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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

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
added Oct 20, 2016 13:29

[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

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

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

Smoking Linked to 2x Higher Risk of Premature Death in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

“This research provides important evidence that the risk of early death starts to decline in patients who stop smoking, and continues year on year. We hope that this research can be used by public health professionals and rheumatologists to help more peo
Rheumatoid Arthritis News
added Apr 15, 2016 16:08

Smokers at higher risk of TB because of 'clogged-up immune cells'

The risk of becoming infected with TB is increased by exposure to smoke from cigarettes and burning fuel. Now, a new study shows this is because smoke clogs up immune cells and weakens their ability to fight TB bacteria.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Mar 30, 2016 14:27

AHF: Gilead Says it “Had No Duty to Develop …” Less Harmful AIDS Drug in Legal Motion on Patent Lawsuit

AHF’s lawsuit also names Japan Tobacco Inc. and Emory University and asserts anti-competitive violations of the Sherman Act,15 U.S.C. §§ 1 & 2.
Business Wire
added Mar 26, 2016 16:47

E-cigarettes impair immune responses more than tobacco

As evidence emerges that e-cigarettes are not as safe as advertisers claim, a new study shows that flavorings classed as "Generally Recognized as Safe" by the US Food and Drug Administration are best avoided in smoking. The findings are presented at the A
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 15, 2016 20:26

[Japan] Kids get more cavities when they live with smokers

Compared to children in non-smoking households, kids living with smokers were more than twice as likely to have cavities at age three. Even when smokers in the home didn’t light up near the children, these three-year-olds were 50 percent more likely to h
added Oct 31, 2015 15:04
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