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[UK] Warning on link between MS and smoking

The link between smoking and multiple sclerosis (MS) is “clearer than ever”, with those who smoke more likely to develop the condition and become disabled more quickly, a charity has warned. The MS Society said it has completed a major evidence review
Press Association (uk)
added Sep 24, 2018 04:31
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Smoking associated T-Cell imbalance in patients with chronic pain

In chronic pain patients, smoking is associated with enhanced pain levels together with an imbalance of the Th17/Treg ratio. The shift of the Th17/Treg ratio towards inflammation may explain in part the increased pain intensity in these patients.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 23, 2018 18:44
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The association between lifetime polytobacco use and intention to quit among HIV-positive cigarette smokers

Conclusion Future studies should consider tailoring the timing of cessation interventions upon disease stage and lifetime history of polytobacco use.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Sep 16, 2018 19:00
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High rates of smoking in people with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa

research conducted in 25 sub-Saharan African countries and published in Nicotine and Tobacco Research. After taking into account other factors associated with tobacco use, people living with HIV were approximately 12% more likely to smoke cigarettes and o
aidsmap (uk)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:23
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Scientists Map Interactions between Head and Neck Cancer and HPV Virus

“The human proteins we found interacting with HPV are involved in both virus- and tobacco-related cancers, which means they could be potential targets for the development of new drugs or therapies.”
Gladstone Institutes [UCSF]
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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Electronic cigarette vapour enhances pneumococcal adherence to airway epithelial cells under abnormal conditions of exposure

led authors to conclude that e-cigarette use has the potential to increase susceptibility to pneumococcal infection. Unfortunately, the evidence presented in the paper is inadequate to provide much confidence in this conclusion.
European Respiratory Journal
added Sep 12, 2018 16:33
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Assessment of industry data on pulmonary and immunosuppressive effects of IQOS [FREE FULL TEXT]

IQOS is associated with significant pulmonary and immunomodulatory toxicities with no detectable differences between conventional cigarette smokers and those who were switched to IQOS in Philip Morris International’s studies. Philip Morris International a
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 21:37
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Smoking and HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa: A 25 Country Analysis of the Demographic Health Surveys

Having HIV was associated with a greater likelihood of smoking cigarettes as well as with using smokeless tobacco in sub-Saharan Africa. These tobacco use modalities were also associated with male sex and lower socioeconomic status
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 28, 2018 05:17
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Among Black Women, Smoking Linked with Increased Lupus Risk, Moderate Drinking with Less Risk, Study Reports

Smoking was found to be associated with an increased risk of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) among black women, while moderate alcohol consumption significantly reduces the chances of developing the disease, a study reports. These findings are consis
Lupus News Today
added Aug 24, 2018 12:48
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How secondhand smoke boosts sinusitis risk

Secondhand smoke exposure has been implicated as a risk factor for a number of respiratory ailments, including asthma and other conditions including heart disease and cancers of the sinus and lung. Research suggests that there could be a link between s
Health 24 (za)
added Aug 22, 2018 19:39
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