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[UK] Vaping in pregnancy increases a child's risk of asthma even if the e-cigarettes are nicotine free

'Our study demonstrates that maternal vaping is associated with impaired lung function and an increased risk of asthma in offspring.' Asthma affects around 5.4million people in the UK. It has no cure and can cause deadly attacks if poorly controlled.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:28
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[Europe, Italy, Sweden] E-cig refills contain irritants, and people who smoke and use e-cigs suffer more symptoms

Milan, Italy: Two new studies presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress highlight the risks associated with using e-cigarettes, especially for those who also smoke conventional cigarettes. One study examined 122 of the most c
EurekAlert
added Sep 11, 2017 03:11
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Respiratory tract infections in young children linked to asthma and worse lung function

we want to study the roles played by antibiotics, paracetamol and exposure to second-hand smoke in the relationships between respiratory tract infections and lung function or asthma.
EurekAlert
added Sep 10, 2017 20:05
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: This breathtakingly bad health stat should be part of your election decision video

In the lead-up to polling day, Unicef NZ is looking at four key issues... The state of New Zealand's homes has a lot to do with that high rate. So we encourage action to improve the state of New Zealand's housing and provide safer environments for those c
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 9, 2017 15:21
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[Florida] Mistrial Dashes Punitive Proceedings Over RJR's Role in Trucker's Smoking-Related Death

declared a mistrial in punitive proceedings against R.J. Reynolds for the role it played in the fatal respiratory disease of a Florida long-haul trucker. Hardin v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007-CA-46973. “I’ve been mulling about this, and I believe I’m going to gr
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 8, 2017 15:48
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Smoking bans linked to drop in child hospital admissions

Childhood chest infections needing hospital care may have dropped by as much as 20 per cent since anti-smoking laws were introduced, research suggests. The findings add to previous evidence that tobacco control policies are associated with reductions in
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 6, 2017 15:53
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Smoking Bans Help Kids Breathe Easier

The researchers reviewed 41 studies from North America, Europe and China, and found that anti-smoking measures were linked to a more than 18 percent decrease in childhood chest infections requiring hospital care, a nearly 10 percent decline in severe ast
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 6, 2017 15:52
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[UK-Scotland] Smoke-free laws benefit child health – study

Children needing hospital treatment due to chest infections may have dropped by as much as a fifth since anti-smoking laws were introduced, research suggests. A study led by the University of Edinburgh and the Erasmus University Medical Centre in the Ne
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added Sep 6, 2017 02:43
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[UK] Picking up another habit, Jeremy? Clarkson, 57, is demolishing ten packets of nicotine chewing gum per DAY as he battles to quit his 43-year smoking addiction

The TV presenter announced he would be quitting earlier this week, after confessing that a bout of near-fatal pneumonia made him think again. He smoked somewhere in the region of 630,000 cigarettes since he took it up, despite earlier warnings from doct
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 4, 2017 19:55
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[Ohio] Lung experts test nicotine patches as potential treatment for sarcoidosis

Lung experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are testing whether nicotine can help people with a chronic inflammatory lung disease called sarcoidosis. "It's tricky because it mimics other diseases. It's frequently misdiagnosed. Sarcoid
News-Medical.net
added Aug 29, 2017 13:29
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