaigner hours before her death

It would have been natural for Maureen Hamilton to have chosen a glamorous picture as the one by which she could be remembered. ... She arranged for posters of her to be used to highlight the damage smoking can cause and wanted children to visit her so th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 21, 2013 23:21
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