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[UK] The effect of electronic cigarette and tobacco smoke exposure on COPD bronchial epithelial cell inflammatory responses

Conclusion: ECVE caused toxicity and reduced the antiviral response to poly I:C. This raises concerns over the safety of e-cig use.
Dove Medical Press (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 21:42
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[Australia] Measles among smokers linked to COPD risk

Childhood measles has been linked to an increased risk of developing chronic lung disease, but only in adults with asthma and a history of smoking. An Australian study of more than 8000 Tasmanians found childhood measles infection - a highly contagious
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 22, 2018 15:19
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[South Africa] CASTRO / DAIN: Turning the tide on avoidable deaths in Africa

Nowhere are the battle lines between public health authorities and Big Tobacco... In September, the United Nations will hold a High-Level meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases as well as the first ever High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis, now the biggest i
Daily Maverick (za)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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[Asia, India] Smokers with a persistent cough are urged to get tested for TB

“Cough” shows that tobacco consumption and exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke increases the risk of TB and of dying from the disease. A key barrier totimely diagnosis and treatment among smokers is the assumption that a cough is related to their smoking
The Health Site (in)
added Mar 16, 2018 17:58
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[India] Campaign launched to warn of dangerous link between tobacco and TB

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), during the End-TB Summit here, has re-launched 'Cough,' a national mass media campaign to warn citizens about the links between TB and tobacco use. 'Cough' shows that tobacco consumption and exposure to
ANI (in)
added Mar 16, 2018 17:55
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[UK] Vapers are more likely to get pneumonia, study finds - as evidence mounts that e-cigarettes are not 'risk free'

For the study, researchers led by Dr Jonathan Grigg, a professor of pediatric respiratory and environmental medicine, asked 17 people who vaped regularly to smoke an e-cigarette in the lab. They found that vaping increased levels of a molecule produced
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:23
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Vaping may help pneumonia-causing bacteria invade airways

People who smoke e-cigarettes might have an increased risk of developing pneumonia because the vapor could help bacteria stick to cells lining the airways, a small experiment suggests.
Reuters
added Mar 2, 2018 00:17
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Study: Lead and Other Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette ‘Vapors’

“It’s important for the FDA, the e-cigarette companies and vapers themselves to know that these heating coils, as currently made, seem to be leaking toxic metals—which then get into the aerosols that vapers inhale,” says study senior author Ana María Rule
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
added Feb 26, 2018 16:06
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Vaping increases susceptibility to pneumococcal infection

Researchers found evidence that e-cigarette vapor increases a receptor that pneumococci use to adhere to cells that line the airways.... “Pneumococcal bacteria can exist in our airways without causing illness. However, in some cases, they can invade the l
Healio.com
added Feb 21, 2018 20:06
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[Asia, India] Mumbai Pollution Levels Causing Increased Respiratory Illnesses In Children

Other than outdoor pollution, second-hand tobacco smoke and indoor fumes are also considered as top causes of infection among children. In poorly ventilated dwellings, indoor smoke can be 100 times higher than acceptable levels for small particles.
Mid-day.com (in)
added Feb 17, 2018 16:08
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