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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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Only 19% of seniors with lung disease quit smoking within two years

A recent study of adults age 50 to 85 found that only 19 percent of those diagnosed with lung disease quit smoking within two years. Furthermore, the research showed that the vast majority of older adults who learn they have a chronic condition do not ad
News-Medical.net
added Aug 2, 2012 07:36
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Vitamin C improves pulmonary function in newborns of pregnant smoking women

EurekAlert
added May 31, 2012 08:10
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Acupuncture May Help Ease Symptoms of COPD

In small study, alternative treatment plus meds seemed to help with shortness of breath
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2012 18:36
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COPD a more common consequence of smoking

Columbus (NE) Telegram
added May 8, 2012 13:41
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Air Pollution Sickens Seniors

MedPage Today
added Apr 24, 2012 15:10
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Mentholated Cigarettes and Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Diseases: A Population-Based Study ($$)

Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(7):590-591. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.320
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Apr 10, 2012 00:00
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