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helping people with hiv/aids quit smoking

Every year on December 1, World AIDS Day is an opportunity to increase awareness, fight prejudice and improve education relating to HIV/AIDS. People around the world show support to the millions of people living with HIV/AIDS, by wearing a red ribbon or
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:40
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SIEGEL: New Study on E-Cigarettes and Bronchitis: An Example of Scientific Dishonesty and Deception

the paper and the press release are both very deceptive. The paper abstract is hiding important findings. The same thing is true of the press release. In fact, nowhere in the press release does it even mention that there was no significant relationship fo
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Nov 24, 2016 02:26
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E-cigarettes raise teens’ risk of persistent cough and wheeze, study finds

The results showed that the risk of bronchitic symptoms was twice as high in teenagers who said that they were currently using e-cigarettes as in those who had never tried them (odds ratio 2.02 (95% confidence interval 1.42 to 2.88)). Risk of bronchitis
British Medical Journal
added Nov 21, 2016 15:39
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E-Cigarettes Not Good to Gums, Study Finds / Nicotine, flavorings appear to play a role in tissue damage

"We showed that when the vapors from an e-cigarette are burned, it causes cells to release inflammatory proteins," said study leader Irfan Rahman. These, in turn, "aggravate stress within cells, resulting in damage that could lead to various oral disease
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 19, 2016 01:23
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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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New study highlights detrimental effects of e-cigarettes on oral health

A University of Rochester Medical Center study suggests that electronic cigarettes are as equally damaging to gums and teeth as conventional cigarettes. The study, published in Oncotarget, was led by Irfan Rahman, Ph.D. professor of Environmental Medici
News-Medical.net
added Nov 19, 2016 18:19
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Are healthy smokers really healthy? [FREE FULL TEXT]

Actually, ‘healthy smokers’ are not healthy. This narrative review focuses on the smoking related pathophysiologic changes mainly in the respiratory system of healthy smokers, including inflammation and immune changes, genetic alterations, structural cha
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:22
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Impact of Cigarette Smoking and Smoking Cessation on Life Expectancy Among People With HIV: A US-Based Modeling Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

HIV-infected US smokers aged 40 years lose >6 years of life expectancy from smoking, possibly outweighing the loss from HIV infection itself. Smoking cessation should become a priority in HIV treatment programs.
Journal of Infectious Diseases
added Jan 13, 2017 22:05
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Smoking may shorten the lifespan of people living with HIV more than HIV itself

A new study led by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) finds that cigarette smoking substantially reduces the lifespan of people living with HIV in the U.S., potentially even more than HIV itself. The report is being published online in t
Science Magazine
added Nov 3, 2016 14:34
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Platelet activation, adhesion, inflammation, and aggregation potential are altered in the presence of electronic cigarette extracts of variable nicotine concentrations.

Platelets
added Mar 15, 2017 15:42
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