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Smokers with HIV face higher risk from lung cancer than from AIDS

“Today, the number one killer of people with HIV on treatment in the U.S. is not the virus, it’s smoking,” said lead study author Dr. Krishna Reddy of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston.
Reuters
added Sep 18, 2017 23:40
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HIV and Smoking a Lethal Combo for the Lungs

HIV patients who take their medication but also smoke are about 10 times more likely to die from lung cancer than from AIDS-related causes, a new study estimates. Lifesaving antiretroviral drugs have improved life expectancy to the point that patients no
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 18, 2017 23:34
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Third-hand smoke in furniture and clothes damages mouse organs

They then exposed caged mice to segments of these fabrics for up to six months, taking brain, liver and blood samples at various intervals. After one month, these mice experienced around a 50 per cent increase in inflammatory molecules in their blood an
New Scientist
added Sep 15, 2017 02:00
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Biomarkers of disease can be detected in mice as early as 4 weeks after initiation of exposure to third-hand smoke levels equivalent to those found in homes of smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

In conclusion, time-dependent THS exposure has a significant effect on health as early as 1 month after initiation of exposure and these alterations progressively worsen with time. Our studies are important because virtually nothing is known about the eff
Clinical Science
added Sep 15, 2017 02:04
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An Australian Tobacco Plant May Help Us Finally Eliminate Polio

The Nicotiana benthamiana plant is “a workhorse plant that’s been used for decades in plant research,” say scientists developing a promising new polio vaccine. Plants are like a factory, powered by sunlight to manufacture food using carbon dioxide and
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 18, 2017 05:23
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[Texas] Tobacco plant may 'save lives' in new flu vaccine trial, Austin researchers say

TEKTON Research in Austin is testing a vaccine...using a plant many people might not associate with health benefits: tobacco...this trial vaccine would make proteins in a tobacco plant. It would tell your immune system that something is wrong, and it nee
KVUE (Austin, TX)
added Sep 15, 2017 01:46
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Smoking bans linked to drop in child hospital admissions

Childhood chest infections needing hospital care may have dropped by as much as 20 per cent since anti-smoking laws were introduced, research suggests. The findings add to previous evidence that tobacco control policies are associated with reductions in
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 6, 2017 15:53
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Smoking Bans Help Kids Breathe Easier

The researchers reviewed 41 studies from North America, Europe and China, and found that anti-smoking measures were linked to a more than 18 percent decrease in childhood chest infections requiring hospital care, a nearly 10 percent decline in severe ast
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 6, 2017 15:52
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[UK-Scotland] Smoke-free laws benefit child health – study

Children needing hospital treatment due to chest infections may have dropped by as much as a fifth since anti-smoking laws were introduced, research suggests. A study led by the University of Edinburgh and the Erasmus University Medical Centre in the Ne
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added Sep 6, 2017 02:43
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STUDY SHOWS E-CIGS PROPYLENE GLYCOL KILLS PNEUMOCOCCI, STREPTOCOCCI, STAPHYLOCOCCI

Vapes The Cloud Company
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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