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Bacteria in smokeless tobacco products may be a health concern

Several species of bacteria found in smokeless tobacco products have been associated with opportunistic infections, according to a new paper. An estimated 8 million people use smokeless tobacco products in the US. But there has been little data on the mic
ScienceDaily
added Aug 28, 2016 20:08
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Temple researchers explore effects of tobacco smoke, opiates on HIV patient tissue damage

researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) will explore the effects of the combination of tobacco smoke and opiates on the tissue damage that occurs in many patients infected with HIV.
EurekAlert
added Aug 24, 2016 17:20
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EDITORIAL: Early history of LGBT tobacco control: CLASH at 25 [FREE FULL TEXT]

LGBTs have made great strides towards acceptance and great contributions to tobacco control. We need allies who realise that reducing stigma may be a tobacco control measure in itself, or at least a first step to improving the health of our community.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 19, 2016 20:23
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Changes in the Frequency of Airway Infections in Smokers Who Switched To Vaping: Results of an Online Survey [FREE FULL TEXT] (OMICS Publishing Group)

Conclusion: The switch from smoking to vaping was associated with a reduced incidence of self-reported respiratory infections. Further studies using objective measures in samples that are not self-selected are needed.
Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy
added Aug 19, 2016 18:10
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[UK] Smokers who turn to vaping 'have fewer lung infections': 66% of people report health spike after switching to e-cigarettes

The on-line survey of 941 respondents by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) assessed subjective changes in respiratory symptoms in smokers who switched to vaping for at least two months. The results, published in the Journal of Addiction Research &
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 19, 2016 18:02
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Smokers who switch to vaping may have fewer respiratory infections, study reveals

The majority of smokers who successfully switch to vaping say they have fewer respiratory infections, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The on-line survey of 941 respondents assessed subjective changes in respiratory sy
News-Medical.net
added Aug 19, 2016 17:45
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[Asia, China] Cigarette smoking associated with lower risk for gout in men

In an Asian cohort of men, cigarette smoking was associated with a lower risk for developing gout, but no differences in risk were observed in women, according to recently published research.
Healio.com
added Aug 12, 2016 12:54
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research funded to study the appeal of menthol and smoking by people with hiv

Each project will receive $30,000...will study the link between menthol and tobacco-related risk behaviors, such as substance use and alcohol use, across age and race....understand the unique challenge smokers living with HIV face when trying to quit smok
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 1, 2016 20:18
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E-cigarette use results in suppression of immune and inflammatory-response genes in nasal epithelial cells similar to cigarette smoke

Taken together, these data indicate that vaping e-cigarettes is associated with decreased expression of a large number of immune-related genes, which are consistent with immune suppression at the level of the nasal mucosa.
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.
added Jul 20, 2016 19:01
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] 'Suara Hati Anak' Anti-Smoking Campagin Aims to Increase Public Awareness of Tobacco-Caused Diseases

(Voices of Children), to increase public awareness of the impacts of smoking. In a statement to the Jakarta Globe recently, Vital Strategies said the campaign involves placing advertisement in national media from May 27 until June 10 this year, uploading
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Jul 15, 2016 15:38
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