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Analysis: Possible relationship between secondhand smoke and caries in kids

A possible causal relationship may exist between secondhand smoke (SHS) and caries in the primary dentition in children, according to a review of studies recently published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (December
added Jan 27, 2015 06:42

Eczema Linked to Other Health Problems

found that people with eczema smoke and drink more, are more likely to be obese and are less likely to exercise...also suggest that eczema itself may increase the risk for heart disease and stroke, possibly from the effects of chronic inflammation
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2015 13:51

Invion Announces Positive Interim Data from Its Phase II Clinical Trial of Oral Inv102 (nadolol) in Smoking Cessation

The blind-broken analysis shows clinically relevant changes in four biomarkers of inflammation in INV102 (nadolol) treated patients compared to placebo. For those patients receiving INV102 (nadolol):
PR Newswire
added Jan 19, 2015 10:30

[New York] Surgeon general reports that smoking causes cancer in 1964

published by the Daily News on Jan. 12 1964. ... In a hard-hitting, 150,000-word report, they indicted cigarettes as the chief cause of lung cancer in men, “the most important cause” of chronic bronchitis...10-man committee includes five smokers and five
New York Daily News
added Jan 11, 2015 03:07

Study Suggests Link Between E-Cigarettes, Respiratory Infections

Vapor from electronic cigarettes may increase young people's risk of respiratory infections, whether or not it contains nicotine, a new laboratory study has found. Lung tissue samples from deceased children appeared to suffer damage when exposed to e-cig
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 8, 2015 22:16

Electronic Cigarette Liquid Increases Inflammation and Virus Infection in Primary Human Airway Epithelial Cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

current study has provided strong data suggesting the deleterious health effects of e-cigarettes on the lung, with a particular focus on airway epithelial inflammation and innate immunity in young people. Our research findings will guide future studies to
Public Library of Science (PLoS)
added Jan 2, 2015 22:56

E-Cigarettes Hit With More Bad News: 'Vaping' Damages Healthy Cells [Study]

Doctor Hong Wei Chu said that his team placed cells from the airways of healthy non-smokers in one end of a device and an electronic cigarette in the other. "It increased the level of viral infection inside the cells," Chu said, adding that "after just
added Dec 28, 2014 14:52

Study: E-cigarettes damage healthy cells

Researchers at National Jewish Health in Denver tested the liquid used in e-cigarettes, sometimes called e-liquid. They found the liquid quickly damaged healthy cells...The study showed it didn't matter if the liquid contained nicotine or not, the liquid
WXIA TV NBC 11 (Atlanta, GA)
added Dec 28, 2014 14:49

BROOKS: CDC Expert Commentary: Smoking and HIV: A Risky Combination

Today I will talk about how smoking adversely affects HIV-infected patients, and what you can do to improve their HIV status and overall health by encouraging them to stop smoking. Smoking is among the most prevalent problems affecting HIV-infected patie
Medical Tribune
added Dec 22, 2014 13:18

[Ireland] Discovery opens up new routes to strengthen anti-smoking efforts to control TB

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
added Dec 4, 2014 19:41
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