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[Pakistan] Smoking major cause of pulmonary disease: experts

COPD has been spreading fast in our country as 50 per cent men and 11 per cent women have become addicted to sheesha smoking. While an ordinary cigarette contains 4,700 chemicals injurious to health, the sheesha smoking is far more dangerous due to its co
The News (pk)
added Nov 18, 2012 19:52
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[UK] Stop smoking and mark World COPD Day

IN 2012, 32,973 people were registered as having Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in Northern Ireland. The most common cause of COPD is smoking, so to mark this year’s World COPD day (November 14), the Public Health Agency (PHA) is encouragi
Ballymena Times (uk)
added Nov 18, 2012 13:14
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Screening for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

When the population of interest is narrowed to patients with risk factors (aged ≥40 years with a smoking history of more than 20 pack-years...the evidence shows that screening spirometry identifies previously undiagnosed cases.
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:28
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Mechanistic Evaluation of the Impact of Smoking and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease on the Nasal Epithelium

we describe the transcriptomics findings from the nasal epithelia of subjects enrolled in a clinical study focusing on the identification of COPD biomarkers....nasal and lower airway immune responses were considerably different in COPD subjects and cautio
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Jun 20, 2017 18:06
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[UK] Coronation Street legend Liz Dawn, 77, suffers fresh health scare as she is forced to miss grandson's Italian wedding for major surgery

Dawn faces a major operation next week, as her incurable lung disease continues to plague her.... Liz's condition developed from her lifelong smoking habit - she began aged just 14 and smoked 24-a-day until her diagnosis.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 13, 2017 02:26
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Tribute Film about Leonard Nimoy Shown at the National Conference on Tobacco or Health

will take place in Austin, Texas. Forums will be held on such subjects as how to steer kids away from tobacco use, E-cigarette public education... 1st Class Medical is one of the largest distributors of portable oxygen concentrators world wide. They offer
DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added Apr 1, 2017 21:48
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[Sweden] Eating fruits and vegetables may help curb lung disease

For current and former smokers, eating more fruits and vegetables may lower the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a Swedish study suggests. Among more than 40,000 men, the current smokers who averaged five or more servings
Reuters
added Mar 16, 2017 18:42
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[UK] Violent, drunk and sex-crazed: Theatre critic Kenneth Tynan's daughter reveals the man behind the glittering facade in unsparing memoir

Ken was dead at 53 from emphysema, exacerbated by the two packs of Dunhill cigarettes he smoked each day and refused to cut out. The excess carbon dioxide in his blood made him prone to paranoid hallucinations — and his death makes tragic reading. He wa
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 24, 2017 22:11
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Lung-in-the-lab reveals no DNA damage on exposure to e-cig vapor

E-cigarette vapour does not damage DNA, even at doses 28 times that of equivalent smoke exposure. Scientists at British American Tobacco used lab-based cellular tests to examine the impact of cigarette smoke and Vype e-cigarette vapour on human lung cel
Science Magazine
added Dec 16, 2016 16:17
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[Pennsylvania] Doctors: COPD not just a smoker's disease

Even non-smokers can get COPD because of a genetic condition. "Alpha-1 antitrypsin, it's when you're born with a deficiency of an enzyme in your lungs and it reacts the same way COPD would, but without smoking," Marderness said.
WHTM-TV ABC27.com (Harrisburg, PA)
added Apr 30, 2014 10:47
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