Headlines Tagged with COPD/Lungs — 1,346 headlines found
“vapors” are made of small particles containing chemicals that may cause or worsen acute respiratory diseases, including asthma and bronchitis, among youth, according to a new study by RTI International.
May 1, 2014 PR Web
added May 2, 2014 07:09
Reducing the number of earlier than expected deaths from the leading causes of death requires risk factor reduction … 1) diseases of the heart: tobacco use…cancer: tobacco use…chronic lower respiratory diseases: tobacco smoke, second hand smoke exposure…c
May 2, 2014 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 1, 2014 19:11
Chemist Direct reviews the risk to children exposed to second-hand or passive smoking and investigates the increases of disease and the ageing of arteries
Multiple studies from around the world show evidence of the danger of tobacco and cigarette smoking from as far back as 1964, continued studies show that the range of disease risks also apply to those exposed to second-hand smoke, particularly for childr
Apr 25, 2014 PR Web
added Apr 25, 2014 15:47
People who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, are less likely to be hospitalized for breathing problems if they live in an area where local laws prohibit smoking in public spaces including bars, restaurants and offices, a new study shows
Apr 25, 2014 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 25, 2014 15:40
Abstract B16: The effect of e-cigarette exposure on airway epithelial cell gene expression and transformation.
These studies will determine the impact of ECIG exposure on lung carcinogenicity and provide needed scientific guidance to the FDA regarding the physiologic effects of ECIGs.
Jan 16, 2014 Clinical Cancer Research
added Apr 10, 2014 18:41
Air pollution killed about seven million people in 2012, making it the world's single biggest environmental health risk, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says. The toll, a doubling of previous estimates, means one in eight of all global deaths in 2012
Mar 26, 2014 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 26, 2014 17:14
People who smoke near children are being targeted in a public health campaign to create a tobacco-free generation. Second-hand smoke is estimated to cause more than 20,000 cases of respiratory infection in children and account for one in five cot deaths
Mar 25, 2014 Press Association (uk)
added Mar 25, 2014 10:14
more than doubles previous estimates and confirms that air pollution is now the world’s largest single environmental health ... Outdoor air pollution-caused deaths ... 40% – ischaemic heart disease; 40% – stroke; 11% – chronic obstructive pulmonary diseas
Mar 25, 2014 World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 25, 2014 06:57
heavy smoking more than doubles the risk that someone who has been cured of TB once will develop the disease again. So-called recurrent TB cases are tougher and...
Mar 24, 2014 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 25, 2014 05:04
Seniors with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have an increased risk of developing mental decline, especially thinking problems without apparent memory loss, a new study suggests. This diminished brain function -- called "nonamnestic" mild co
Mar 18, 2014 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 18, 2014 22:08