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[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
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[UK] Knee and hip replacement surgery 'almost TWICE as likely to fail in smokers'

Knee and hip replacement operation are twice as likely to fail in smokers Those who use cigarettes are at an increased risk of requiring repeat procedures because of infections, say scientists.
The [London, UK] Express
added Feb 17, 2017 20:24
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Smoking Increases the Rate of Reoperation for Infection within 90 Days After Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty [FREE FULL TEXT]

demonstrated not only that current smokers have a significantly increased risk of reoperation for infection within 90 days of a surgical procedure compared with nonsmokers, but also that the amount that one has smoked, regardless of current smoking status
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
added Feb 16, 2017 20:54
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After joint replacement surgery, smokers at increased risk of reoperation for infection

For patients undergoing total hip or knee replacement, smoking is associated with an increased risk of infectious (septic) complications requiring repeat surgery, reports a study in the February 15 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal
EurekAlert
added Feb 16, 2017 20:53
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VIDEO: Children Of Smoker Fathers May Have Increased Tolerance For Drugs And Chemicals Due To Epigenetic Changes

mice born to fathers who were exposed to nicotine inherited enhanced chemical tolerance and drug clearance abilities. If the same proves true in humans, it could mean that children of smokers may have enhanced tolerance for certain chemical procedures, su
Medical Daily
added Feb 15, 2017 20:52
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Do children inherit drug protection from parents exposed to nicotine or drugs?

A father's nicotine use may have a significant impact on children's risk of some diseases. In a study published in the online biomedical sciences journal eLife, Oliver J. Rando, MD, PhD, and colleagues at UMass Medical School, demonstrate that mice born
ScienceDaily
added Feb 15, 2017 14:58
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Paternal nicotine exposure alters hepatic xenobiotic metabolism in offspring

Paternal exposure to nicotine prior to reproduction induced a broad protective response to multiple xenobiotics in male offspring. This effect manifested as increased survival following injection of toxic levels of either nicotine or cocaine, accompanied
eLife Sciences (uk)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:46
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Researchers evaluate biological effects of exposure to cigarette smoke versus e-cigarette aerosols

study published in Applied In Vitro Toxicology, a peer-reviewed publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is part of a special issue on Next Generation Nicotine Products and is available to media contacts upon request. Anisha Baner
News-Medical.net
added Feb 10, 2017 19:57
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Early exposure to thirdhand cigarette smoke affects body mass and the development of immunity in mice [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our results demonstrate that neonatal THS exposure decreases bodyweight and that THS exposure induces persistent changes in the hematopoietic system independent of age at exposure. These results also suggest that THS exposure may have adverse effects on h
Scientific Reports
added Feb 3, 2017 21:08
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E-Cigarette Smoking May Be Bad for Your Heart

The study found that certain markers for heart disease risk were higher in e-cigarette users than in nonusers. For example, e-cigarette users had higher levels of adrenaline in their hearts, compared with nonusers. They also had elevated levels of inflam
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Feb 7, 2017 00:16
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