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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

'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

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

Star Scientific Announces Patent Claims for Synthesis of Anatabine Granted by US PTO

PR Newswire
added May 17, 2012 13:12

[UK] Vapers are more likely to get pneumonia, study finds - as evidence mounts that e-cigarettes are not 'risk free'

For the study, researchers led by Dr Jonathan Grigg, a professor of pediatric respiratory and environmental medicine, asked 17 people who vaped regularly to smoke an e-cigarette in the lab. They found that vaping increased levels of a molecule produced
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:23

Study: Lead and Other Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette ‘Vapors’

“It’s important for the FDA, the e-cigarette companies and vapers themselves to know that these heating coils, as currently made, seem to be leaking toxic metals—which then get into the aerosols that vapers inhale,” says study senior author Ana María Rule
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
added Feb 26, 2018 16:06

Vaping increases susceptibility to pneumococcal infection

Researchers found evidence that e-cigarette vapor increases a receptor that pneumococci use to adhere to cells that line the airways.... “Pneumococcal bacteria can exist in our airways without causing illness. However, in some cases, they can invade the l
added Feb 21, 2018 20:06

Long-Term E-Cigarette Use Could Increase Pneumonia Risk

Long-term users of electronic cigarettes might face increased susceptibility to pneumonia and other lung infections, according to early research in cells, mice, and humans. The studies suggest that, just like conventional cigarette smoke, inhaled e-ciga
MedPage Today
added Feb 10, 2018 19:07

ADAMS: HIV Probably Won't Kill You, but Smoking Will

results were shocking: HIV-positive smokers are six to 13 times more likely to die from lung cancer than from traditional AIDS-related causes. I have HIV, and every time I visit my doctor for a routine checkup, he says the same thing: “HIV isn't going to
added Dec 5, 2017 16:58

E-Cigarette Use Causes a Unique Innate Immune Response in the Lung, Involving Increased Neutrophilic Activation and Altered Mucin Secretion (PDF)

This study describes a unique e-cigarette-induced innate lung response that includes markers of aberrant neutrophilic response and altered mucin secretion and indicate that the effects of e-cigarettes are overlapping with yet distinct from those observed
American Thoracic Society (ATS)
added Oct 21, 2017 23:01
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