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[Ohio] Lung experts test nicotine patches as potential treatment for sarcoidosis

Lung experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are testing whether nicotine can help people with a chronic inflammatory lung disease called sarcoidosis. "It's tricky because it mimics other diseases. It's frequently misdiagnosed. Sarcoid
News-Medical.net
added Aug 29, 2017 13:29
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Clinical trial uses nicotine patches to treat chronic lung disease

are testing whether nicotine can help people with a chronic inflammatory lung disease called sarcoidosis. "It's tricky because it mimics other diseases. It's frequently misdiagnosed. Sarcoidosis can look like lung nodules, pneumonia, scar tissue, even lu
EurekAlert
added Aug 28, 2017 17:42
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Drug Aimed at Inflammation May Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Cancer

Although the study found that the drug also lowered risk in people who still smoked, Dr. Rudin said that did not mean they could just take the drug, keep smoking and figure they were safe. Quitting is still the best way to lower the risks of both lung ca
New York Times
added Aug 28, 2017 02:19
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Gum Disease Tied to Cancer Risk in Older Women

Researchers followed more than 65,000 women, average age 68, participating in a larger health study. ...Gum disease was associated with an overall 14 percent increased risk for cancer, and a 12 percent increase even in women who never smoked.
New York Times
added Aug 3, 2017 01:00
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Vaporised nicotine and tobacco harm reduction for addressing smoking among people living with HIV: A cross-sectional survey of Australian HIV health practitioners’ attitudes [FREE FULL TEXT]

• There was uncertainty on the role of vaporised nicotine products (e-cigarettes).... Conclusions Despite supporting the principle of THR, health practitioners may require more evidence and knowledge about VNPs before being willing to consider them as a
Science Direct
added Aug 18, 2017 20:52
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[Australia] Effect of long-term maternal smoking on the offspring’s lung health [FREE FULL TEXT]

maternal SE can enhance oxidative stress and the expression of RAGE, as well as promote RAGE-mediated inflammatory responses in offspring lungs. Maternal MitoQ supplementation during pregnancy is beneficial in reducing inflammatory and oxidative stress re
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.
added Aug 8, 2017 14:08
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Gum infections linked to several cancers in women

Certain cancers, such as breast cancer, lung cancer, and gallbladder cancer, were associated with higher risk in smokers with periodontal disease. Others, such as melanoma, were associated with higher risk in women who had never smoked but did have perio
Reuters
added Aug 1, 2017 22:05
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Gum Disease May Be Linked to Cancer Risk in Older Women

A new study links gum disease with an increased risk of several types of cancer in postmenopausal women, even in women who never smoked... Breast cancer, lung cancer and gallbladder cancer were linked with higher risk among women who smoked and had gum di
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 1, 2017 16:28
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[UK-Scotland] SWITCH IT UP This is how swapping your fags for e-cigarettes could ‘prevent you and your kids getting MENINGITIS’

It’s thought that smoking is responsible for a third to half of all meningococcal cases, according to campaign group Action Against Smoking (ASH). But e-cigarettes are safer than cigarettes, and could lower the risk of meningococcal disease. Deborah Ar
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:42
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Quitting Smoking Can Bring Healthier Sinuses Years Later: Study

new research shows symptoms reverse within 10 years after quitting the bad habit. Researchers believe the findings may provide new motivation for smokers to stop smoking. "If patients tell me that they are smoking, I now have direct evidence to say that
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 14, 2017 11:14
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