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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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[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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Bahrain Doctors See Rise in Youth Suffering From Smoking-Related Lung Disease

Local doctors in Bahrain have warned of an alarming rise in the number of young people suffering from the smoking-related lung disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD).
MENAFN.com
added Nov 27, 2012 12:26
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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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[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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Pretty much everyone in China smokes, is going to die from COPD

Virginia Hughes has a long piece in September's issue of the scientific journal Nature, in which she examines the state of smoking and respiratory disease in China. Hughes quotes World Health Organisation estimates which suggest chronic obstructive pulmo
Shanghaiist (blog)
added Oct 6, 2012 05:49
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Age and smoking may predict COPD

A patient's age and the number of cigarettes smoked over time can predict mortality in cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, researchers say. Spirometry results were not a predictor, they reported at the European Respiratory Society's annual me
Reuters
added Sep 11, 2012 13:07
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