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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Beyond statistics: the hidden face of smoking-related cancer

Many smokers say things like “oh well, I’m going to die anyway” ... Once resuscitated, little did I know I had years and years of pain, ongoing treatments and loss of normal function ahead of me! It’s devastating! My lower face and mouth has been cut and
The Conversation (au)
added Jan 29, 2014 03:50
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Former Marlboro Man, 72, becomes FIFTH actor from iconic cigarette ads to die of lung disease

* Eric Lawson portrayed iconic cigarette-puffing cowboy from 1978 to 1981 * He appears to be the fifth actor or model who has died ... He later appeared in an anti-smoking commercial that parodied the Marlboro man, and an Entertainment Tonight segment t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 27, 2014 13:56
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Want a good night's sleep? Quit smoking: Cigarette smoke disrupts the body clock

‘This study has found a common pathway whereby cigarette smoke impacts both pulmonary and neurophysiological function,' said Dr Irfan Rahman from the University of Rochester Medical Centre in New York. Dr Rahman and his colleagues found tobacco smoke af
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 7, 2014 08:55
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Odor receptors discovered in lungs: Just like ones in the nose, but instead of conjuring up a cup of coffee they might make you cough

Unlike the receptors in your nose, which are located in the membranes of nerve cells, the ones in your lungs are in the membranes of neuroendocrine cells. Instead of sending nerve impulses to your brain that allow it to "perceive" the acrid smell of a bur
ScienceDaily
added Jan 4, 2014 13:39
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Cigarette Smoke-Induced Disruption of Bronchial Epithelial Tight Junctions is Prevented by Transforming Growth Factor-Beta

Cigarette smoke exposure, the major risk factor for COPD, is suggested to impair tight junction integrity; however, detailed mechanisms thereof remain elusive. Here, we investigated whether cigarette smoke extract (CSE) and transforming growth factor (TGF
American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology
added Jan 4, 2014 13:38
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Study: Your Lungs Can Smell

But unlike the odor receptors in your nose, which send a message to the brain, the receptors in your lung cause the airways to constrict when a pungent or caustic odor such as cigarette smoke is sensed.
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:35
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Odor receptors discovered in lungs

Instead of sending nerve impulses to your brain that allow it to “perceive” the acrid smell of a burning cigarette somewhere in the vicinity, they trigger the flask-shaped neuroendocrine cells to dump hormones that make your airways constrict.
Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:33
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Our lungs can smell cigarettes too: Study

Unlike the receptors in your nose, which are located in the membranes of nerve cells, the ones in your lungs are found in the human airway - called pulmonary neuroendocrine cells or PNECs. "Instead of sending nerve impulses to your brain that allow it t
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:31
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Smoking can disrupt your sleep

Rahman and colleagues found that tobacco smoke affects clock gene expression rhythms in the lung by producing parallel inflammation and depressed levels of brain locomotor activity.
Jagran Post (in)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:23
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Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers dies at 74

died Friday in Burbank of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his wife, Patti Everly, told The Times. He was 74. “We are absolutely heartbroken,” she said, noting that the disease was the result of a lifetime of cigarette smoking.
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 4, 2014 11:00
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