Headlines Tagged with Inflammation/infections/immunity — 1,220 headlines found
Platelet activation, adhesion, inflammation, and aggregation potential are altered in the presence of electronic cigarette extracts of variable nicotine concentrations.
Nov 1, 2016 Platelets
added Mar 15, 2017 15:42
Exposure to secondhand smoke in the first few weeks of life could boost the risk that kids will develop food allergies, a new study suggests. "Early life exposure to secondhand smoke is a well-established risk factor for asthma and, in some studies, for
Mar 6, 2017 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 7, 2017 12:42
570,000 children under 5 years die from respiratory infections, such as pneumonia, attributable to indoor and outdoor air pollution and second-hand smoke — smoke that is released by burning tobacco products, such as cigarettes.
Mar 6, 2017 Washington Post
added Mar 6, 2017 01:51
More than 1 in 4 deaths of children under 5 years of are attributable to unhealthy environments. Every year, environmental risks – such as indoor and outdoor air pollution, second-hand smoke, unsafe water, lack of sanitation, and inadequate hygiene – tak
Mar 6, 2017 World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 6, 2017 00:46
Actually, ‘healthy smokers’ are not healthy. This narrative review focuses on the smoking related pathophysiologic changes mainly in the respiratory system of healthy smokers, including inflammation and immune changes, genetic alterations, structural cha
Nov 15, 2016 BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:22
Overall cancer incidence declined to that of non-smokers after one year quitting except for lung cancer incidence, which did not decrease even >5 years after quitting. Smoking cessation efforts should be a priority to reduce the risk of cancer, however,
Feb 22, 2017 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:20
A year after quitting smoking, patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have risk for most cancers that is about the same as non-smokers – the exception is lung cancer, which remains elevated through 5 years, researchers reported here. On
Feb 19, 2017 MedPage Today
added Feb 22, 2017 16:13
Research indicates that nearly 30 percent of pets live with at least one smoker. According to Dr. Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, medical director of the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center, secondhand smoke can damage the nervous systems of both cats and dogs.
Feb 19, 2017 Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Feb 19, 2017 16:12
[UK] Smoking Increases the Rate of Reoperation for Infection within 90 Days After Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty
demonstrated not only that current smokers have a significantly increased risk of reoperation for infection within 90 days of a surgical procedure compared with nonsmokers, but also that the amount that one has smoked, regardless of current smoking status
Feb 1, 2017 Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
added Feb 17, 2017 20:26
Knee and hip replacement operation are twice as likely to fail in smokers Those who use cigarettes are at an increased risk of requiring repeat procedures because of infections, say scientists.
Feb 16, 2017 The [London, UK] Express
added Feb 17, 2017 20:24