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E-Cigarettes Hit With More Bad News: 'Vaping' Damages Healthy Cells [Study]

Doctor Hong Wei Chu said that his team placed cells from the airways of healthy non-smokers in one end of a device and an electronic cigarette in the other. "It increased the level of viral infection inside the cells," Chu said, adding that "after just
Inquisitr
added Dec 28, 2014 14:52
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BROOKS: CDC Expert Commentary: Smoking and HIV: A Risky Combination

Today I will talk about how smoking adversely affects HIV-infected patients, and what you can do to improve their HIV status and overall health by encouraging them to stop smoking. Smoking is among the most prevalent problems affecting HIV-infected patie
Medical Tribune
added Dec 22, 2014 13:18
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Electronic cigarettes may cause, worsen respiratory diseases, among youth, study finds

Electronic cigarettes may cause or worsen acute respiratory diseases, including asthma and bronchitis, among youth, according to a new study by RTI International Researchers examined particles emitted by e-cigarettes to understand what a user inhales an
Research Triangle Institute / RTI International
added May 5, 2014 20:23
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[Norway] Coffee and Cigarettes May Protect Against Liver Disease

Coffee and cigarette smoking may protect against the rare liver disease Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), study shows. In a new study from Norway published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, both coffee consumption and cigarette smoking are
ScienceDaily
added Dec 14, 2013 17:46
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Smoking in pregnancy triples baby's risk of meningitis

Researchers believe that passive smoking gradually weakens children`s immune system making them more susceptible to the illness, the `Daily Mail` reported. Researchers from the University of Nottingham analysed 18 studies which looked at the link between
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 28, 2013 19:09
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Why tobacco might be in your next flu shot

Medicago, which develops vaccines for a variety of infectious diseases worldwide, is using tobacco plants to fight the flu thanks to their genetic properties and low maintenance costs. Though the scientists are not able to create a vaccine for the curren
Metro International
added Jan 13, 2013 23:58
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Star Scientific Announces Successful First Look at the "Flint" CRP Human Study and Provides Updated Report on ASAP Human Thyroid Study

Star Scientific, Inc. (NASDAQ: STSI), announced today that the Roskamp Institute has reported positive findings in its analysis of 100 subjects who completed the "Flint" CRP study that analyzes the effects of dietary supplementation with Anatabloc® in hum
PR Newswire
added Oct 26, 2012 17:58
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Secondhand smoke impairs vital cough reflex in kids

Exposed children less able to keep airways clear and protect lungs / The findings may help to explain why children of smokers are more likely to develop pneumonia, bronchitis and other diseases and also are more likely to experiment with smoking during
EurekAlert
added Aug 20, 2012 02:39
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Recent updates on electronic cigarette aerosol and inhaled nicotine effects on periodontal and pulmonary tissues

This mini-review summarizes the recent perspectives on e-cigarettes including inhaled nicotine effects on several pathophysiological events, such as oxidative stress, DNA damage, innate host response, inflammation, cellular senescence, profibrogenic and d
Wiley Online Library
added Nov 25, 2017 21:08
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Biomarkers of disease can be detected in mice as early as 4 weeks after initiation of exposure to third-hand smoke levels equivalent to those found in homes of smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

In conclusion, time-dependent THS exposure has a significant effect on health as early as 1 month after initiation of exposure and these alterations progressively worsen with time. Our studies are important because virtually nothing is known about the eff
Clinical Science
added Sep 15, 2017 02:04
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