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Smoking And The Immune System: Nicotine Causes An Increased Inflammatory Response

"Because of the direct link between nicotine itself and inflammation, this study has important implications including that alternative forms of nicotine inhalation, such as vaping that lacks other chemicals from cigarette smoke, may nonetheless still hav
Medical Daily
added Nov 5, 2016 14:34
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Top Abstracts Presented in NASS 2016 Best Paper Sessions: The Effect of Smoking on Spinal Cord Healing following Surgical Treatment for Cervical Myelopathy

there is scant data regarding the effect of smoking on postoperative outcomes for cervical myelopathy. In this study, researchers attempted to quantify the effect using the Nurick scale. The Nurick scale grades the severity of cervical myelopathy from 0 t
North American Spine Society Annual Meeting
added Oct 31, 2016 18:32
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Nicotine induces neutrophil extracellular traps

The current study aimed at investigating the role of nicotine, the addictive component of tobacco and electronic cigarettes, on triggering NET formation. We report that nicotine induces neutrophils to release NETs in a dose-dependent manner. Nicotine-indu
Journal of Leukocyte Biology
added Oct 31, 2016 18:19
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Scientists identify missing link between smoking and inflammation

scientists show that nicotine activates certain white blood cells, called neutrophils, which in turn release molecules that lead to increased inflammation. "Our study reveals an explanation how nicotine contributes to induction of inflammation and in doi
EurekAlert
added Oct 31, 2016 18:15
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[Finland] Vitamin E makes a quarter of older men who smoke and don't exercise 'more prone to pneumonia'

However, the opposite effect was true for older men who exercised and did not smoke - in that vitamin E actually decreased their risk of contracting pneumonia... Researchers from the University of Helsinki, Finland, looked at the effect of vitamin E on th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 27, 2016 00:59
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E-cigarettes and flavorings induce inflammatory and pro-senescence responses in oral epithelial cells and periodontal fibroblasts

These data highlight the pathologic role of e-cig aerosol and its flavoring to cells and tissues of the oral cavity in compromised oral health.
Oncotarget
added Dec 27, 2016 01:44
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Smoking Causes Back Pain

Smokers have a 300 percent greater rate of chronic lower back pain than nonsmokers. Why? One theory is that the inflammation from smoke's hydrocarbons coupled with decreased blood flow (nicotine constricts blood vessels) disrupts of the supply of oxygen
NewsMax
added Oct 20, 2016 13:29
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Selena Gomez: Smoking Cigarettes May Be Triggering Her Flare-Ups — Doctor Speaks

“Smoking complicates and increases the negative effects of Lupus,” Dr. Bruce Lee...It’s unclear how many cigarettes Selena, 24, smokes per day, but no matter what, smoking is not helping her Lupus diagnosis. So even if Selena’s time in rehab is helping h
Hollywood Life (blog)
added Oct 19, 2016 20:43
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[Cuba, Spain, Florida] Appellant/Cross-Appellee, vs. Philip Morris USA Inc. (PDF)

Morris’s position was that Vila’s laryngeal cancer was caused by the human papillomavirus, not by smoking cigarettes, but if smoking cigarettes did cause Vila’s cancer, then it was not caused by smoking cigarettes manufactured by Philip Morris
Amazon CloudFront
added Oct 13, 2016 23:04
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[UK] Illnesses associated with lifestyle cost the NHS £11bn

Health problems related to poor diet, drinking and smoking are costing the NHS in England more than £11bn each year, officials say. Public Health England (PHE) says that unless they are tackled more effectively the NHS will become unaffordable. It warns
BBC Online
added Sep 27, 2016 12:06
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