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Reduced Lung Function in Infancy Associated With Wheezing Later in Life

"Unexpectedly, we observed that a reduced vmaxFRC at age 1 month was associated with increased risk for wheeze only in young adults who were also current smokers," the authors wrote. "These results suggest that reduced early airway function and later exp
P\S\L Group (ca)
added Feb 19, 2013 12:11

Johns Hopkins Lung Researchers Create New Air Sacs in Mouse Model of Emphysema Using a Novel Growth Factor

The scientists say their experiments may lead to the first successful treatments to regrow the air sacs in people who suffer from diseases such as emphysema in which the air sacs have been destroyed by years of smoking. The work may also suggest new thera
Johns Hopkins Medicine
added Feb 18, 2013 06:11

[UK-Scotland] Smokers offered lung ageing tests to help quit

The Scotsman (uk)
added Feb 18, 2013 04:38

Women's Smoking Deaths at All-Time High in U.S.

Starting earlier, smoking more account for increase, expert says
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 16, 2013 20:52
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Study: Lungs From Heavy Smokers OK for Transplant

Researchers from Temple University in Philadelphia found that lungs from carefully selected donors who smoked at least a pack a day for more than 20 years may be used in certain transplant situations without affecting recipients' survival rates or deaths
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 16, 2013 20:50

Boomers' Health Fails to Measure Up to Parents'

Boomers have lower rates of heart attack and emphysema, and are less likely to smoke cigarettes, the study reported. King noted that the reduction in smoking -- from 28 percent of the population to 21 percent -- shows the value of conducting a concerted p
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 16, 2013 20:46

Risk of Smoking-Related Deaths Among Women in United States Increased as Women Began to Smoke "Like Men"

A new study in The New England Journal of Medicine documents large, persistent increases in the risks of smoking-related deaths among female cigarette smokers in the United States during the 20th Century. In the U.S. starting in the 1950s, women began to
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids International
added Feb 14, 2013 20:02

Dave Clark Five Bassist Rick Huxley Dead at 72

Co-founder had battled emphysema after years of smoking
Rolling Stone
added Feb 13, 2013 20:51

70pc Pakistani children exposed to carcinogenic tobacco smoke

Experts talking to APP said tobacco smoke is a major cause of contribution to the indoor air-pollution in the country, where people are generally not aware about the harm caused by passive smoking.
Business Recorder (pk)
added Feb 10, 2013 23:19

[UK] Taking tobacco seriously - patients on fast track to stopping smoking

PATIENTS admitted to two respiratory wards at University Hospital Ayr and University Hospital Crosshouse are receiving extra support to help them stop smoking, with the launch of an innovative Opt-out pilot.
Cumnock Chronicle (uk)
added Feb 10, 2013 22:24
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