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Smoking linked to chronic damage in patients with SLE

Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus with previous or current smoking status were likely to have more accumulated damage compared with patients who never smoked or were never exposed to secondhand smoke, according to the results of a study.
Healio.com
added Feb 9, 2016 07:12
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[Brazil] Smoking Tied to Chronic Damage, Morbidity in SLE

Exposure to smoking in any form appeared to contribute to cumulative organ damage in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), although more research is needed to confirm this, Brazilian researchers reported.
MedPage Today
added Feb 4, 2016 20:37
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[California] Study Links E-Cigarette Use to Inflammation

A recent study from UCSD’s School of Medicine and the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System indicates that e-cigarettes are toxic to human airway cells, suppress immune defenses, alter inflammation and boost bacterial virulence. The data was publis
The UCSD Guardian
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Key findings on kids' health smoked out

Youngsters under 18 are susceptible to pollutants produced by smokers, but the risk of infection could be reduced if the government extended bans on smoking.
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jan 28, 2016 02:08
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Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Associated With Long-Term Changes In Immune System

smoking, also seemed to slow immune-fighting cells from properly recovering; levels among smokers only reached half of what they were before chemo, compared to 80 percent among non-smokers.
Medical Daily
added Jan 27, 2016 20:04
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After chemotherapy, immune system recovery may be slower than believed

“Most of the effect has recovered within nine months, if you don’t smoke,” she said. “[But] it seems that smoking has a big effect, and we always encourage patients to stop smoking.” While the researchers did not investigate this effect in other cancers
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
added Jan 27, 2016 20:03
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How chemo affects breast cancer survivors' immune systems: Antibodies don't return to pre-chemo levels, increasing risk of viruses

Levels in smokers only reached half the pre-chemotherapy levels in nine months, as compared to 80 per cent of non-smokers....‘We were surprised that the impact of chemotherapy is so long lived. ‘We were also surprised that smoking and choice of chemothera
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 27, 2016 19:59
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The alarming link between e-cigarettes and SUPERBUGS: Devices 'damage the immune system and leave users more prone to infection'

E-cigarette vapor is toxic to human airway cells, a new study found / Vaping reduces immune responses - leaving people at risk of superbugs / Scientists reveal vaping can also kill lung cells and cause inflammation
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 27, 2016 19:45
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[California] E-Cigarette Vapor Boosts Superbugs and Dampens Immune System

report data suggesting that e-cigarettes are toxic to human airway cells, suppress immune defenses and alter inflammation, while at the same time boosting bacterial virulence. The mouse study is published January 25 by the Journal of Molecular Medicine.
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center
added Jan 26, 2016 22:20
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[California] Philip Morris, RJR Face Woman's Lung Cancer Claims At Trial ($$)

entered its second week in California federal court Monday as a director from the Roswell Park Cancer Institute described how cigarette ad campaigns misled the public about the dangers of smoking. K. Michael Cummings, who directs Roswell's Department of
Law360
added Jan 26, 2016 14:57
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