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[Korea - South] Cigarette Smoking Triggers Colitis by IFN-γ+ CD4+ T Cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

The increased incidence of Crohn’s disease in smokers has been recently reported, suggesting a strong association of cigarette smoke (CS) with colitis.... Here, we demonstrate that CS exposure is sufficient to induce colitis in mice.
Frontiers Journals (cz)
added Nov 1, 2017 15:55
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E-cigarettes may trigger unique and potentially damaging immune responses: experts warn

Researchers found e-cigarettes have a signature of harm in the lung that is both similar and unique, which challenges the concept that switching from cigarettes to e-cigarettes is a healthier alternative.
China Daily (cn)
added Oct 23, 2017 18:55
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E-Cigarette Use Causes a Unique Innate Immune Response in the Lung, Involving Increased Neutrophilic Activation and Altered Mucin Secretion (PDF)

This study describes a unique e-cigarette-induced innate lung response that includes markers of aberrant neutrophilic response and altered mucin secretion and indicate that the effects of e-cigarettes are overlapping with yet distinct from those observed
American Thoracic Society (ATS)
added Oct 21, 2017 23:01
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Oral Sex Plus Smoking a Cancer Danger for Men

Risk of head and neck tumors tied to HPV infection jumps to 15 percent for this group... The key factor is transmission of oral strains of the cancer-linked human papillomavirus (HPV), which can be passed through oral sex. In fact, men who smoke and hav
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 21, 2017 19:56
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Vaping Elicits Immune Response in Lungs

Sputum samples from e-cigarette users and cigarette smokers both exhibited elevated neutrophil activity associated with chronic inflammatory lung diseases like COPD, reported Mehmet Kesimer, PhD, of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine Cen
MedPage Today
added Oct 20, 2017 18:18
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[UK] E-cigarettes can trigger deadly lung diseases as easily as tobacco products, study says

compared saliva samples from tobacco smokers, e-cigarette smokers and nonsmokers. Researchers found that e-cigarette smokers were likely to develop lung diseases such as COPD and cystic fibrosis and that the devices are no better for people than regular
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 20, 2017 18:14
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Men who have performed oral sex on 5 or more partners have a far higher risk of head and neck cancer than sexually-active women

'Among men who did not smoke, cancer-causing oral HPV was rare among everyone who had less than five oral sex partners, although the chances of having oral HPV infection did increase with number of oral sexual partners, and with smoking.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 20, 2017 17:48
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E-Cigarette Use Causes a Unique Innate Immune Response in the Lung Involving Increased Neutrophilic Activation and Altered Mucin Secretion

Together, our results indicate that e-cigarette use alters the profile of innate defense proteins in airway secretions, inducing both similar and unique changes relative to cigarette smoking. These data challenge the concept that e-cigarettes are a health
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Oct 20, 2017 15:10
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E-cigarettes may trigger unique and potentially damaging immune responses

E-cigarettes appear to trigger unique immune responses as well as the same ones that cigarettes trigger that can lead to lung disease...this study looked at possible biomarkers of harm in the lungs. "Our results suggest that e-cigarettes might be just as
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 20, 2017 14:48
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7 Million American Men Carry Cancer-Causing HPV Virus

incidence of mouth and throat cancers caused by the human papilloma virus in men has now surpassed the incidence of HPV-related cervical cancers in women...lead author...said that behavioral change is important, too, particularly smoking cessation. “The d
New York Times
added Oct 18, 2017 14:32
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