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Plain Tobacco Packaging Could Reduce Smoking and COPD, Study Reports

Plain tobacco packaging could reduce the appeal of smoking, decreasing the alarming rate of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to the Cochrane Review. The article, “Tobacco packaging design for reducing tobacco use,” was published i
COPD News Today
added May 9, 2017 20:14
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[Pennsylvania] University of Maryland team uses Amish to study ill effects of secondhand smoke

"It was surprising that we found anything at all, and I think that this really tells us how detrimental secondhand smoke can be," said Reed, who is also a pulmonary and critical care specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center. "I think there
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added May 9, 2017 14:45
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[Pennsylvania] Gender differences in first and secondhand smoke exposure, spirometric lung function and cardiometabolic health in the old order Amish: A novel population without female smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

secondhand smoke exposure is associated with a greater burden of risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Sex differences in correlations could reflect differences in exposure patterns, mechanisms, or susceptibilities.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 9, 2017 14:44
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Characterization of the Vitrocell® 24/48 aerosol exposure system for its use in exposures to liquid aerosols

PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added May 5, 2017 12:40
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Characterization of the Vitrocell® 24/48 aerosol exposure system for its use in exposures to liquid aerosols

The Vitrocell® 24/48 aerosol exposure system can be used for exposures to liquid aerosols, such as those generated by electronic cigarettes. However, our results indicate that, compared with aerosol studies of cigarettes, a higher variability is to be ex
Toxicology in Vitro
added May 5, 2017 12:40
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Multicomponent aerosol particle deposition in a realistic cast of the human upper respiratory tract

The generated data can be used to validate aerosol deposition simulations and to gain insight in deposition of electronic cigarette aerosols in human airways.
Inhalation Toxicology
added May 5, 2017 12:39
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Multicomponent aerosol particle deposition in a realistic cast of the human upper respiratory tract

PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added May 5, 2017 12:39
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Chest physicians split on pros and cons of e-cigarettes

Patients are asking their chest physicians about using e-cigarettes to quit smoking, but those physicians are divided about whether the products do more harm than good, according to a Yale-led study. The finding demonstrates the need for more research on
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 3, 2017 23:11
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Acute exposure to Vype vapor has limited impact on gene expression in human lung cells

the profile of genes that are switched on and off can be used to understand whether exposure to an aerosol has had a toxic effect Scientists at [BAT] used nicotine as a reference point and exposed MucilAir™, a realistic in vitro 3D model of a human airwa
EurekAlert
added Apr 18, 2017 16:48
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Quantitative study of aldehyde content in electronic cigarettes

They used a new method for trapping reactive carbonyls that are then subsequently stabilized using an oximation reaction. They found that newer devices produced more harmful aldehydes than first generation e-cigarettes. Their work appears in ACS Omega. E
Phys.org (physorg.com)
added Apr 18, 2017 15:58
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