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Fixed airways obstruction among patients with severe asthma: findings from the Singapore General Hospital-Severe Asthma Phenotype Study

Conclusion: Smoking is associated with fixed airways obstruction in patients with treatment-resistant severe asthma in Singapore. Furthermore, our results suggest that both small and large airways obstruction contribute independently to fixed airways ob
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Dec 3, 2014 11:53
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Effects of using electronic cigarettes on nicotine delivery and cardiovascular function in comparison with regular cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Use of e-cigs had no impact on the exhaled CO levels, whereas the Marlboro® cigarette significantly increased the exhaled CO more than 8 times above the baseline. In conclusion, e-cigs could be a less harmful alternative for tobacco users.
Science Direct
added Nov 28, 2014 21:51
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GLANTZ: Substantial evidence of e-cigarette use among never and former smokers (both adults and youth): That's not harm reduction

Lauren Dutra and I recently reviewed the evidence that a substantial and growing minority of youth using e-cigarettes have never smoked conventional cigarettes. There are several recent papers that show substantial e-cigarette use among never-smoking a
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 11, 2014 15:59
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Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screening for Long-Time Smokers

Annual lung cancer screenings for long-term smokers may soon be covered by Medicare, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Monday. The reimbursement proposal would cover annual CT scans for people aged 55 to 74 with a smokin
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 10, 2014 22:02
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[Mid-east, Qatar, Saudi Arabia] Expert warns against smoking shisha

The warning came in a paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Water-pipe Tobacco Smoking Research by Dr. Tawfeeq Khoja, who is also the general director of the Riyadh based executive office of health ministers of Gulf Cooperation Council (G
Arab News (sa)
added Oct 30, 2014 14:24
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Response to McNeill et al criticism of the report we prepared for WHO and subsequent review paper in Circulation on ecigs

a detailed response to the McNeill et al paper prepared by David W Bareham, which I reproduce in full below... I am a respiratory clinician with a great interest in this issue, and I would like to point out that, from the first, I DO refer people to the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:18
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Why Thousands Of Men Like JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon Are Getting Throat Cancer

Traditionally, head and neck cancer patients were older men who smoke and drank heavily. The alcohol and tobacco damaged the cells in the throat, eventually leading to cancer. HPV-caused cancer is different. The men (and it’s still mostly men) who get
Forbes
added Jul 7, 2014 10:40
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Smokers slow to embrace routine use of electronic cigarettes

Sales of electronic cigarettes in the U.S. reached nearly $1.8 billion in 2013, but few of the smokers who tried the product have made the permanent switch from regular tobacco cigarettes, finds a new study published in the American Journal of Preventive
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 8, 2014 16:32
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[East Timor] The country where nearly two-thirds of men smoke

nearly two-thirds of its men hooked on the habit. Why is one of South East Asia's poorest nations so addicted to tobacco? Tobacco is part of the fabric of East Timor - walking through the dark alleyways of market stalls, the air is sweet with the smell o
BBC Online
added Jun 5, 2014 08:23
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Excellent series of FDA public comments on ecig marketing, together with large collections of advertising images available

Stanford Professor Robert Jackler has submitted a series of public comments to the FDA accompanied by rich collections of advertising images for e-cigarettes to support the conclusions he draws. His comments appear below, together with links to the coll
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 20, 2014 14:17
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