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[Canada] Day 209: The icing vs. the cake

Dr. Barsky's testimony ... He accepted as a "ball park figure" that 90% of lung cancers were caused by smoking. He comfortably volunteered that he had never doubted the the link between smoking and lung cancer, and that he was aware that the companies ha
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Feb 19, 2014 09:42
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Nanoparticles in polluted air, smoke & nanotechnology products have serious impact on health

exposure to nanoparticles can have a serious impact on health, linking it to rheumatoid arthritis and the development of other serious autoimmune diseases. The findings that have been recently published in the international journal Nanomedicine have healt
ScienceDaily
added Jun 11, 2012 19:00
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Cancer in the LGBT Community

From increased smoking, which is a risk factor for mesothelioma, to being screened for cancer les soften, gay, bisexual, and transgender men and women carry several more risks for cancer and need to be aware of these to make the best choices for good heal
Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 24, 2017 14:24
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Smoking electronic cigarettes kills large number of mouth cells

A large number of mouth cells exposed to e-cigarette vapor in the laboratory die within a few days, according to a study conducted by Université Laval researchers and published in the latest issue of Journal of Cellular Physiology. Dr. Mahmoud Rouabhia
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 21, 2016 16:42
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Bacteria in chewable tobacco may up risk of cancer

Chewable tobacco products contain bacteria species which could potentially cause inflammation of the lungs, cancer and even heart valve infection, says research.
Indian Express (in)
added Aug 28, 2016 20:24
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[Denmark] Mortality: H.I.V.-Positive Smokers Lose More Years to Tobacco Than to the Virus, a Study Says

H.I.V. patients who obtain good treatment but who smoke lose more years of life to tobacco than to the virus, a new Danish study has found. . . . A 35-year-old H.I.V. patient who did not smoke was likely to live to age 78, while one who smoked was lik
New York Times
added Jan 1, 2013 11:38
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Ex-smokers have higher risks for bowel diseases

Reuters
added Jul 30, 2012 15:44
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E-cigarette use results in suppression of immune and inflammatory-response genes in nasal epithelial cells similar to cigarette smoke

Taken together, these data indicate that vaping e-cigarettes is associated with decreased expression of a large number of immune-related genes, which are consistent with immune suppression at the level of the nasal mucosa.
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.
added Jun 12, 2016 15:48
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Two New Studies Find Potential Harmful Effects of E-Cigarettes

A new study from the University of North Carolina shows that e-cigarette use, which delivers nicotine via vapor rather than tobacco smoke, may not be safe simply because it does not contain the same known carcinogens as tobacco cigarette smoke. The study
How Stuff Works
added Feb 15, 2016 20:37
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[Asia] ‘Evidence suggests that smoking on film glamorises tobacco use … India has highest number of TB patients’

With government aiming to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) from India by 2025, focus on links between smoking and TB is growing. Nandita Murukutla, vice-president, global policy and research, Vital Strategies – an organisation that delivers evidence-based pub
Times of India
added May 3, 2018 19:42
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