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For Pregnant Smokers, Vitamin C Might Help Babies' Lungs

Small study suggests infants of women who take supplements have lower risk of wheezing
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 11, 2013 14:40
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FDA Approves Once-Daily COPD Drug

The FDA has given the green light to the novel, inhaled drug Breo Ellipta to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), making it the first once-daily, maintenance product for the condition. The drug, a fluticasone furoate/vilanterol combinatio
MedPage Today
added May 10, 2013 15:30
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[New York] Comfortable Out of Their Own Skin / ‘Body Worlds: Pulse’ at Discovery Times Square

the blackened lungs of a heavy smoker look like they’ve been dragged along the floors of a coal mine. ... who is the most shocking? “The Smoker.” He demonically holds a cigarette. Half his body is an image of skeletal death, with his
New York Times
added May 10, 2013 09:55
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Chronic cough as a neuropathic disorder

In this Personal View, we argue that chronic cough is a neuropathic disorder that arises from neural damage caused by a range of inflammatory, infective, and allergic factors. In support of this idea, we discuss evidence of successful treatment of chroni
The Lancet (uk)
added May 7, 2013 08:34
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Smoking cessation in patients with respiratory disease: existing treatments and future directions

existing smoking cessation counselling and drugs are among the most cost-effective clinical preventive services available. Incorporation of such treatment into routine clinical practice is essential for provision of high-quality care to all patients, espe
The Lancet (uk)
added May 7, 2013 08:29
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Vitamin C Improves Health Of Babies Born To Smoking Mothers

According to a new study, presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting in Washington D.C., vitamin C was shown to lower the risk of lung problems in babies who were born to mothers that smoked during their pregnancy, Everyday Health reported.
Medical Daily
added May 5, 2013 22:15
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Vitamin C may head off lung problems in babies born to pregnant smokers

If a woman absolutely can't kick the habit, taking vitamin C during pregnancy may improve her newborn's lung function and prevent wheezing in the first year of life, according to a study to be presented Saturday, May 4, at the Pediatric Academic Societies
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 4, 2013 13:58
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Vitamin C may decrease impact of smoking during pregnancy on childhood respiratory health

Infants born to women who took vitamin C during pregnancy had less wheezing in first year of life than babies whose moms took a placebo Pregnant women are advised not to smoke during pregnancy because it can harm the baby's lungs and lead to wheezing an
News-Medical.net
added May 4, 2013 13:57
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Do We Get Sick Like Rats? A New Philip Morris Prize Asks the Crowd

In partnership with computational biologists at IBM’s Watson Research Center, Philip Morris’s so-called sbv IMPROVER project creates open challenges to encourage scientists to augment traditional peer reviews of research data. On Monday, Philip Morris la
Techonomy
added May 2, 2013 06:51
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[Ireland] Smoking ban saves 3,700 lives thanks to cleaner air

"Our study shows that mortality decreases were primarily due to reductions in passive smoking, rather than a reduction in active smoking, and we remember that this protection from passive smoke was the basis for the introduction of the 2004 legislation.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Apr 30, 2013 06:00
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