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[UK] GLANTZ: More immediate health benefits from smokefree laws: Fewer hospitalizations for respiratory tract infections in kids

“Smoke-free legislation and childhood hospitalizations for respiratory tract infections,” that is an important addition to the evidence that there are rapid health benefits following implementation of smokefree laws. This paper examines hospital admiss
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 22, 2015 07:41

ARCHIVE: Systemic Spread and Propagation of a Plant-Pathogenic Virus in European Honeybees, Apis mellifera

we showed that a plant-pathogenic RNA virus, tobacco ringspot virus (TRSV), could replicate and produce virions in honeybees, Apis mellifera, resulting in infections that were found throughout the entire body. Additionally, we showed that TRSV-infected i
mBio (American Society for Microbiology)
added Jun 16, 2015 18:32

ARCHIVE: Latest buzz on bee colony collapse disorder: a virus, NOT a pesticide, is the problem

“It is somewhat ironic that the proposed pathogen in this case comes from tobacco, since the first virus ever isolated and characterized (in the late 1800s) was tobacco mosaic virus—which infects and kills not only tobacco, but other member of its family
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Jun 16, 2015 18:27

ASCO: Immunotherapy Ups Survival in Non-Small Cell Lung CA

The finding, from a randomized, controlled phase III trial, complements earlier research showing that nivolumab (Opdivo) is beneficial in patients with the squamous variety of the disease.
MedPage Today
added May 30, 2015 11:09

Joint Pain a Major Issue in Chronic HCV Infection / Smoking increases risk of arthralgias in hepatitis C.

A previous diagnosis of arthritis and current smoking were risk factors for arthralgias in both infections. In chronic HCV-infected patients, arthritis had an aOR of 4.25 (95% CI 1.84-9.81), and smoking an aOR of 5.02 (95% CI 2.15-11.74). In HIV-infected
MedPage Today
added May 2, 2015 14:54

Tobacco Smoke Strengthens 'Superbug,' Lab Research Finds

Exposure to tobacco smoke prompts methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria to become even more aggressive, and makes it harder for the immune system to fight off the infection, researchers from the University of California, San Diego S
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 6, 2015 17:01

[California] Cigarette Smoke Makes Antibiotic-Resistant 'Super Bug' More Potent

In a report in the journal Infection and Immunity, UCSD researchers said that methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus that’s exposed to cigarette smoke becomes even more resistant to the immune system.
Times of San Diego
added Apr 3, 2015 23:23

How Does Smoking Affect Multiple Sclerosis?

Cigarettes decidedly complicate MS symptoms, but there is also discussion around whether smoking can cause the disease when combined with other environmental and genetic factors. Doctors have been concerned that cigarettes may be an environmental risk f
added Apr 1, 2015 18:55

Smoking Increases Wound Complications after Your Total Joint Replacement

"TJA has a proven track record, with consistently excellent results reported throughout the orthopaedic literature," explained Duchman. "However, patient factors have previously been identified that consistently produce results that are less than excelle
PR Newswire
added Mar 30, 2015 21:10
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Migraine, Carpal Tunnel May Be Linked

The research team also found some shared risk factors for migraine and carpal tunnel syndrome, especially obesity, diabetes, smoking and being female.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 30, 2015 21:08
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