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Smoking Deadlier For HIV Patients Than Virus Itself: Study

Nonsmokers getting good care had life expectancy of 78, compared with 63 for smokers
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 20, 2012 06:21
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[Denmark] Smoking More Lethal than HIV

* Smokers with HIV had substantially higher rates of all-cause and non-AIDS mortality than HIV-positive non-smokers, with more than 60% of deaths among HIV patients associated with smoking. * Note that HIV-infected smokers lost more life-years to smokin
MedPage Today
added Dec 19, 2012 06:11
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'Global health charge' on alcohol and tobacco could cover HIV drug costs in 10 countries

A modest increase in taxes on alcohol and tobacco in countries seriously affected by HIV and TB could generate enough income to cover the costs of antiretroviral treatment, TB treatment and malaria treatment and prevention, as well as reducing the incide
aidsmap (uk)
added Jul 24, 2012 20:02
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Study Ties Secondhand Smoke to Bladder Irritation in Kids

Children aged 4 to 10 were at particular risk from exposure
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 21, 2012 06:07
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Star Scientific Announces Patent Claims for Synthesis of Anatabine Granted by US PTO

PR Newswire
added May 17, 2012 13:12
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An Australian Tobacco Plant May Help Us Finally Eliminate Polio

The Nicotiana benthamiana plant is “a workhorse plant that’s been used for decades in plant research,” say scientists developing a promising new polio vaccine. Plants are like a factory, powered by sunlight to manufacture food using carbon dioxide and
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 18, 2017 05:23
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Clinical trial uses nicotine patches to treat chronic lung disease

are testing whether nicotine can help people with a chronic inflammatory lung disease called sarcoidosis. "It's tricky because it mimics other diseases. It's frequently misdiagnosed. Sarcoidosis can look like lung nodules, pneumonia, scar tissue, even lu
EurekAlert
added Aug 28, 2017 17:42
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Drug Aimed at Inflammation May Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Cancer

Although the study found that the drug also lowered risk in people who still smoked, Dr. Rudin said that did not mean they could just take the drug, keep smoking and figure they were safe. Quitting is still the best way to lower the risks of both lung ca
New York Times
added Aug 28, 2017 02:19
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[Arizona] FACTCHECK: Can e-cigarettes cause an incurable disease?

As the NIDA notes, much remains unknown about the health risks of e-cigarettes, including whether or not they are safer than conventional cigarettes. There also isn’t enough evidence to say definitively they’re effective at helping people to quit smoking
Green Valley (AZ) News
added Jun 1, 2017 03:08
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helping people with hiv/aids quit smoking

Every year on December 1, World AIDS Day is an opportunity to increase awareness, fight prejudice and improve education relating to HIV/AIDS. People around the world show support to the millions of people living with HIV/AIDS, by wearing a red ribbon or
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:40
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