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E-cigarette use results in suppression of immune and inflammatory-response genes in nasal epithelial cells similar to cigarette smoke

Taken together, these data indicate that vaping e-cigarettes is associated with decreased expression of a large number of immune-related genes, which are consistent with immune suppression at the level of the nasal mucosa.
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.
added Jul 20, 2016 19:01

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] 'Suara Hati Anak' Anti-Smoking Campagin Aims to Increase Public Awareness of Tobacco-Caused Diseases

(Voices of Children), to increase public awareness of the impacts of smoking. In a statement to the Jakarta Globe recently, Vital Strategies said the campaign involves placing advertisement in national media from May 27 until June 10 this year, uploading
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Jul 15, 2016 15:38
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] A double whammy: Lung disease patients at risk of active tuberculosis

It turned out that Mr Tan was battling more than just one serious lung condition; he had also come down with tuberculosis (TB), a contagious air-borne bacterial infection which made headlines last month when an unusual drug-resistant cluster was identifi
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jul 13, 2016 01:57

Exploring Issues of Comorbid Conditions in People Who Smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

discusses the need for smoking cessation as a critical component of comorbid condition management. Five common comorbid domains—psychiatric, cancer, pulmonary, cardiovascular, and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)—are highlighted to illustrate how these
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 12, 2016 14:26
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'I'll never be a victim': Golnesa 'GG' Gharachedaghi starts chemotherapy for rheumatoid arthritis on Shahs Of Sunset

But he inadvertently started another fight when he admitted that GG should stop smoking if she really wanted to get better - with GG then flipping out at her family and friends for talking about it.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 11, 2016 17:04

Efficacy of a Rheumatoid Arthritis-Specific Smoking Cessation Programme; a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Conclusions: Smoking cessation in RA may lead to a reduced comorbid burden. The lack of added benefit of the tailored intervention suggests brief advice and NRT currently the best practice supporting people with RA who wish to quit smoking.
Arthritis Care & Research
added Jul 11, 2016 16:06

Simple Advice as Good as Tailored Program in Helping RA Patients Quit Smoking

A 3-month smoking-cessation intervention tailored to patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) was no better than brief advice and sustained nicotine-replacement therapy at getting RA patients to quit smoking, investigators from New Zealand found in a sing
MedPage Today
added Jul 11, 2016 16:02

The RA-Lung Ca Connection Grows Stronger

at this point it is important for clinicians to judiciously monitor patients with rheumatoid arthritis for signs and symptoms of lung cancer and to aggressively encourage smoking cessation if warranted.
MedPage Today
added Jul 9, 2016 16:39

[Europe, USA] Vapours of US and EU Market Leader Electronic Cigarette Brands and Liquids Are Cytotoxic for Human Vascular Endothelial Cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

e-cigarette vapour constituents affect cell viability, proliferation, morphology, metabolism, and state of inflammatory activation. [23, 25–28] All these alterations show that chemicals found in e-cigarette vapour influence cells in a fundamental way and
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jun 29, 2016 14:26

E-cigarettes could be toxic to the mouth: Vaping 'kills cells in the oral cavity - raising the risk of disease'

e-cigarettes contain toxic substances and nanoparticles that could kill the top layer of skin cells in the oral cavity - behind teeth and gums. Scientists from UCLA, who was conducted the investigations on cultured cells, believe the same results could h
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 28, 2016 20:16
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