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[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

[Canada] Chest institute review says vaping helps hardcore smokers get off and stay off

In a review of their patients over year, the Montreal Chest Institute has made some optimistic findings about e-cigarettes. 43 percent of smokers who tried to quit by switching to vaping, had still quit from 3 months to a year later.
CJAD 800 AM (ca)
added Jan 20, 2015 19:31

Invion Announces Positive Interim Data from Its Phase II Clinical Trial of Oral Inv102 (nadolol) in Smoking Cessation

The blind-broken analysis shows clinically relevant changes in four biomarkers of inflammation in INV102 (nadolol) treated patients compared to placebo. For those patients receiving INV102 (nadolol):
PR Newswire
added Jan 19, 2015 10:30

[Australia] Can Invion cough up the secret to quitting smoking?

Interim data for its early clinical trial successfully showed that the drug nadalol reduced markers of inflammation of the lungs that is associated with the rattly cough. The hope is that nadalol can be used in conjunction with smoking cessation aids lik
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jan 19, 2015 02:24

[Australia] Smoking puts hundreds in hospital each year

GLADSTONE is home to more than 9500 smokers, and about 480 of them are hospitalised each year for the treatment of a deadly cigarette-related lung disease. An Australian Institute of Health and Welfare study reveals each year 398 to 480 Gladstone patien
Gladstone (QLD) Observer (au)
added Jan 18, 2015 21:17

Effects of Marijuana Exposure on Expiratory Airflow: A Study of Adults who Participated in the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Study.

lifetime marijuana use up to 20 joint-years is not associated with adverse changes in spirometric measures of lung health. While > 20 joint-years of marijuana exposure was associated with a two-fold increased odds of a FEV1/FVC < 70%, this was the result
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Jan 17, 2015 21:03

Smoking Marijuana “Distinctly Different” on Lungs than Tobacco Use

The inhalation of one marijuana cigarette per day over a 20-year period is not associated with adverse changes in lung health, according to data published online...may even be associated with some protective lung effects among long-term smokers of tobacco
The Daily Chronic
added Jan 17, 2015 21:01

[New York] Surgeon general reports that smoking causes cancer in 1964

published by the Daily News on Jan. 12 1964. ... In a hard-hitting, 150,000-word report, they indicted cigarettes as the chief cause of lung cancer in men, “the most important cause” of chronic bronchitis...10-man committee includes five smokers and five
New York Daily News
added Jan 11, 2015 03:07

Study Suggests Link Between E-Cigarettes, Respiratory Infections

Vapor from electronic cigarettes may increase young people's risk of respiratory infections, whether or not it contains nicotine, a new laboratory study has found. Lung tissue samples from deceased children appeared to suffer damage when exposed to e-cig
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 8, 2015 22:16
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