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Baby's death sparks call for Indonesia to crack down on big tobacco

A young Indonesian couple who believe cigarettes killed their baby son want the country's Government to shut down the nation's powerful tobacco industry. One-month-old Muhammad Hafizh died of pneumonia after breathing in second-hand cigarette smoke at a
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 4, 2017 23:58
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Toxicological impact of waterpipe smoking and flavorings in the oral cavity and respiratory system

This review discusses the current evidence of waterpipe smoke effects on the oral health and respiratory system based on basic and clinical science and provides future directions for research and regulatory science on how WS can affect the oral cavity and
Inhalation Toxicology
added Mar 9, 2018 20:14
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[Korea - South] Smoking has been found to trigger Crohn’s disease according to new research

Scientists have shown for the first time that cigarette smoke causes intestinal inflammation, increasing risk of Crohn’s disease
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 1, 2017 15:56
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[Korea - South] Smoking cigarettes may cause Crohn's disease: Exposure to tobacco causes a reaction that triggers inflammation in the bowel, study finds

South Korean scientists discovered mice who inhaled cigarette smoke showed signs of intestinal inflammation - a sign of Crohn's disease. Cigarette smoking activates specific white blood cells in the lung, which might later move to the colon, triggering
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 4, 2017 16:26
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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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