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Smoking Causes Back Pain

Smokers have a 300 percent greater rate of chronic lower back pain than nonsmokers. Why? One theory is that the inflammation from smoke's hydrocarbons coupled with decreased blood flow (nicotine constricts blood vessels) disrupts of the supply of oxygen
added Oct 20, 2016 13:29

Selena Gomez: Smoking Cigarettes May Be Triggering Her Flare-Ups — Doctor Speaks

“Smoking complicates and increases the negative effects of Lupus,” Dr. Bruce Lee...It’s unclear how many cigarettes Selena, 24, smokes per day, but no matter what, smoking is not helping her Lupus diagnosis. So even if Selena’s time in rehab is helping h
Hollywood Life (blog)
added Oct 19, 2016 20:43

[Cuba, Spain, Florida] Appellant/Cross-Appellee, vs. Philip Morris USA Inc. (PDF)

Morris’s position was that Vila’s laryngeal cancer was caused by the human papillomavirus, not by smoking cigarettes, but if smoking cigarettes did cause Vila’s cancer, then it was not caused by smoking cigarettes manufactured by Philip Morris
Amazon CloudFront
added Oct 13, 2016 23:04

[UK] Illnesses associated with lifestyle cost the NHS £11bn

Health problems related to poor diet, drinking and smoking are costing the NHS in England more than £11bn each year, officials say. Public Health England (PHE) says that unless they are tackled more effectively the NHS will become unaffordable. It warns
BBC Online
added Sep 27, 2016 12:06

Assessing Links Between Tobacco Smoke and Atopic Dermatitis

“the results of this meta-analysis of observational studies suggest that active smoking and passive exposure to cigarette smoke in the home are associated with higher prevalence of AD in both children and adults.” While that may be evident, they do note t (Healthcare Professionals Network)
added Sep 23, 2016 16:05

[Europe] SIEGEL: Anti-Vaping Researcher Gives Negligent Advice to the Public

An anti-vaping researcher, citing findings solely from an in-vitro cell culture study without clear clinical significance, has claimed that vaping can cause fatal respiratory infections...the European Respiratory Society annual meeting itself is financia
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 15, 2016 23:50

[UK] Vaping is linked to deadly lung infections ($$)

Grigg has found that the chemical propellants and nicotine used in ecigarettes both have a powerful effect on lung cells, effectively opening them up to infection by the bacteria that cause pneumonia. “People who vape should consider vaccination against
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:37

Smokeless Tobacco May Contain Potentially Harmful Bacteria

Two types in particular -- Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus pumilus -- can cause inflammation of the lungs and opportunistic infections, the study authors said. Opportunistic infections are those that occur more frequently and are more severe in peopl
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 5, 2016 18:51

Researchers reveal novel link between nicotine and inflammation

strongly activates immune cells to release DNA fibres decorated with pro-inflammatory molecules, so called neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs). The continuous exposure to these NETs can harm the tissue and could explain the hazardous consequences of tob
added Sep 3, 2016 14:51

Smoking Linked to Higher Relapse Risk After Surgery for Crohn's

The study included 240 Crohn's disease patients in the United Kingdom who were followed for three years after bowel surgery... According to the researchers from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, smokers were much more likely than nonsmokers to rel
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 3, 2016 13:19
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