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[Denmark] Smoking can reduce effectiveness of psoriatic arthritis treatments

People who smoke could be reducing their own chance of being successfully treated for psoriatic arthritis, according to a new study from Denmark. The research, led by scientists at Gentofte Hospital in Copenhagen, aimed to investigate the association be
Arthritis Research UK (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 08:56
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Health risks of e-cigarettes emerge

Vaping pollutes lungs with toxic chemicals and may even make antibiotic-resistant bacteria harder to kill
Science News Online
added Jul 30, 2014 19:52
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[Denmark] Smoking Worsens Psoriatic Arthritis

Patients with psoriatic arthritis who smoke have worse patient-reported disease features at baseline and don't respond as well as nonsmokers to anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) treatment, a Danish study found.
MedPage Today
added Jul 28, 2014 23:52
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[Norway] Could Smoking and Drinking Coffee Help Protect Against Liver Disease?

a new study by researchers at Oslo University Hospital found that a combination of the two could help fight against liver disease, in some cases... Findings showed that levels of daily coffee consumption were lower in patients with primary sclerosing cho
ScienceWorldReport
added Jul 10, 2014 02:21
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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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[Ireland] Children exposed to smoking at risk of ear infections

MANY people still underestimate the effects of second-hand smoke on the health of children – despite Ireland being the first country in Europe to ban smoking in public places a decade ago – according to new research.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jul 1, 2014 18:51
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Secondhand smoke exposure in infants influenced risk for asthma, rhinitis, eczema

Secondhand smoke exposure, in utero or during infancy, influenced the development of asthma and rhinitis in early childhood and impacted eczema at later ages, according to research presented at the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology annu
Healio.com
added Jun 11, 2014 14:08
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Crohn's Disease More Prevalent in States with High Smoking Rates

patients who smoke have a 2.5-fold increased risk of surgical recurrence, as well as twice the risk of relapsing disease. In light of the theory that smoking aggravates CD, researchers from the Price Institute of Surgical Research in Louisville, KY, hypot
HCPLive.com (Healthcare Professionals Network)
added Jun 6, 2014 08:12
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[Australia] 'Alarming' smoking rates in LGBT communities cause for concern

The SWASH survey, which samples lesbians and other same sex attracted women every two years in NSW, shows smoking rates of around 35% on average across the four surveys from 2006 to 2012. In the trans community, 35 per cent of trans women and 44 per cen
Gay News Network (au)
added Jun 1, 2014 07:11
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Connecting the dots: Tobacco use, diabetes, and tuberculosis

Dr Usman cautioned that, "TB presents itself differently in people with diabetes. They may not develop fever or cough, but just have uncontrolled blood sugar despite good diabetes treatment. ... The caution signal is very clear: Tobacco use in any form i
OpEd News (blog)
added May 27, 2014 09:20
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