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Racial and Gender Disparities in COPD Risk for Never-Smokers

black Americans and women are at higher risk, possibly due to a combination of biological and social factors.
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Dec 17, 2016 15:53
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[UK] Lung disease sufferer begs people to stop smoking

A new campaign by Smoke-free South West is calling on people to consider the impact on their relatives. 33-year-old Kirsty Vass has been diagnosed with a chronic lung disease and emphysema as a result of smoking. Please give up smoking, because it really
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 2, 2015 17:58
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[Sweden] BAL findings boost non-smoking COPD distinction

Research shows that smoking status, and not airway obstruction, determines the distribution of T cell subsets in bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The researchers, led by Helena Forsslund (Karolin
MedWire News (uk)
added Dec 2, 2013 14:41
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[Mexico] Call for more COPD screening for smokers

Screening smokers with spirometry for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) picks up more cases than symptom-based detection, research suggests. The authors say the findings highlight the need for more screening in primary care, which is seldom u
News-Medical.net
added Jan 22, 2013 22:21
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[UK] Ethnic differences in smoking intensity and COPD risk: an observational study in primary care [FREE FULL TEXT]

1,000,388 adults were included. Smoking prevalence and intensity were significantly higher in the white British/Irish groups than other ethnic groups. Higher smoking intensity was associated with higher chronic obstructive pulmonary disease risk. Chronic
Scientific Reports
added Sep 4, 2017 12:03
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Citric acid has the potential to produce respiratory sensitisers in e-cigarette vapor - R&D AT BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO

The use of citric acid in e-liquids needs to be investigated to further understand its potential to form potentially harmful anhydrides in the vapour. Citric acid occurs naturally in the body, is 'generally recognised as safe' in the USA, and is used in
EurekAlert
added Mar 10, 2017 18:39
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Can an Apple a Day Keep COPD Away?

Apples, pears, green leafy vegetables and peppers appear to offer protection against COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), said researchers led by Joanna Kaluza, of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences in Poland.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 23, 2017 20:44
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Did study conclude e-cigarette flavours lead to lung disease?

Your Dec 9 report titled ‘E-cigarette flavours lead to lung disease, Harvard study finds’ is biased... To be truly independent news provider, Malaysiakini must not be too eager to jump on the anti-vaping bashing bandwagon. To be balanced in reporting, cr
Malaysiakini (my)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:29
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[Pakistan] 'Smoking causes pulmonary disease'

MEDICAL experts have termed cigarette and sheesha smoking a major cause of the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which may become the third largest killer disease in the world by 2020.
The News (pk)
added Nov 18, 2012 23:28
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New Documentary Film Shines Light on Physical and Emotional Impact of COPD

For the many people living with COPD, their care incorporates a treatment plan, which could include smoking cessation, healthy eating, pulmonary rehabilitation, and daily medicines, such as STIOLTO® RESPIMAT® (tiotropium bromide and olodaterol) Inhalatio
PR Newswire
added Sep 19, 2017 19:37
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