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[Florida] DUBINSKY v. RJR: MOTION FOR A PROTECTIVE ORDER REGARDING THE DEPOSITION OF DR. LEE SCHEINBART (PDF)

Because the conduct of defense counsel in this case was unprofessional toward plaintiff’s counsel, and made the witness feel harassed and intimidated, Plaintiff seeks a protective order preventing any further discovery depositions of Dr. Scheinbart.
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 5, 2016 22:28
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Some e-cig sweeteners may make toxic fumes at cigarette levels

Sweeteners added to the liquid nicotine vaporized in e-cigarettes may release levels of certain toxins that are as high as in smoke from traditional cigarettes, a recent study suggests. Many sweetened e-cigarettes list ingredients such as sugar, caramel
Reuters
added Nov 3, 2016 16:40
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Huff and puff of an incurable disease

More than 80 per cent of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Singapore is caused by tobacco smoking... Public forum WHAT: COPD Awareness Event 2016: Take Charge Of Your Lungs WHO: Jointly organised by Singapore General Hospital, Changi General Hosp
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:43
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VIDEO: A Cigarette-Smoking Robot for Better Lung Disease Research

A lab instrument smokes cigarettes and channels the smoke to a lung-on-a-chip, helping researchers study the lung disease COPD.
IEEE Spectrum
added Oct 29, 2016 14:38
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Chain-Smoking Robot Destroys Its ‘Lungs’ for Science

Now, scientists from Harvard University think they have found an ideal stand-in for their research. They combined a robot built to smoke cigarettes with a human lung-on-a-chip to yield the combination of a realistic environment and a controlled subject th
Discover Magazine
added Oct 29, 2016 14:35
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Emulate Adds New Capabilities to Human Lung-Chip System for Evaluating Safety of Inhaled Products, Airborne Pollutants, and Patient-Specific Responses to Drugs

demonstrate the Lung-Chip’s new life-like ‘smoking’ component to evaluate the effects of smoke exposure and e-cigarettes in patients with chronic lung diseases
Business Wire
added Oct 27, 2016 22:02
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Matched-Comparative Modeling of Normal and Diseased Human Airway Responses Using a Microengineered Breathing Lung Chip [FREE FULL TEXT]

The smoking airway-on-a-chip represents a tool to study normal and disease-specific responses of the human lung to inhaled smoke across molecular, cellular and tissue-level responses in an organ-relevant context.
Cell
added Oct 27, 2016 21:46
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Airway-on-a-chip could lead to new treatments for cigarette smoke-induced lung injury

They showed that this approach can also be used to test the effects of other tobacco products, such as e-cigarettes, and to identify potential therapies to prevent lung injury in smokers and smoke-induced exacerbations in patients with COPD. The research
EurekAlert
added Oct 27, 2016 21:45
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[Finland] Vitamin E makes a quarter of older men who smoke and don't exercise 'more prone to pneumonia'

However, the opposite effect was true for older men who exercised and did not smoke - in that vitamin E actually decreased their risk of contracting pneumonia... Researchers from the University of Helsinki, Finland, looked at the effect of vitamin E on th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 27, 2016 00:59
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $29M Verdict In Smoking Death Trial ($$)

A Florida jury slammed R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with $20 million in punitive damages Tuesday in a trial over the lung disease death of a sailor's chain-smoking wife, adding to an $8.8 million compensatory verdict awarded a day earlier and amounting to fa
Law360
added Oct 26, 2016 14:22
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