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Why tobacco might be in your next flu shot

Medicago, which develops vaccines for a variety of infectious diseases worldwide, is using tobacco plants to fight the flu thanks to their genetic properties and low maintenance costs. Though the scientists are not able to create a vaccine for the curren
Metro International
added Jan 13, 2013 23:58

Star Scientific Announces Successful First Look at the "Flint" CRP Human Study and Provides Updated Report on ASAP Human Thyroid Study

Star Scientific, Inc. (NASDAQ: STSI), announced today that the Roskamp Institute has reported positive findings in its analysis of 100 subjects who completed the "Flint" CRP study that analyzes the effects of dietary supplementation with Anatabloc® in hum
PR Newswire
added Oct 26, 2012 17:58

Secondhand smoke impairs vital cough reflex in kids

Exposed children less able to keep airways clear and protect lungs / The findings may help to explain why children of smokers are more likely to develop pneumonia, bronchitis and other diseases and also are more likely to experiment with smoking during
added Aug 20, 2012 02:39

Vaping may help pneumonia-causing bacteria invade airways

People who smoke e-cigarettes might have an increased risk of developing pneumonia because the vapor could help bacteria stick to cells lining the airways, a small experiment suggests.
added Mar 2, 2018 00:17

Recent updates on electronic cigarette aerosol and inhaled nicotine effects on periodontal and pulmonary tissues

This mini-review summarizes the recent perspectives on e-cigarettes including inhaled nicotine effects on several pathophysiological events, such as oxidative stress, DNA damage, innate host response, inflammation, cellular senescence, profibrogenic and d
Wiley Online Library
added Nov 25, 2017 21:08

Biomarkers of disease can be detected in mice as early as 4 weeks after initiation of exposure to third-hand smoke levels equivalent to those found in homes of smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

In conclusion, time-dependent THS exposure has a significant effect on health as early as 1 month after initiation of exposure and these alterations progressively worsen with time. Our studies are important because virtually nothing is known about the eff
Clinical Science
added Sep 15, 2017 02:04

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
added Jun 17, 2017 16:11

[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

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

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.
added Dec 27, 2016 01:44
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