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E-Cigarette Smoking May Be Bad for Your Heart

The study found that certain markers for heart disease risk were higher in e-cigarette users than in nonusers. For example, e-cigarette users had higher levels of adrenaline in their hearts, compared with nonusers. They also had elevated levels of inflam (Yahoo!)
added Feb 7, 2017 00:16

Early exposure to thirdhand cigarette smoke affects body mass and the development of immunity in mice [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our results demonstrate that neonatal THS exposure decreases bodyweight and that THS exposure induces persistent changes in the hematopoietic system independent of age at exposure. These results also suggest that THS exposure may have adverse effects on h
Scientific Reports
added Feb 3, 2017 21:08
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Worried About HIV and Aging? The First Thing to Do Is Stop Smoking

They found that 54% of people with HIV were smokers. That's in contrast with just 15% of the general population of the United States. There are people out there who are anxious about the impact HIV has on the aging process, but who continue to smoke. Thi
The Body (Body Health Resources Corporation)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:34

Impact of Cigarette Smoking and Smoking Cessation on Life Expectancy Among People With HIV: A US-Based Modeling Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

HIV-infected US smokers aged 40 years lose >6 years of life expectancy from smoking, possibly outweighing the loss from HIV infection itself. Smoking cessation should become a priority in HIV treatment programs.
Journal of Infectious Diseases
added Jan 13, 2017 22:05

Indoor tobacco legislation is associated with fewer emergency department visits for asthma exacerbation in children

Indoor tobacco legislation is associated with a decrease in emergency department visits for asthma exacerbation. Such legislation should be considered in localities that remain without this legislation to protect the respiratory health of their children.
Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
added Dec 29, 2016 12:50

E-cigarettes and flavorings induce inflammatory and pro-senescence responses in oral epithelial cells and periodontal fibroblasts

These data highlight the pathologic role of e-cig aerosol and its flavoring to cells and tissues of the oral cavity in compromised oral health.
added Dec 27, 2016 01:44

Ibuprofen could reduce smokers' risk of death from lung cancer

Participants were followed-up for an average of 18 years, and the researchers pinpointed their cause-specific mortality status using data from the National Death Index up until 2006. The researchers used Cox proportional hazards regression models to est
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17


Study findings presented at the IASLC 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Vienna, Austria indicated that regular use of ibuprofen might also reduce the risk of dying from lung cancer. This possible benefit appears to apply to both former smoker
added Dec 19, 2016 19:54

FDA Is Right to Reject Swedish Match’s Flawed Application to Remove Health Warnings on Its Smokeless Tobacco Products

The FDA had no choice but to reject this application based on the current record because Swedish Match failed to provide sufficient scientific evidence to support its claims and failed to meet the standard set by law for allowing modified risk claims. As
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2016 19:34
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[UK] Could this drug have saved A A Gill's life? Simon only had two weeks left to live, but this treatment reduced his lung cancer and got him back to health

Simon only had two weeks left...Then the immunotherapy drug nivolumab completely turned his life around...was first diagnosed with advanced non-small cell lung cancer, a form usually caused by smoking (he was a smoker) in February last year after he devel
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 13, 2016 23:26
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