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[Asia, Japan] Passive smoking triples men’s gum disease risk: survey

Passive smoking raises the risk of periodontal disease for nonsmoking men by about 3.1 to 3.6 times, compared with men in smoke-free environments... The survey found that 11 out of 30 male nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke at home had severe periodon
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 26, 2015 11:37

RA: Lung Disease Risk Tracks Biomarkers

Also, "there was a significant interaction between the HLA–DRB1 [shared epitope (SE)] and smoking... "This is an important finding, because not only may smoking trigger the development of RA in patients who carry the SE, but also appears to increase the
MedPage Today
added Aug 25, 2015 17:15

Clean Air In The Classroom: A Back-To-School Asthma And Allergy Checklist -- VIENNA, Va., Aug. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

8) Secondhand smoke is dangerous for everyone, especially children with asthma, setting off symptoms and causing long-term lung damage. * School staff: Enforce no-smoking policies for students and staff on school grounds and on school buses.
PR Newswire
added Aug 20, 2015 14:03
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Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease are Unaware of the Impact of Smoking on Their Disease.

Only half of patients with IBD are aware of the risks of smoking associated with their disease, whereas their intent to quit smoking is directly related to their awareness. In the scope of IBD's treatment, management of smoking cessation should be underta
Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology
added Aug 18, 2015 09:23

Patients don’t realize smoking worsens inflammatory bowel disease

Out of 239 patients with two common types of IBD - Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis - only half were aware of the smoking risks associated with these conditions. “The take-home message for patients with IBD is that smoking can affect their disease
added Aug 18, 2015 09:21

A Mouthwash Rinse May Predict Throat Cancer Recurrence

A simple mouthwash rinse may be able to predict the dangerous recurrence of a kind of throat cancer that is rapidly increasing in heterosexual men...Papilloma viruses...have become the leading cause of oropharyngeal cancer in the United States, as smoking
New York Times
added Aug 18, 2015 04:24

PTSD and RA: Is There a Smoking Gun?

"It appears that people with PTSD have multiple risk factors. It's not only inflammation, but they also have genes that are associated with smoking and anxiety and also are associated with increased inflammation -- there's an overlap," he said. Further st
MedPage Today
added Aug 14, 2015 07:54

[UK] Public smoking ban linked to fall in childhood asthma ($$)

Laws banning smoking in public places in Scotland may have helped to significantly reduce childhood asthma, a study suggests. The research, carried out by the University of Aberdeen, revealed that cases of the condition have dropped by more than 10 per c
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:00

[Australia] KISSING overtakes smoking as leading risk for head and neck cancers: Top doctor warns of 'tsunami' of oral human papilloma virus cases

Dr Thomas told Daily Mail Australia if you became infected by HPV in the oropharynx, your risk of developing head and neck cancer was 250 times higher than that of someone without the virus. While most commonly associated with cervical cancers, HPV can a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 10:57

Children with asthma exposed to SHS more likely experience comorbidities

are more likely to be obese, according to study results. The researchers reported that children exposed to smoke are also more likely to have severe asthma and use health care less. Regan C. Pyle, DO, division of allergic diseases at Mayo Clinic in Roc
added Jul 27, 2015 14:01
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