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Third-hand tobacco smoke exposure and respiratory complaints in children: A cross-sectional study

THS exposure was significantly associated with increased risk for respiratory complaints in children. This adds to the limited knowledge about the health effects of THS exposure in children and suggests that more research on this topic is needed.
European Respiratory Society (ch)
added Sep 12, 2013 14:42
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[Asia, India] Young smokers , beware ! You are under threat from thrush

The infotech professional, who took to smoking to rid stress, never imagined that puffing away on cigarettes would cause thrush – a fungal infection in the mouth. Menon is among a growing number of young professionals in the city who’re lining up at dent
DNA India (in)
added Jun 17, 2013 04:20
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A comparative risk assessment of burden of disease and injury attributable to 67 risk factors and risk factor clusters in 21 regions, 1990—2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 [FREE FULL TEXT]

The Lancet (uk)
added Dec 13, 2012 14:13
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[UK] Smoking 'Triples Child Meningitis Risk'

Sky News (uk)
added Dec 10, 2012 03:29
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Japan Tobacco Gets First FDA Approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval Monday of a new AIDS medicine is a first for Japan Tobacco Inc.Japan Tobacco Inc. 2914.TO +0.49% , which spent a quarter-century researching drugs without having a product of its labs cleared for the big U
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Sep 20, 2012 13:51
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E-cigarette flavors are toxic to white blood cells, warn scientists

A new study adds to growing evidence on the harmful health effects of e-cigarettes. The study finds that exposure to commonly used e-cigarette flavoring chemicals and liquids can cause significant inflammation to monocytes, a type of white blood cell. Mo
ScienceDaily
added Jan 31, 2018 16:51
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The Real Hazards of Chewing Tobacco and Snuff

Oral cancer. This disease, which affects the mouth, tongue, cheek, gums and lips, is one of the most deadly forms of cancer. The five-year survival rate is only 59 percent. Other cancers. Carcinogens in the tobacco also increase a user's risk for cancer
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:46
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Third-hand smoke in furniture and clothes damages mouse organs

They then exposed caged mice to segments of these fabrics for up to six months, taking brain, liver and blood samples at various intervals. After one month, these mice experienced around a 50 per cent increase in inflammatory molecules in their blood an
New Scientist
added Sep 15, 2017 02:00
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Exposure to pollution kills millions of children, WHO reports find

570,000 children under 5 years die from respiratory infections, such as pneumonia, attributable to indoor and outdoor air pollution and second-hand smoke — smoke that is released by burning tobacco products, such as cigarettes.
Washington Post
added Mar 6, 2017 01:51
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Regular doses of ibuprofen 'lowers smokers' risk of lung cancer by 48%'

researchers at Ohio State University have found clear evidence that - taken in small doses at regular intervals - it can dispel much of the inflammation that leads to tumors in the lungs. It is one of the first studies to have examined specific types of
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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