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Nepal’s Premier Is Being Treated for Lung Cancer

Mr. Koirala, 75, had previously suffered from tongue cancer, but his chronic emphysema from a longtime smoking habit makes surgery on his lung too dangerous, said Dr. Kabirnath Yogi, the prime minister’s consulting physician.
New York Times
added Jun 28, 2014 09:35
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[UK] Why smoking is MORE deadly and addictive than it was 50 years ago: Charity reveals the underhand tactics tobacco companies now use to make sure we're hooked

Chemicals added to cigarettes to ensure addiction, make smoke easier to inhale, reduce harshness and increase the speed nicotine hits the brain Today's smokers have a higher risk of lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease than in 1964 despi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 25, 2014 00:25
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E-cigarettes may inflame lungs as much as cigarettes do

Using electronic cigarettes has the same short-term effects on the lungs as smoking conventional tobacco cigarettes, a study finds. Both products triggered sharp reductions in exhaled nitric oxide among 25 volunteers. Toxicologists view drops in the gas
Science News Online
added Jun 17, 2014 08:22
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The influence of active and passive smoking on the cardiorespiratory fitness of adults

VO2max was significantly higher in non-smokers compared to active smokers and passive smokers. However, the VO2max of passive smokers did not differ from active smokers.
Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine
added Jun 9, 2014 19:44
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[Singapore] SATA CommHealth Sends World No Tobacco Day Message with a Different Focus

It highlights the other joys of life and staying smoke-free while offering smokers a complimentary spirometry.
PR Worldwide, Inc.
added May 31, 2014 13:51
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[UK] Comic Relief ends investing in arms, tobacco and alcohol firms

Comic Relief will no longer invest in tobacco, arms or alcohol companies, after reviewing its investments... Target TB believes that smoking may be responsible for more than 20% of TB cases worldwide. Panorama also found that while raising funds in 2009,
BBC Online
added May 29, 2014 10:49
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Diet Tied to Better Breathing in COPD Patients

People with certain chronic lung diseases might breathe a bit easier when their diets contain healthy foods like fruits and fish, a new study suggests. Researchers found that among nearly 2,200 adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), th
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 28, 2014 23:39
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Association of the CAT-262C>T polymorphism with asthma in smokers and the nonemphysematous phenotype of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

The present study indicates that the CAT gene is involved in the common pathogenesis underlying adult-onset asthma in smokers and the nonemphysematous type of COPD.
Science Direct
added May 27, 2014 12:20
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[Hong Kong] Watch: Horrific video shows what smoking REALLY does to the lungs after just 60 cigarettes - and it could help you kick the habit for good

Ryan Au, a teacher in Hong Kong, made the video to show students how dangerous smoking is after becoming concerned by his students starting Shows two sets of lungs - one 'inhaling' clean air and the other 'smoking' After the 'smoking' lungs have had 60 c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 27, 2014 10:41
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Connecting the dots: Tobacco use, diabetes, and tuberculosis

Dr Usman cautioned that, "TB presents itself differently in people with diabetes. They may not develop fever or cough, but just have uncontrolled blood sugar despite good diabetes treatment. ... The caution signal is very clear: Tobacco use in any form i
OpEd News (blog)
added May 27, 2014 09:20
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