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[Denmark, UK] AHRR (cg05575921) hypomethylation marks smoking behaviour, morbidity and mortality [FREE FULL TEXT]

Self-reported smoking underestimates disease risk. Smoking affects DNA methylation... Conclusion AHRR (cg05575921) hypomethylation, a marker of smoking behaviour, provides potentially clinical relevant predictions of future smoking-related morbidity and
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Jun 30, 2017 14:48
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Secondhand smoke exposure before birth may affect lungs into adulthood

Adult susceptibility to lung diseases may depend on prenatal exposure to secondhand smoke. So suggest scientists who found that exposing pregnant mice to secondhand smoke caused changes in the lung function and structure of their offspring that lasted int
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 29, 2017 08:56
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Study reveals lung changes in mice exposed to second-hand smoke in utero

Mice exposed to second-hand smoke only during gestation undergo abnormal changes to lung structure and function that persist into adulthood, according to research published in the open access journal Respiratory Research. The study provides new insight i
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 27, 2017 01:26
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[Oregon] Does smoking pot lead to lung cancer?

Q: Does smoking marijuana cause lung cancer the way smoking cigarettes does? It’s still unclear whether smoking pot increases the risk for developing lung cancer. Hard data on the risks of marijuana smoking have been hard to come by because, until recen
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Jun 25, 2017 22:43
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Prevalence and correlates of smoking among people living with HIV in South Africa

As long-term HIV care continues to improve, more people living with HIV (PLWH) will die of diseases, including tuberculosis, for which smoking plays an important causal role. The prevalence of smoking is markedly higher among PLWH in high-resource settin
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 21, 2017 18:06
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You and I, one day we’ll die from the same thing. We’ll call it different names: cancer, diabetes, heart failure, stroke. One organ will fail, then another. Or maybe all at once. We’ll become more similar to each other than to people who continue living

a wiry woman in her 80s who had smoked for seven decades.... Air hunger — the uncomfortable feeling of breathing difficulty — is one of the most common end-of-life symptoms...She quit smoking for the umpteenth time ...She died in hospice.
New York Times
added Jun 20, 2017 10:19
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Fact Check: Do e-cigarettes cause incurable disease

So while it’s still unclear whether e-cigarettes cause popcorn lung and whether they’re effective tools for quitting smoking, what is certain is that they aren’t harmless — especially to children and teens.
Florida Times-Union
added Jun 19, 2017 20:23
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[Arizona] FACTCHECK: Can e-cigarettes cause an incurable disease?

As the NIDA notes, much remains unknown about the health risks of e-cigarettes, including whether or not they are safer than conventional cigarettes. There also isn’t enough evidence to say definitively they’re effective at helping people to quit smoking
Green Valley (AZ) News
added Jun 1, 2017 03:08
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The effects of electronic cigarette aerosol exposure on inflammation and lung function in mice.

This study shows, for the first time, that exposure to e-cigarette aerosol during adolescence and early adulthood is not harmless to the lungs, and can result in significant impairments in lung function.
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.
added May 27, 2017 23:27
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Australian Study Shows E-Cigarettes Cause Lung Damage image:

In the first long-term study of its kind, researchers at Telethon Kids Institute compared the lung health of mice exposed to mainstream tobacco smoke with those exposed to aerosols from four different types of e-juices (the liquid in the e-cigarette) ove
Gizmodo
added May 27, 2017 14:34
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