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[UK] Smoking Increases the Rate of Reoperation for Infection within 90 Days After Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty

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 17, 2017 20:26
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Worried About HIV and Aging? The First Thing to Do Is Stop Smoking

They found that 54% of people with HIV were smokers. That's in contrast with just 15% of the general population of the United States. There are people out there who are anxious about the impact HIV has on the aging process, but who continue to smoke. Thi
The Body (Body Health Resources Corporation)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:34

Indoor tobacco legislation is associated with fewer emergency department visits for asthma exacerbation in children

Indoor tobacco legislation is associated with a decrease in emergency department visits for asthma exacerbation. Such legislation should be considered in localities that remain without this legislation to protect the respiratory health of their children.
Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
added Dec 29, 2016 12:50


Study findings presented at the IASLC 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Vienna, Austria indicated that regular use of ibuprofen might also reduce the risk of dying from lung cancer. This possible benefit appears to apply to both former smoker
added Dec 19, 2016 19:54

FDA Is Right to Reject Swedish Match’s Flawed Application to Remove Health Warnings on Its Smokeless Tobacco Products

The FDA had no choice but to reject this application based on the current record because Swedish Match failed to provide sufficient scientific evidence to support its claims and failed to meet the standard set by law for allowing modified risk claims. As
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2016 19:34
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[UK] Could this drug have saved A A Gill's life? Simon only had two weeks left to live, but this treatment reduced his lung cancer and got him back to health

Simon only had two weeks left...Then the immunotherapy drug nivolumab completely turned his life around...was first diagnosed with advanced non-small cell lung cancer, a form usually caused by smoking (he was a smoker) in February last year after he devel
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 13, 2016 23:26

Ibuprofen could reduce smokers' risk of death from lung cancer

Participants were followed-up for an average of 18 years, and the researchers pinpointed their cause-specific mortality status using data from the National Death Index up until 2006. The researchers used Cox proportional hazards regression models to est
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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[UK] Lung cancer NEWS: Simple painkiller IBUPROFEN could reduce risk of deadly disease

This comes after it was revealed cancer sufferers will now have access to a potentially life-saving new drug pembrolizumab, also known as Keytruda, after NICE recommended it for routine NHS use.
The [London, UK] Express
added Dec 8, 2016 20:39

Regular doses of ibuprofen 'lowers smokers' risk of lung cancer by 48%'

researchers at Ohio State University have found clear evidence that - taken in small doses at regular intervals - it can dispel much of the inflammation that leads to tumors in the lungs. It is one of the first studies to have examined specific types of
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23

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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