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[Australia] The cause of death that has TRIPLED in just one year after an outbreak of a contagious virus - and the cities where people are most likely to be affected

Heart disease continued to the leading cause of death last year, followed by dementia, stroke, respiratory diseases and lung cancer....lung cancer often linked to smoking, was the fifth most common cause of death in 2017
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 28, 2018 03:10
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[Ohio] UC researchers define the danger of tobacco smoke exposure and lingering toxicants

A study from UC researchers published this August found that tobacco smoke exposure increases respiratory symptoms, such as shortness of breath and dry cough, at night. These findings back those from another UC study last year, which found that children
The News Record (University of Cincinnati)
added Sep 28, 2018 01:50

'Heat-not-burn' cigarettes still damage lungs

For the study, researchers analyzed data submitted by Philip Morris International to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration when the company was trying to win regulatory approval to market its I-Quit-Ordinary Smoking (IQOS) product as a safer alternative
added Sep 25, 2018 15:30

The Toxic Air We Breathe

Doug Brugge tells us otherwise in his new book Particles in the Air: The Deadliest Pollutant Is the One You Breathe Every Day (Springer). In fact, he points out that three of the ten top causes of ill health and death worldwide are due to particulate matt
Tufts University
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45

BRODY: The Risks to Children From Adults Who Smoke

the younger child developed pneumonia and had to be on a ventilator, yet “the parents refused to engage with us about quitting smoking, pharmacotherapy for cessation, or about not letting their children be exposed to cigarette smoke,” he wrote. In retro
New York Times
added Sep 17, 2018 11:42

Altered lung biology of healthy never smokers following acute inhalation of E-cigarettes

acute inhalation of EC aerosols dysregulates normal human lung homeostasis in a limited cohort of healthy naïve individuals. These observations have implications to new EC users, nonsmokers exposed to secondhand EC aerosols and cigarette smokers using EC
BioMed Central (uk)
added Sep 15, 2018 21:13

[Kansas] Judge: Suit Against Railway Passenger Car Company Survives Preemption ($$)

a daughter’s suit alleging that her father contracted mesothelioma after exposure to asbestos may proceed, a federal judge in Kansas held Sept. 10 (Nancy Little, et al. v. The Budd Co., No. 16-4170, D. Kan.).
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2018 03:01

Electronic cigarette vapour enhances pneumococcal adherence to airway epithelial cells under abnormal conditions of exposure

led authors to conclude that e-cigarette use has the potential to increase susceptibility to pneumococcal infection. Unfortunately, the evidence presented in the paper is inadequate to provide much confidence in this conclusion.
European Respiratory Journal
added Sep 12, 2018 16:33
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Cigarette whole smoke solutions disturb mucin homeostasis in a human in vitro airway tissue model

air-liquid-interface (ALI) ... cultures can be used to measure the modulation of mucin production, secretion, and clearance, disturbances that are manifested in tobacco smoke-related diseases, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
added Sep 10, 2018 23:41

Cytotoxic effects of heated tobacco products (HTP) on human bronchial epithelial cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

Using limited cytotoxic measures, the HTP showed reduced cytotoxicity relative to a combustible cigarette but higher toxicity than an e-cigarette. More comprehensive testing is needed to determine long-term effects of inhaling emissions from HTP.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 6, 2018 02:32
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