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[UK] E-cigarettes ARE safer than tobacco, study confirms: Vaporizers harmed just 2 genes in human lungs - compared to 123 genes mutated by cigarette smoke

But a new set of experiments performed in the UK have shown lung tissue is barely affected at all by e-cigarettes - compared to the crippling affect cigarette smoke has one our organs. Lungs exposed to tobacco suffered changes in 123 genes - mutating c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 7, 2017 00:03
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SIEGEL: Without Evidence, NIH Director Claims E-Cigarettes Cause Respiratory Infections and Asthma

That vaping can cause respiratory irritation is a fact. But the claim that vaping causes asthma and respiratory infections is what in today's lexicon might be referred to as an "alternative fact."
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:40
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[Europe, Poland] Polish pollution akin to smoking 4,000 cigarettes a year

When Poles learned last week that levels of PM2.5 and PM10 dust are routinely several times above the safe limits, they naturally became worried. Even more so after they realised that air quality alarm levels in Poland are set to much higher levels than
EurActiv
added Jan 30, 2017 23:32
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[Florida] Attorneys Battle Over RJR's Role in Woman's Fatal Respiratory Disease, as Trial Against Tobacco Giant Begins

over what caused a Florida woman to smoke for six decades and continue smoking even as she needed supplemental oxygen for her respiratory disease, as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds over its role in the woman’s death. Durrance v. R.J. Reynolds, 11-26-
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 28, 2017 21:22
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[India] Effects of bidi smoking on all-cause mortality and cardiorespiratory outcomes in men from south Asia: an observational community-based substudy of the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology Study (PURE) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Interpretation Bidi smoking is associated with severe baseline respiratory impairment, all-cause mortality, and cardiorespiratory outcomes. Stricter controls and regulation of bidis are needed to reduce the tobacco-related disease burden in south Asia.
The Lancet (uk)
added Jan 20, 2017 19:21
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[Jordan] Argileh smokers prone to symptoms of ‘distressed respiratory system’ — study

Regular argileh smoking is associated with a reporting of substantially more respiratory symptoms in young adults, according to a new study conducted by the King Hussein Cancer Center’s (KHCC) Cancer Control Office.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jan 12, 2017 18:14
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Revealed: George Michael battled secret lung problems ever since suffering a serious bout of pneumonia in 2011

A source has now said his lungs never fully recovered from that serious bout of pneumonia. ...The source added: 'George made no secret about how much he smoked. Smoking can seriously affect the lungs and dramatically increases the risk of infection.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 30, 2016 05:58
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E-cigarettes May Harm Teens' Lung Health

and colleagues report an association between e-cigarette use and persistent cough, bronchitis and congestion or phlegm in the Southern California Children’s Health Study. “E-cigarettes are known to deliver chemicals toxic to the lungs, including
American Thoracic Society (ATS)
added Dec 29, 2016 00:36
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Vaping robots measure e-cig vapor delivered to lung cells in the lab

Murphy, Head of Risk Substantiation at British American Tobacco. 'When there is a partial response or no response at all, this can be interpreted as e-cigarette vapour having a reduced biological impact compared to cigarette smoke. But what if it just me
EurekAlert
added Dec 21, 2016 22:45
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[Asia, Pakistan] Pulmonary disease: COPD kills one person every 10 seconds

President Pakistan Chest Society, Punjab and Jinnah Hospital Pulmonology Department head Dr Ashraf Jamal said breathlessness is the most frequently reported symptom of COPD in Pakistan. Almost 90% of the people which die from COPD belong to underdevelope
Express Tribune (pk)
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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