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[UK] 'The NHS is neglecting lung disease sufferers': One person dies every 5 minutes due to lack of treatments and funding

British Lung Foundation found 5 people are diagnosed every 5 minutes This adds up to around 115,000 deaths and 550,000 diagnoses each year / Treatment for lung problems lags far behind care for other diseases / Charity said this amounts to 'systemic ne
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 27, 2016 18:53
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[UK] 'Systemic neglect of lung disease' in NHS structures

Three of the UK's top six killer diseases are lung conditions - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia and lung cancer - but it is poorly understood and underfunded, said the study from the British Lung Foundation (BLF). It argued that the imp
Press Association (uk)
added May 27, 2016 18:53
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How Does Shisha Compare to Cigarette Smoking?

a great deal of misleading advertising associated with it. Unfortunately, these have made people feel that it is a less harmful alternative to smoking cigarettes. In fact, a study by the CDC in 2012 revealed that those who smoke shisha consider it less ha
News-Medical.net
added May 27, 2016 18:53
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Lung disease kills one person every five minutes in the UK - but research is badly underfunded

Three of the UK’s top six killer diseases are lung conditions - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia and lung cancer - but it is poorly understood and underfunded, said the study from the British Lung Foundation (BLF). It argued that the imp
The Mirror (uk)
added May 27, 2016 11:08
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Electronic cigarette exposure triggers neutrophil inflammatory responses [FREE FULL TEXT]

Neutrophils were exposed to e-cig vapour extract (ECVE)... ECVE causes a pro-inflammatory response from human neutrophils. This raises concerns over the safety of e-cig use.
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 26, 2016 14:43
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HIV-infected patients less likely to get cancer treatment

“Appropriate cancer screening of persons living with HIV, health education and lifestyle modifications such as smoking cessation should move to the forefront,” Barta added.
Reuters
added May 18, 2016 16:45
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AIDS Group Agrees To Drop 2 Cos. From Drug Antitrust Row ($$)

The foundation, Japan Tobacco International USA Inc. and Akros Pharma Inc. filed a joint stipulation for dismissing the two defendants from the case, in which they faced allegations that they violated the Sherman Act by participating in illegal tying an
Law360
added May 15, 2016 23:40
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Lung Problems Persist Even After Giving Up Cigarettes

A new study from researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in Nashville, Tennessee, found that symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) continue to persist even after a patient has ceased smoking due to a bacterial invasi
DailyRx
added May 12, 2016 20:07
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[UK] Extracellular cadmium in the bronchoalveolar space of long-term tobacco smokers with and without COPD and its association with inflammation

extracellular cadmium is enhanced in the bronchoalveolar space of long-term smokers and displays pro-inflammatory features. Its pathogenic role in tobacco-induced disease deserves further evaluation.
Dove Medical Press (uk)
added May 12, 2016 16:08
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[Latin America] Tobacco firms pushed AIDS agenda to protect profits

“In both Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa, Philip Morris and British American Tobacco championed the AIDS response in order to delegitimize efforts to develop the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control,” says the paper pub
Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net)
added May 12, 2016 04:17
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