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Long-Term NRT Doesn't Improve COPD Patient Smoking Quit Rates

Offering long-term nicotine-replacement therapy (NRT) to COPD patients who continued to smoke -- with or without a target quit date -- was not more effective than time-limited NRT, new research suggests. In a randomized trial involving close to 400 smok
MedPage Today
added Sep 11, 2018 21:16
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Childhood and Adulthood in Relation to Adult Mortality Among Never Smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

childhood secondhand smoke exposure, as well as adult secondhand smoke exposure, increase the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease death in adulthood. Consistent with previous studies, the results also show that adult secondhand smoke is meaningf
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Sep 9, 2018 17:53
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Childhood Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Increases Death From COPD in Adulthood

increases the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...also suggests secondhand smoke exposure in adulthood increases the risk of death not only from COPD but also from ischemic heart disease and stroke.
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Aug 20, 2018 15:41
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Childhood Smoke Exposure Tied to Early COPD Death

Long-term exposure to secondhand smoke during childhood was linked to an increased risk of death from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among lifelong non-smokers in a study conducted by American Cancer Society (ACS) researchers. In the analy
MedPage Today
added Aug 17, 2018 20:40
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Ted Koppel's Fight to Make COPD Headline News

Even though she had quit years earlier, Grace Anne was a former smoker. She also had a history of respiratory infections, including one that landed her in the hospital. "These should have been clues that I was susceptible to developing lung disease, but
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 8, 2017 09:45
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A lung condition is the third leading cause of death in the US, and 'no one's talking about it'

"It's the third leading cause of death in the US, and no one's talking about it," MacDiarmid said. That's in part because of the nature of the disease, MacDiarmid. Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of COPD. About a quarter of the people who get C
Business Insider
added Nov 29, 2017 15:50
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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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