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Secondhand Smoke Exposure For Just 20 Minutes Leads To Breathing Impairment, Study FInds

It only takes 20 minutes of secondhand smoke exposure before breathing is impaired, a new study shows. Researchers from the University of Athens, the Hellenic Cancer Society and the Harvard School of Public Health had 15 healthy study participants go in
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 23, 2012 06:47

[Italy] COPD Can't Be Treated Alone in Older Patients

* Explain that an Italian study of older patients with COPD and a heavy smoking history found a high incidence of one or more other comorbidities, especially cardiovascular conditions.
MedPage Today
added Oct 23, 2012 02:58

Secondhand smoke in cars, bars impairs breathing within 20 minutes

The study, presented at CHEST 2012, the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians, showed that after 20 minutes of exposure to highly concentrated secondhand smoke, participants experienced near immediate physiologic changes, including ai
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 22, 2012 06:29

[Japan] Lower levels of a key lung protein increase the risk of developing cigarette-smoke-induced emphysema

a research team from the RIKEN Advanced Science Institute in Wako, Japan, has discovered one gene implicated in vulnerability to smoke-induced emphysema, a finding that could help doctors identify those cigarette smokers at highest risk of end-stage chro (
added Oct 19, 2012 09:13

Cigarette smoke adversely affects the developing human airway

Research presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2012 annual meeting revealed cigarette smoke adversely affects the developing human airway, especially in prematurity. Fetuses and premature babies exposed to cigarette smoke are at greater risk for developing ch
added Oct 16, 2012 16:16
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Lung Association Research Builds a Healthier Future

The American Lung Association Nationwide Research Program released its Research Awards Nationwide 2012-2013 report that highlights research supported by the Lung Association through its Asthma Clinical Research Centers (ACRC) and its Awards and Grants Pr
American Lung Association
added Nov 10, 2012 20:00

Secondhand Smoke Ups Babies' Risk of Asthma, Study Says

Babies exposed to cigarette smoke are at increased risk for developing childhood respiratory diseases such as asthma, according to a new study.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 15, 2012 15:15
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[Sweden] Healthy Lungs May Keep Brain Running Smoothly

"The logical conclusion from this is that anything you could do to maintain lung function should be of benefit to fluid cognitive performance as well," study author Charles Emery, a professor of psychology at Ohio State University, said . . . "Maintain
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 15, 2012 20:27

[Malaysia] MDR-TB, tobacco control, Lung diseases to be in focus at 2012 global meet

More than 3,000 lung health experts and advocates from countries around the world will come together at the 43rd Union World Conference on Lung Health in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to discuss the latest opportunities and challenges in the fight against lung
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Oct 7, 2012 17:51

[Pakistan] Smoking hazards highlighted

Smoking of cigrattes damages the lungs in many ways as the irritating effect of cigarette smoke attracts cells to the lungs that promote inflammation.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Sep 29, 2012 16:58
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