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Electronic Cigarettes May Cause Same Lung Injuries, Respiratory Changes as Classic Cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes can cause detrimental effects to human health and should be reconsidered as a smoking cessation tool, based on results from a recent study.
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Dec 14, 2018 14:59
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[California] E-cigarettes could lead to serious, long-term lung damage, lung specialist says

This epidemic holds the potential to cause serious health problems to both young and mature users, says Laren Tan, MD, a pulmonologist and asthmatologist at Loma Linda University Health.  “The damage caused by e-cigarettes, both in minors and adults, can
Loma Linda University Health
added Dec 14, 2018 03:13
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Cancer Society reports reveals a susceptibility to lung cancer among Chinese Women

death rates due to cancer vary among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AANHPIs), with Chinese women, in particular, being more susceptible to lung cancer compared to other subgroups.
Patient Daily
added Dec 13, 2018 04:28
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Government has moved too slowly to regulate e-cigarettes, lead respiratory doc warns

Dr Stuart Jones says “the horse has bolted” because parents believe it’s safe – when it isn’t.
TVNZ (nz)
added Dec 12, 2018 16:20
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The link between smoking, gender, and COPD diagnosed prevalence

. In countries where the tobacco smoking rate among women is relatively similar to that among men, such as the US (28% in men and 24% in women in 2009 as reported by the World Health Organization) and Australia (22% in men and 19% in women in 2009), the p
Hospital Management (uk)
added Dec 12, 2018 00:28
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Daily vitamin C pills could reduce damage done to unborn babies' lungs by pregnant mothers who smoke

Researchers say babies, whose mothers took 500mg of vitamin C daily, had healthier airways at three months old than those whose mothers did not. The team, led by Oregon Health & Science University, says the nutrient found in citrus fruits could provide
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:24
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Vitamin C may reduce harm to infants' lungs caused by smoking during pregnancy

Vitamin C may reduce the harm done to lungs in infants born to mothers who smoke during their pregnancy, according to a randomized, controlled trial published online in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medi
EurekAlert
added Dec 7, 2018 16:15
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[UK] Britain has the ‘worse lung disease death rate than any other wealthy nation – except Denmark’, study finds

85,000 people die of lung cancer, pneumonia and emphysema in UK each year / Health experts say legacy of high female smoker rates in UK fuelled the problem / Smoking rates have dropped but health impact of old habits still present as lung cancer kills as
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 30, 2018 15:15
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Association of low income with pulmonary disease progression in smokers with and without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [FREE FULL TEXT]

Those who reported annual income <USD 15 000 per year were “low-income” and the remainder “higher income”. Baseline demographics, symptoms, computed tomography (CT) imaging, and 5-year change in spirometry and CT metrics were characterised by group. The
European Respiratory Journal
added Nov 28, 2018 19:14
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Pulmonary vascular pruning in smokers with bronchiectasis

Smokers with mild radiographic bronchiectasis appear to have pruning of the distal pulmonary vasculature and this pruning is associated with measures of disease severity.
European Respiratory Journal
added Nov 28, 2018 19:12
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