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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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A Face-Aging App for Smoking Cessation in a Waiting Room Setting: Pilot Study in an HIV Outpatient Clinic

A face-aging app implemented in a waiting room provides a novel opportunity to motivate patients visiting a health care provider to quit smoking, to address quitting at their subsequent appointment and thereby encourage physician-delivered smoking cessati
Journal of Medical Internet Research (ca)
added Aug 20, 2018 02:08
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Vaping may cause lung disease, new study claims

researchers and the industry have agreed upon is that smoking vaporized nicotine is at least safer than smoking a normal cigarette. But whether that’s a good enough reason to allow e-cig makers to market their products to the general population remains
Consumer Affairs
added Aug 17, 2018 12:13
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