Headlines Tagged with COPD/Lungs — 1,240 headlines found
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
Jan 4, 2014 American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology
added Jan 4, 2014 13:38
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.
Jan 3, 2014 Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:35
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.
Jan 2, 2014 Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:33
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
Jan 4, 2014 IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:31
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.
Jan 4, 2014 Jagran Post (in)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:23
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.
Jan 4, 2014 Los Angeles Times
added Jan 4, 2014 11:00
He died in a hospital in Burbank, near his home in Southern California, of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after lifelong smoking
Jan 4, 2014 New York Times
added Jan 4, 2014 10:55
former Australian soldier who claimed he developed lung disease after taking up smoking in the Army to ''fit in'' with fellow troops has lost a bid for workers' compensation.
Dec 31, 2013 Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Jan 3, 2014 17:29
Cancer death rates continue to decline in the United States, mainly because anti-smoking efforts have caused a drop in lung cancer deaths, researchers report. From 2001 through 2010, death rates for all cancers combined decreased by 1.8 percent a year am
Dec 16, 2013 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 16, 2013 19:03
* Note that this survey suggests an association between third-hand smoke (when parents smoke but not in the house) and an increased risk of respiratory complaints in children. * Be aware that there was no reported effect of second-hand smoke. This lack
Sep 12, 2013 MedPage Today
added Dec 13, 2013 16:35