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[Latin America] Tobacco firms pushed AIDS agenda to protect profits

“In both Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa, Philip Morris and British American Tobacco championed the AIDS response in order to delegitimize efforts to develop the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control,” says the paper pub
Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net)
added May 12, 2016 04:17

[California] E-Cigarette Vapor Boosts Superbugs and Dampens Immune System

report data suggesting that e-cigarettes are toxic to human airway cells, suppress immune defenses and alter inflammation, while at the same time boosting bacterial virulence. The mouse study is published January 25 by the Journal of Molecular Medicine.
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center
added Jan 26, 2016 22:20

E-cigarettes can damage lungs like tobacco, study claims

The study is thought to be the first to investigate an animal's response to e-cigarette inhalation. E-cigarettes generated just 1pc of the amount of free radicals in tobacco smoke, but this still posed a potential health risk, said the researchers. "We
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 5, 2015 19:07

Health risks of e-cigarettes emerge

Vaping pollutes lungs with toxic chemicals and may even make antibiotic-resistant bacteria harder to kill
Science News Online
added Jul 30, 2014 19:52

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

[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

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

[UK] Smoking 'Triples Child Meningitis Risk'

Sky News (uk)
added Dec 10, 2012 03:29

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

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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