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E-cigarettes raise teens’ risk of persistent cough and wheeze, study finds

The results showed that the risk of bronchitic symptoms was twice as high in teenagers who said that they were currently using e-cigarettes as in those who had never tried them (odds ratio 2.02 (95% confidence interval 1.42 to 2.88)). Risk of bronchitis
British Medical Journal
added Nov 21, 2016 15:39
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New study highlights detrimental effects of e-cigarettes on oral health

A University of Rochester Medical Center study suggests that electronic cigarettes are as equally damaging to gums and teeth as conventional cigarettes. The study, published in Oncotarget, was led by Irfan Rahman, Ph.D. professor of Environmental Medici
News-Medical.net
added Nov 19, 2016 18:19
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E-Cigarettes Not Good to Gums, Study Finds / Nicotine, flavorings appear to play a role in tissue damage

"We showed that when the vapors from an e-cigarette are burned, it causes cells to release inflammatory proteins," said study leader Irfan Rahman. These, in turn, "aggravate stress within cells, resulting in damage that could lead to various oral disease
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 19, 2016 01:23
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Smoking And The Immune System: Nicotine Causes An Increased Inflammatory Response

"Because of the direct link between nicotine itself and inflammation, this study has important implications including that alternative forms of nicotine inhalation, such as vaping that lacks other chemicals from cigarette smoke, may nonetheless still hav
Medical Daily
added Nov 5, 2016 14:34
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Smoking may shorten the lifespan of people living with HIV more than HIV itself

A new study led by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) finds that cigarette smoking substantially reduces the lifespan of people living with HIV in the U.S., potentially even more than HIV itself. The report is being published online in t
Science Magazine
added Nov 3, 2016 14:34
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Top Abstracts Presented in NASS 2016 Best Paper Sessions: The Effect of Smoking on Spinal Cord Healing following Surgical Treatment for Cervical Myelopathy

there is scant data regarding the effect of smoking on postoperative outcomes for cervical myelopathy. In this study, researchers attempted to quantify the effect using the Nurick scale. The Nurick scale grades the severity of cervical myelopathy from 0 t
North American Spine Society Annual Meeting
added Oct 31, 2016 18:32
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Nicotine induces neutrophil extracellular traps

The current study aimed at investigating the role of nicotine, the addictive component of tobacco and electronic cigarettes, on triggering NET formation. We report that nicotine induces neutrophils to release NETs in a dose-dependent manner. Nicotine-indu
Journal of Leukocyte Biology
added Oct 31, 2016 18:19
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Scientists identify missing link between smoking and inflammation

scientists show that nicotine activates certain white blood cells, called neutrophils, which in turn release molecules that lead to increased inflammation. "Our study reveals an explanation how nicotine contributes to induction of inflammation and in doi
EurekAlert
added Oct 31, 2016 18:15
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[Finland] Vitamin E makes a quarter of older men who smoke and don't exercise 'more prone to pneumonia'

However, the opposite effect was true for older men who exercised and did not smoke - in that vitamin E actually decreased their risk of contracting pneumonia... Researchers from the University of Helsinki, Finland, looked at the effect of vitamin E on th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 27, 2016 00:59
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Smoking Causes Back Pain

Smokers have a 300 percent greater rate of chronic lower back pain than nonsmokers. Why? One theory is that the inflammation from smoke's hydrocarbons coupled with decreased blood flow (nicotine constricts blood vessels) disrupts of the supply of oxygen
NewsMax
added Oct 20, 2016 13:29
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