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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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[Florida] Camel Cigarettes maker slammed with $29M verdict for chainsmoker death

Konzelman’s suit claimed he and his wife had the right to grow old together, and that his wife would’ve lived a fuller and healthier life had it not been for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s supposed failure to notify smokers of the dangers that come with the
Vanguard Daily (au)
added Oct 26, 2016 13:51
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[Florida] Kelley/Uustal Obtains $20M in Punitive Damages in Big Tobacco Case

The attorneys argued that R.J. Reynolds’ alleged decades-long concealment of the dangers of smoking contributed to the death of the plaintiff’s wife, Elaine Konzelman, from COPD. According to court documents, Mrs. Konzelman developed the fatal respirator
PR Web
added Oct 26, 2016 03:13
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[Florida] $20M in Punitives Slams RJR, Brings Total Verdict to $29M in Trial over Smoker's Fatal COPD

Jurors Tuesday imposed a $20 million punitive award against R.J. Reynolds for the role the tobacco company played in the fatal respiratory disease of a Florida smoker, bringing the total award in the case to nearly $29 million. Konzelman v. R.J. Reynolds,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 26, 2016 03:08
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Selena Gomez: Smoking Cigarettes May Be Triggering Her Flare-Ups — Doctor Speaks

“Smoking complicates and increases the negative effects of Lupus,” Dr. Bruce Lee...It’s unclear how many cigarettes Selena, 24, smokes per day, but no matter what, smoking is not helping her Lupus diagnosis. So even if Selena’s time in rehab is helping h
Hollywood Life (blog)
added Oct 19, 2016 20:43
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[Florida] Smoker's Quit Attempts Not Genuine, Defense Claims in Trial Against Cigarette Maker

A two-pack-a-day smoker who ultimately died of respiratory disease kept hidden "back-up" ashtrays in the house and stashed full packs of cigarettes during her quit attempts before being diagnosed with the disease, her widower testified this week during tr
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 19, 2016 17:16
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Divided perception of e-cigarettes among chest medicine clinicians

At the CHEST Annual Meeting 2016 in Los Angeles, results from an online questionnaire sent to members of the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) earlier this year revealed that perceptions of e-cigarette harms and benefits among lung health prof
EurekAlert
added Oct 18, 2016 19:02
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