Headlines Tagged with Inflammation/infections/immunity — 854 headlines found
scientists at Trinity College Dublin and St James's Hospital in Ireland have unlocked the mechanism underlying the connection between smoking and Tuberculosis (TB). This discovery will considerably strengthen anti-smoking efforts to control TB and uncover
Nov 17, 2014 News-Medical.net
added Dec 4, 2014 19:41
Modern, well-built homes are more air tight than they once were. While that helps keep energy costs down, an air tight dwelling keeps pollutants like mold, dust and tobacco smoke inside. The more time you spend indoors, the more exposure you have.
Dec 4, 2014 Consumer Affairs
added Dec 3, 2014 20:56
Whereas smoking and silica exposure each significantly boosted the likelihood of developing anti-citrullinated protein/peptide antibody (ACPA) positive rheumatoid arthritis, the risk was turbo-boosted more than eight-fold when both factors are combined, a
Nov 21, 2014 MedPage Today
added Nov 22, 2014 13:10
In smokers, the pulmonary compartment has a number of macrophage-specific immune impairments which provide some mechanistic explanations whereby cigarette smoking renders a patient susceptible to tuberculosis infection and disease.
Nov 12, 2014 American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Nov 16, 2014 18:16
[New Zealand] Scientists unlock crucial mechanism driving colliding epidemics of smoking and tuberculosis
the white blood cells located in the lungs of smokers and ex-smokers, which are responsible for fighting infections, showed a weakened response to the TB infection. In the smoker’s lungs, these cells malfunction, and fail to make the chemical messengers t
Nov 17, 2014 New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:15
An in-depth study of 36 South Island Rheumatoid Arthritis patients found that issues relating to their disease, such as smoking to distract themselves from pain or to cope with day-to-day frustrations the condition causes, were among their barriers to qu
Nov 5, 2014 HealthCanal.com
added Nov 5, 2014 11:23
public...might not want to hear it, since the leading causes of premature death are often preventable. Cigarette smoking...is the one entirely avoidable risk factor in five of the top six causes of death: heart disease, cancer, stroke, emphysema, and dia
Oct 21, 2014 AL.com
added Oct 22, 2014 08:50
The study, published in JAMA, followed up on the observation that there was an association between prevalence of the virus and the number of self-reported cigarettes smoked per day by an individual.
Oct 8, 2014 Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Oct 11, 2014 22:55
Johns Hopkins scientists have shown a strong association between tobacco use or exposure and infection with oral human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV16), the sexually transmitted virus responsible for mouth and throat cancers worldwide.
Oct 11, 2014 Farm and Dairy (Salem, OH)
added Oct 11, 2014 20:55
Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer
Oct 7, 2014 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 7, 2014 16:58