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Laboratory Equipment Mom's Smoking May Impair Infant Immunity

Maternal smoking is associated with both respiratory and non-respiratory infections in infants, resulting in increased risk for hospitalization and death, according to an abstract to be presented Sunday, Oct. 27, at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AA
Laboratory Equipment
added Oct 21, 2013 19:36

[UK] Michael Douglas says cunnilingus gives you cancer – but is he right?

the evidence suggests he wasn't quite right to do so. Most people rid themselves of HPV within a few years of catching it – but smoking disrupts this process, meaning the virus remains for far longer in smokers than non-smokers, increasing their risk of H
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 3, 2013 12:13

[UK] Electronic-cigarettes fears

Chris Bilsborough, 42, used an e-cigarette for four days and was left with a gum infection and spots on his arms and legs. The taxi driver, from Bamber Bridge, near Preston, said: “I sent the electronic thing back to the shop and he said he would give m
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added May 3, 2013 15:54

A Prospective Study of Cigarette Smoking and the Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Women

Objectives: Long-term data on the influence of cigarette smoking, especially cessation, on the risk of Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) are limited. . . . Conclusions: Current smoking is associated with an increased risk of CD, but not UC
Medical Tribune
added Jan 7, 2013 14:15

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

[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

More Stomach, Esophageal Cancers Seen in AIDS Patients Than Others

AIDS patients are at higher risk for esophageal and stomach cancers . . . Programs that help AIDS patients quit smoking and drink in moderation may help reduce their risk of esophageal and stomach cancer, the authors concluded.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 15, 2012 20:31

'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
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