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New study shows for first time link between passive smoking in childhood and rheumatoid arthritis

confirmed the link between active smoking and the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, interestingly, it also suggested for the first time that in smokers, exposure to tobacco early in life through passive smoking in childhood significan
EurekAlert
added Jun 17, 2017 16:11
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[France, UK] Children exposed to second-hand smoke are more likely to develop arthritis as adults, groundbreaking study claims

French medical experts reported there is a 79 percent increase in the hazard ratio for children exposed to passive smoking. This is the first study to suggest there is a connection between the painful condition and early exposure to second-hand smoke.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 16, 2017 17:09
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E-liquids allergy guide

‘An allergic reaction is an overreaction by the body’s immune system to compounds that a person is ‘allergic’ to,’ the press note said. ‘Even if a compound has the potential to cause such a reaction (i.e. it is an allergen), that doesn’t mean it will. Wh
Tobacco Reporter
added May 4, 2017 00:18
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E-cigarettes and flavorings induce inflammatory and pro-senescence responses in oral epithelial cells and periodontal fibroblasts

These data highlight the pathologic role of e-cig aerosol and its flavoring to cells and tissues of the oral cavity in compromised oral health.
Oncotarget
added Dec 27, 2016 01:44
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[Austria] IBUPROFEN REDUCES RISK OF DEATH FROM LUNG CANCER AMONG FORMER AND CURRENT SMOKERS, RESEARCHERS SAY

Study findings presented at the IASLC 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Vienna, Austria indicated that regular use of ibuprofen might also reduce the risk of dying from lung cancer. This possible benefit appears to apply to both former smoker
Inquisitr
added Dec 19, 2016 19:54
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[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
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FDA LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN THAT AFFIRMS LGBT YOUTH’S FREEDOM TO BE, TOBACCO FREE

Last week, I had the privilege of participating in the launch of “This Free Life,” the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) new anti-smoking campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) young adults. This is FDA’s first-ever national campai
AIDS.gov blog
added May 12, 2016 04:09
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[North Carolina] Tobacco leaves may provide production option for flu vaccine

Medicago Inc. also is using its tobacco plant research to develop drugs to combat the Sudan strain of the Ebola virus. It has signed production contracts with the Canadian and U.S. governments. "Preliminary results have shown that Medicago’s technology c
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 16, 2016 09:55
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An estimated 12.6 million deaths each year are attributable to unhealthy environments

Noncommunicable diseases contribute to largest share of environment-related deaths... Tobacco smoke-free legislation reduces exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke, and thereby also reduces cardiovascular diseases and respiratory infections.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 15, 2016 20:08
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Key findings on kids' health smoked out

Youngsters under 18 are susceptible to pollutants produced by smokers, but the risk of infection could be reduced if the government extended bans on smoking.
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jan 28, 2016 02:08
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