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Assessing Links Between Tobacco Smoke and Atopic Dermatitis

“the results of this meta-analysis of observational studies suggest that active smoking and passive exposure to cigarette smoke in the home are associated with higher prevalence of AD in both children and adults.” While that may be evident, they do note t (Healthcare Professionals Network)
added Sep 23, 2016 16:05

[Europe] SIEGEL: Anti-Vaping Researcher Gives Negligent Advice to the Public

An anti-vaping researcher, citing findings solely from an in-vitro cell culture study without clear clinical significance, has claimed that vaping can cause fatal respiratory infections...the European Respiratory Society annual meeting itself is financia
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 15, 2016 23:50

[UK] Vaping is linked to deadly lung infections ($$)

Grigg has found that the chemical propellants and nicotine used in ecigarettes both have a powerful effect on lung cells, effectively opening them up to infection by the bacteria that cause pneumonia. “People who vape should consider vaccination against
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:37

Smokeless Tobacco May Contain Potentially Harmful Bacteria

Two types in particular -- Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus pumilus -- can cause inflammation of the lungs and opportunistic infections, the study authors said. Opportunistic infections are those that occur more frequently and are more severe in peopl
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 5, 2016 18:51

Researchers reveal novel link between nicotine and inflammation

strongly activates immune cells to release DNA fibres decorated with pro-inflammatory molecules, so called neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs). The continuous exposure to these NETs can harm the tissue and could explain the hazardous consequences of tob
added Sep 3, 2016 14:51

Smoking Linked to Higher Relapse Risk After Surgery for Crohn's

The study included 240 Crohn's disease patients in the United Kingdom who were followed for three years after bowel surgery... According to the researchers from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, smokers were much more likely than nonsmokers to rel
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 3, 2016 13:19

Tobacco Smoking as a Risk Factor for Increased Antibiotic Prescription

among a national sample of patients with an infectious diagnosis, tobacco users had 20%–30% higher odds of receiving antibiotics than non-tobacco users. This is the first U.S. study to quantify the magnitude of this unsubstantiated practice. Prescribers s
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Sep 2, 2016 14:56

Bacteria in chewable tobacco may up risk of cancer

Chewable tobacco products contain bacteria species which could potentially cause inflammation of the lungs, cancer and even heart valve infection, says research.
Indian Express (in)
added Aug 28, 2016 20:24

Bacterial Populations Associated with Smokeless Tobacco Products

Several bacterial species were identified that are of possible concern due to their potential to cause opportunistic infections. In addition some species have abilities to reduce nitrates to nitrites, which may be an important step in the formation of car
Applied and Environmental Microbiology
added Aug 28, 2016 20:11

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
added Aug 28, 2016 20:08
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