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[UK] Smokers who turn to vaping 'have fewer lung infections': 66% of people report health spike after switching to e-cigarettes

The on-line survey of 941 respondents by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) assessed subjective changes in respiratory symptoms in smokers who switched to vaping for at least two months. The results, published in the Journal of Addiction Research &
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 19, 2016 18:02
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Smokers who switch to vaping may have fewer respiratory infections, study reveals

The majority of smokers who successfully switch to vaping say they have fewer respiratory infections, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The on-line survey of 941 respondents assessed subjective changes in respiratory sy
News-Medical.net
added Aug 19, 2016 17:45
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[Asia, China] Cigarette smoking associated with lower risk for gout in men

In an Asian cohort of men, cigarette smoking was associated with a lower risk for developing gout, but no differences in risk were observed in women, according to recently published research.
Healio.com
added Aug 12, 2016 12:54
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Changes in the Frequency of Airway Infections in Smokers Who Switched To Vaping: Results of an Online Survey [FREE FULL TEXT] (OMICS Publishing Group)

Conclusion: The switch from smoking to vaping was associated with a reduced incidence of self-reported respiratory infections. Further studies using objective measures in samples that are not self-selected are needed.
Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy
added Aug 19, 2016 18:10
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research funded to study the appeal of menthol and smoking by people with hiv

Each project will receive $30,000...will study the link between menthol and tobacco-related risk behaviors, such as substance use and alcohol use, across age and race....understand the unique challenge smokers living with HIV face when trying to quit smok
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 1, 2016 20:18
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] 'Suara Hati Anak' Anti-Smoking Campagin Aims to Increase Public Awareness of Tobacco-Caused Diseases

(Voices of Children), to increase public awareness of the impacts of smoking. In a statement to the Jakarta Globe recently, Vital Strategies said the campaign involves placing advertisement in national media from May 27 until June 10 this year, uploading
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Jul 15, 2016 15:38
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] A double whammy: Lung disease patients at risk of active tuberculosis

It turned out that Mr Tan was battling more than just one serious lung condition; he had also come down with tuberculosis (TB), a contagious air-borne bacterial infection which made headlines last month when an unusual drug-resistant cluster was identifi
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jul 13, 2016 01:57
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E-cigarette use results in suppression of immune and inflammatory-response genes in nasal epithelial cells similar to cigarette smoke

Taken together, these data indicate that vaping e-cigarettes is associated with decreased expression of a large number of immune-related genes, which are consistent with immune suppression at the level of the nasal mucosa.
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.
added Jul 20, 2016 19:01
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Exploring Issues of Comorbid Conditions in People Who Smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

discusses the need for smoking cessation as a critical component of comorbid condition management. Five common comorbid domains—psychiatric, cancer, pulmonary, cardiovascular, and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)—are highlighted to illustrate how these
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 12, 2016 14:26
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'I'll never be a victim': Golnesa 'GG' Gharachedaghi starts chemotherapy for rheumatoid arthritis on Shahs Of Sunset

But he inadvertently started another fight when he admitted that GG should stop smoking if she really wanted to get better - with GG then flipping out at her family and friends for talking about it.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 11, 2016 17:04
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