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Vapers and Smokers Have Similar Airway Gene Alterations

E-cigarette use is associated with significant changes in immune-related gene expression in the nasal mucosa similar to those reported in cigarette smokers, according to findings from a prospective study that compared gene-expression profiles in nonsmoke
MedPage Today
added Jun 25, 2016 02:00
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E-cigarette use can alter hundreds of genes involved in airway immune defense

The long-term health effects of e-cigarettes remain unknown, but toxicologists at UNC are now uncovering how use of e-cigarettes affect genes involved in upper airway immune defense.
EurekAlert
added Jun 23, 2016 18:18
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Analysis of the functional aspects and seminal plasma proteomic profile of sperm from smokers

cigarette smoking was associated with an inflammatory state in the accessory glands and in the testis, as shown by enriched proteomic pathways. This state causes an alteration in sperm functional quality, which is characterized by decreased acrosome integ
BJU International (British Association of Urological Surgeons)
added Jun 22, 2016 13:28
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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 Jun 12, 2016 15:48
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Pot And Cigarette Smoking Have At Least One Health Consequence In Common

Middle-age people who have smoked marijuana for many years may have a higher risk of developing gum disease, according to a new study. However, the study did not find a link between long-term marijuana use and several other health problems associated wi
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 6, 2016 13:50
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Asia-Pacific Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Therapeutics Markets to 2022 - How Will Immunotherapies Such as Keytruda Contribute to the 8.7% Growth? - Research and Markets

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) is the most common cancer and cause of cancer-related mortality globally. There were more than 1.8 million newly diagnosed lung cancer cases in 2012 globally, accounting for 13% of the total number of cancer cases. Over
PR Newswire
added Jun 2, 2016 15:27
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[UK] 'The NHS is neglecting lung disease sufferers': One person dies every 5 minutes due to lack of treatments and funding

British Lung Foundation found 5 people are diagnosed every 5 minutes This adds up to around 115,000 deaths and 550,000 diagnoses each year / Treatment for lung problems lags far behind care for other diseases / Charity said this amounts to 'systemic ne
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 27, 2016 18:53
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[UK] 'Systemic neglect of lung disease' in NHS structures

Three of the UK's top six killer diseases are lung conditions - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia and lung cancer - but it is poorly understood and underfunded, said the study from the British Lung Foundation (BLF). It argued that the imp
Press Association (uk)
added May 27, 2016 18:53
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How Does Shisha Compare to Cigarette Smoking?

a great deal of misleading advertising associated with it. Unfortunately, these have made people feel that it is a less harmful alternative to smoking cigarettes. In fact, a study by the CDC in 2012 revealed that those who smoke shisha consider it less ha
News-Medical.net
added May 27, 2016 18:53
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Lung disease kills one person every five minutes in the UK - but research is badly underfunded

Three of the UK’s top six killer diseases are lung conditions - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia and lung cancer - but it is poorly understood and underfunded, said the study from the British Lung Foundation (BLF). It argued that the imp
The Mirror (uk)
added May 27, 2016 11:08
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