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Are healthy smokers really healthy? [FREE FULL TEXT]

Actually, ‘healthy smokers’ are not healthy. This narrative review focuses on the smoking related pathophysiologic changes mainly in the respiratory system of healthy smokers, including inflammation and immune changes, genetic alterations, structural cha
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:22
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[UK] Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of COPD: a prospective cohort study of men [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions These results indicate that high consumption of fruits and vegetables is associated with reduced COPD incidence in both current and ex-smokers but not in never-smokers.
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:14
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[Netherlands] Living next to a busy road is as bad for you as passive smoking 10 cigarettes a day, warn scientists

Breathing in polluted air on busy roads is as harmful as passively smoking ten cigarettes a day, new research has found. Dutch scientists compared the effects of smoking with those of living near a busy road, looking at increased risks of heart disease,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 18, 2017 21:44
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Annual Lung Cancer Screenings Still Lacking Among Heavy Smokers

From 2010 to 2015, the results of the study showed that the percentage of eligible smokers who reported LDCT screening in the past 12 months remained low and constant, from 3.3% in 2010 to 3.9% in 2015. Additionally, there was an even lower proportion of
Specialty Pharmacy Times
added Feb 15, 2017 14:47
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A Nationwide Assessment of the Association of Smoking Bans and Cigarette Taxes With Hospitalizations for Acute Myocardial Infarction, Heart Failure, and Pneumonia [FREE FULL TEXT]

Previous studies may have overestimated the relation between smoking bans and hospitalizations and underestimated the effects of cigarette taxes.
Medical Care Research and Review
added Feb 14, 2017 10:37
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Cast Doubt On Dangers Of Smoking, Jury Told ($$)

A World War II hero who died of lung disease never knew how bad smoking was for him because R.J. Reynolds and other tobacco companies sowed doubt around many scientific findings about the dangers of cigarettes, his family's lawyer told a Florida jury Tues
Law360
added Feb 8, 2017 03:06
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[UK] Genes point to who develops lung disease, study finds

The world's biggest probe of the genetics of lung health yielded 43 new gene variants linked to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a major cause of death....People with the wrong genetic makeup who also smoke are especially at risk, a team of s
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 7, 2017 16:53
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[UK] The tiny hoops that help you breathe easier again: Breakthrough procedure uses tiny metal coils to ease symptoms of lung disease

Fuller would puff his way through something like 40 cigarettes / Soon the simplest task can take days to complete, as his body lacked the oxygen / The new procedure has significantly improved the 68-year-old's quality of life
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 7, 2017 16:23
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[UK] ARCHIVE: E-cigarette vapour has NO toxic effect and is as safe as AIR, shock study claims

Tobacco giant uses smoking robot and human lung cells to test the health risks of 'vaping' - with astonishing results
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 7, 2017 01:09
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[UK] Health experts back vaping as healthier alternative to regular cigarettes

The new findings also show that to be safe it is necessary for smokers to switch over completely to e-cigarettes or nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). Study participants who failed to make a clean break still had significant amounts of tobacco-related
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 7, 2017 00:07
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