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[UK-Scotland] SWITCH IT UP This is how swapping your fags for e-cigarettes could ‘prevent you and your kids getting MENINGITIS’

It’s thought that smoking is responsible for a third to half of all meningococcal cases, according to campaign group Action Against Smoking (ASH). But e-cigarettes are safer than cigarettes, and could lower the risk of meningococcal disease. Deborah Ar
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:42
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Quitting Smoking Can Bring Healthier Sinuses Years Later: Study

new research shows symptoms reverse within 10 years after quitting the bad habit. Researchers believe the findings may provide new motivation for smokers to stop smoking. "If patients tell me that they are smoking, I now have direct evidence to say that
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 14, 2017 11:14
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[Spain] Researchers find link between second-hand smoke exposure in childhood, RA

Findings presented at the EULAR Annual Congress indicated a link between second-hand smoke exposure in childhood and early rheumatoid arthritis. “Our study highlights the importance of avoiding any tobacco environment in children, especially in those wit
Healio.com
added Jul 7, 2017 01:04
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Prevalence and correlates of smoking among people living with HIV in South Africa

As long-term HIV care continues to improve, more people living with HIV (PLWH) will die of diseases, including tuberculosis, for which smoking plays an important causal role. The prevalence of smoking is markedly higher among PLWH in high-resource settin
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 21, 2017 18:06
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[Europe, France, Spain] Children exposed to passive smoking at arthritis risk: study

The study presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR) in Spain confirmed the link between active smoking and the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 20, 2017 10:23
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New study shows for first time link between passive smoking in childhood and rheumatoid arthritis

confirmed the link between active smoking and the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, interestingly, it also suggested for the first time that in smokers, exposure to tobacco early in life through passive smoking in childhood significan
EurekAlert
added Jun 17, 2017 16:11
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Qualitative exploration of a smoking cessation trial for people living with HIV in South Africa

Future smoking cessation interventions need to target barriers at multiple levels. Increasing the supply and duration of NRT may increase its effectiveness. Other behavioral approaches such as group counseling or peer counseling could hold promise in thi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 16, 2017 21:47
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[France, UK] Children exposed to second-hand smoke are more likely to develop arthritis as adults, groundbreaking study claims

French medical experts reported there is a 79 percent increase in the hazard ratio for children exposed to passive smoking. This is the first study to suggest there is a connection between the painful condition and early exposure to second-hand smoke.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 16, 2017 17:09
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[UK] E-cigarette vapour may prevent mouth ulcers from healing: Chemicals in the devices can impair the body's ability to repair itself

A study found that chemicals in the devices can impair the processes that allow the body to repair itself. The findings may explain why some users can develop persistent painful mouth sores and ulcers. E-cigarettes are widely promoted as a safer replace
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 9, 2017 16:12
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[UK] Tobacco the ‘silent killer’ of HIV patients, say researchers

Medical advances in HIV mean that HIV patients may only lose about five years of life due to HIV. However, if they smoke, they may lose as much as 12 years of life. This means that tobacco use is more than twice as likely to cause death in HIV patients a
Centre for Historical Economics and Related Research at York University
added Jun 2, 2017 16:33
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