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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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[Europe, France, Spain] Children exposed to passive smoking at arthritis risk: study

The study presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR) in Spain confirmed the link between active smoking and the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 20, 2017 10:23
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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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E-Cigarettes Not Good to Gums, Study Finds / Nicotine, flavorings appear to play a role in tissue damage

"We showed that when the vapors from an e-cigarette are burned, it causes cells to release inflammatory proteins," said study leader Irfan Rahman. These, in turn, "aggravate stress within cells, resulting in damage that could lead to various oral disease
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 19, 2016 01:23
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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
NewsMax
added Oct 20, 2016 13:29
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[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
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Pot And Cigarette Smoking Have At Least One Health Consequence In Common

Middle-age people who have smoked marijuana for many years may have a higher risk of developing gum disease, according to a new study. However, the study did not find a link between long-term marijuana use and several other health problems associated wi
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 6, 2016 13:50
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Where Have All the Ear Infections Gone?

“The reason goes back to the parents and the good decisions they’re making, to immunize their children, to breast-feed their children, to not smoke around their children,” Dr. Byington said. “It’s parents making these good decisions for their kids, and i
New York Times Blogs
added Apr 18, 2016 14:29
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