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[UK] Vaping may damage immune system and lead to lung disease, study suggests

Vaping speeds up the death of lung cells by 50 fold and could trigger lung diseases in later life, a new study suggests. Scientists at the University of Birmingham found that the vapour inhaled from e-cigarettes damages immune cells, preventing them fro
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 01:33
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[UK] Vaping can cause SERIOUS lung damage and should be treated with caution, scientists warn

The perception that e-cigarettes are safe should be treated with caution, scientists have said as new research suggests vapour could harm lung cells. A study, published in journal Thorax, found vapour may cause inflammation and impair the activity of al
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 01:31
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E-cigarette vapor tied to changes in lung cells

The vapor from e-cigarettes may boost the production of inflammatory chemicals in the lungs, while disabling key cellular defenders against infection, a new study suggests. In a series of laboratory experiments, researchers found that e-cigarette vapor i
Reuters
added Aug 15, 2018 17:18
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[UK] E-cigarette vapor disables key immune cells in the lung and boosts inflammation

E-cigarette vapor boosts the production of inflammatory chemicals and disables key protective cells in the lung that keep the air spaces clear of potentially harmful particles, reveals a small experimental study.
ScienceDaily
added Aug 15, 2018 04:28
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[Massachusetts] Black Women’s Lupus Risk Increases with Smoking, Decreases with Moderate Drinking

The investigators assessed data from the Black Women’s Health Study... toxic substances from cigarette smoke have been associated with oxidative stress and autoantibody production, and they can directly damage proteins and DNA, the authors wrote....both
BU Bridge (Boston University)
added Aug 11, 2018 14:58
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HPV Linked to Esophageal Cancer Outcomes

Esophageal adenocarcinoma and high-grade dysplasia associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection have a more favorable prognosis compared with HPV-negative disease and are possibly amenable to less-intensive treatment, authors of a retrospective r
MedPage Today
added Aug 4, 2018 15:23
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Study Shows E-Cigarette Vapor May Increase Risk of Pneumonia

The study was published in the European Respiratory Journal, and found that e-cigarette vapor may increase the risk of pneumonia infections. This is in addition to the other dangers found in previous studies, including risks associated with the other che
The Legal Examiner
added Jul 18, 2018 14:21
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Impact of smoking cessation on periodontitis: A systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective longitudinal observational and interventional studies

the risk for periodontitis becomes comparable to that of never-smokers and that nonsurgical periodontal treatment outcomes improve after smoking cessation. Dental professionals ought to consider smoking cessation interventions as a relevant component of t
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 18, 2018 15:03
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[Australia] Everyone knows smoking causes lung cancer, but what about infertility and arthritis?

less than a third of Australians realise it can also cause conditions such as acute leukaemia and rheumatoid arthritis, according to a new study, raising the question around whether current graphic cigarette warning labels need to be refreshed. The study
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 8, 2018 21:54
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Pro-inflammatory effects of e-cigarette vapour condensate on human alveolar macrophages

Vaping may increase the cytotoxic effects of e-cigarette liquid (ECL). We compared the effect of unvaped ECL to e-cigarette vapour condensate (ECVC) on alveolar macrophage (AM) function....ECVC is significantly more toxic to AMs than non-vaped ECL. Excess
British Medical Journal
added Aug 15, 2018 01:27
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