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[UK] E-cigarettes 'increase the risk of flu and pneumonia'

Using electronic cigarettes may harm the body’s defences against pneumonia and flu, according to a new study. The research, which reopens the debate on the dangers and benefits of e-cigarettes, suggests the vapour produced by the devices can compromise t
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 5, 2015 06:23

[UK] E-cigarettes are 'not a safe alternative'

Tests on mice showed "vaping" fumes caused damage to lungs and caused the animals to become far more susceptible to respiratory infections. And their immune responses to both viruses and bacteria were weakened by such an extent that some animals died.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 5, 2015 06:22

[UK] Vaping may not be as safe as smokers think, research suggests

E-cigarettes generate toxic chemicals similar to those found in tobacco and may harm the lungs and immune system, new research suggests. The findings, from a study of mice, indicate that vaping may not be as safe an alternative to smoking tobacco as man
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 5, 2015 06:21

[Asia] Air pollution is bigger killer in China than smoking, says new Greenpeace study

Air pollution is a bigger killer in mainland China than smoking, says a new study released jointly by Greenpeace and Peking University. Tiny smog-inducing pollutants, known as PM2.5, led to about 257,000 premature deaths in 2013 in the mainland’s 31 cit
South China Morning Post
added Feb 4, 2015 14:57

Healthy Diet May Be Linked to Lower Risk of Lung Disease

Researchers tracked more than 120,000 men and women..."But up to one-third of COPD patients have never smoked, suggesting that other factors are involved," Varraso said. "This novel finding supports the importance of diet in COPD [development]."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 4, 2015 11:49

[UK] Lung disease sufferer inspires 'Smokefree' campaign

A mother from Torquay has made an impassioned plea for people to stop smoking after her lung collapsed. She has thrown her support behind a hard-hitting campaign which encourages people to stop smoking by showing how their loved ones suffer.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 3, 2015 07:27

[Florida] Engle Trial Judge Won't Recuse Self Over Wife's Death ($$)

rejected a bid by tobacco giants including Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. to recuse himself from an upcoming Engle trial, after they argued that the smoking-related death of his own wife could hinder his impartiality in the case.
added Jan 31, 2015 09:46

[Florida] Cig Addiction Caused Engle Plaintiff's Illnesses, Jury Told ($$)

Ed Caprio's addiction to cigarettes is so bad that despite suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, he ended decades of smoking only 28 days ago, before his latest New Year's resolution to quit, his attorney said in Florida court Wednesday in
added Jan 29, 2015 12:52

[UK] China's latest anti-smoking campaign could be the one that beats the habit

perhaps video aired on Chinese television channel CCTV last week is the next stage of the anti-smoking drive: it shows a series of images of damaged lungs, highlighting the long-term damage smokers and passive smokers face from tobacco smoke.
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 28, 2015 13:25

[China, UK] VIDEO: The gruesome footage of a smoker's blackened lungs that SHOULD stop you from lighting up again

A series of gruesome videos of damaged lungs have recently been released as part of an anti-smoking campaign. The footage was aired on Chinese television channel CCTV last Wednesd
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 28, 2015 07:53
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