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[Norway] Could Smoking and Drinking Coffee Help Protect Against Liver Disease?

a new study by researchers at Oslo University Hospital found that a combination of the two could help fight against liver disease, in some cases... Findings showed that levels of daily coffee consumption were lower in patients with primary sclerosing cho
added Jul 10, 2014 02:21

Why Thousands Of Men Like JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon Are Getting Throat Cancer

Traditionally, head and neck cancer patients were older men who smoke and drank heavily. The alcohol and tobacco damaged the cells in the throat, eventually leading to cancer. HPV-caused cancer is different. The men (and it’s still mostly men) who get
added Jul 7, 2014 10:40

[Ireland] Children exposed to smoking at risk of ear infections

MANY people still underestimate the effects of second-hand smoke on the health of children – despite Ireland being the first country in Europe to ban smoking in public places a decade ago – according to new research.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jul 1, 2014 18:51

Secondhand smoke exposure in infants influenced risk for asthma, rhinitis, eczema

Secondhand smoke exposure, in utero or during infancy, influenced the development of asthma and rhinitis in early childhood and impacted eczema at later ages, according to research presented at the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology annu
added Jun 11, 2014 14:08

Crohn's Disease More Prevalent in States with High Smoking Rates

patients who smoke have a 2.5-fold increased risk of surgical recurrence, as well as twice the risk of relapsing disease. In light of the theory that smoking aggravates CD, researchers from the Price Institute of Surgical Research in Louisville, KY, hypot (Healthcare Professionals Network)
added Jun 6, 2014 08:12

[Australia] 'Alarming' smoking rates in LGBT communities cause for concern

The SWASH survey, which samples lesbians and other same sex attracted women every two years in NSW, shows smoking rates of around 35% on average across the four surveys from 2006 to 2012. In the trans community, 35 per cent of trans women and 44 per cen
Gay News Network (au)
added Jun 1, 2014 07:11

Connecting the dots: Tobacco use, diabetes, and tuberculosis

Dr Usman cautioned that, "TB presents itself differently in people with diabetes. They may not develop fever or cough, but just have uncontrolled blood sugar despite good diabetes treatment. ... The caution signal is very clear: Tobacco use in any form i
OpEd News (blog)
added May 27, 2014 09:20

Tobacco Smoking Increases Immune Activation and Impairs T-Cell Function in HIV Infected Patients on Antiretrovirals: A Cross-Sectional Pilot Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

results suggest that smoking and HIV infection independently influence T-cell immune activation and function and together they present the worst immune profile. Since smoking is widespread among HIV infected individuals, studies are warranted to further e
Public Library of Science (PLoS)
added May 25, 2014 11:43

SEPKOWITZ: Big Tobacco, Not MRSA, Is the Real Problem With E-Cigarettes

delivers flavored nicotine mist to its sanctimonious users. These users have the assurances of the tobacco companies that are behind the e-cig that their new product... is totally safe. And if you can’t believe the promises of Big Tobacco, well, hey, who
The Daily Beast
added May 24, 2014 09:00

E-cigarettes may boost resistance of drug-resistant pathogens

e-cigarettes appear in a laboratory study to increase the virulence of drug- resistant and potentially life-threatening bacteria, while decreasing the ability of human cells to kill these bacteria Researchers at the VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDH
added May 23, 2014 20:05
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