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[Sweden] EDITORIAL: Could a healthy diet attenuate COPD risk in smokers?

The authors reported a significant interaction between smoking and dietary intake of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables on the risk of COPD, and showed that the beneficial dietary associations were restricted to ex-smokers and current smokers. These r
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Mar 16, 2017 18:44
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Fruit and vegetables 'can REDUCE chronic lung disease risk in smokers'

Although the risk reduction was down to their antioxidant properties the best defence is not to smoke or quit, scientists at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm and Warsaw University of Life Sciences said. COPD, forecast to become the world's third b
The [London, UK] Express
added Feb 23, 2017 13:15
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[UK] Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of COPD: a prospective cohort study of men [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions These results indicate that high consumption of fruits and vegetables is associated with reduced COPD incidence in both current and ex-smokers but not in never-smokers.
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:14
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[UK-Northern Ireland] World COPD Day – stop smoking now to cut the risk

In 2013, 34,522 people in Northern Ireland were registered as having the life-threatening lung disease Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), which is caused primarily by smoking. COPD kills millions of people every year globally and the World He
HealthCanal.com
added Nov 20, 2013 07:04
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[Asia, India] Wood, tobacco exposure ups COPD risk

People who are consistently exposed to both wood smoke and tobacco smoke are at a greater risk for developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and for experiencing more frequent and severe symptoms of the disease, as well as more severe airfl
Times of India
added May 21, 2013 13:33
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[UK] Wrinkled smokers face higher risk of lung disease

Researchers in Exeter, England, looked at a group of 149 current and former middle aged smokers from 78 families. They found that 68 of them had COPD. More than 80 per cent of the total group had no or very few facial lines while 25 had widespread wrinkl
NewsFix (ca)
added May 4, 2013 12:07
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[India] Even non-smoking women suffer COPD through 'chulha' smoke

Though an exhaustive study covering the whole state has not been carried out yet, patients screened at the T B and chest diseases hospital in St Inez for COPD, showed that even non-smoking women who are exposed to 'chulha' smoke suffer from COPD.
Times of India
added Jan 23, 2013 05:37
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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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Women With Asthma More Likely to Develop COPD

They found that women who had smoked more than the equivalent of a pack of cigarettes a day for five years were much more likely to develop ACOS than those who smoked fewer cigarettes or never smoked. However, 38 percent of the women who developed asthma
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 10, 2018 16:46
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