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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

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

[China] An Epidemiological and Molecular Study of the Relationship Between Smoking, Risk of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, and Epstein-Barr Virus Activation

Smoking is not only associated with NPC risk in individuals from China but is also associated with EBV seropositivity in healthy males and is involved in EBV activation.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Sep 19, 2012 15:08

[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

Another Reason to Break the Habit: Smoking Alters Bacterial Balance in Mouth

Smoking drastically alters the oral microbiome, the mix of roughly 600 bacterial species that live in people's mouths. This is the finding of a study led by NYU Langone Medical Center and its Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center to be published online
PR Newswire
added Mar 29, 2016 13:25

Electronic Cigarette Liquid Increases Inflammation and Virus Infection in Primary Human Airway Epithelial Cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

current study has provided strong data suggesting the deleterious health effects of e-cigarettes on the lung, with a particular focus on airway epithelial inflammation and innate immunity in young people. Our research findings will guide future studies to
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jan 2, 2015 22:56

[Nevada] Influenza Vaccine Breakthrough Makes Use of Tobacco

Could tobacco be the next influenza vaccine breakthrough to fight the disease? If the tobacco influenza vaccine trials go as planned, it could be available in 2016. What a shocking discovery. We all know that smoking can cause heart disease, emphysema,
The Guardian Express Newspaper (Las Vegas, NV)
added Jun 23, 2013 15:47

Japan Tobacco: Received Approval For Anti-HIV Drug

Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914.TO) said Monday it has received approval to manufacture and sell its anti-HIV drug Stribild combination tablets in Japan.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 25, 2013 05:42

[Indiana] Secondhand smoke: A silent killer for pets

Research indicates that nearly 30 percent of pets live with at least one smoker. According to Dr. Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, medical director of the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center, secondhand smoke can damage the nervous systems of both cats and dogs.
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Feb 19, 2017 16:12

Vapers and Smokers Have Similar Airway Gene Alterations

Vapers showed decreased expression of a large number of immune-related genes, including all genes found to be decreased in cigarette smokers. The findings do not imply that e-cigarette use has the same health impact as cigarette smoking, but they do sugg
MedPage Today
added Jun 25, 2016 15:45
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