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Electronic cigarette exposure triggers neutrophil inflammatory responses [FREE FULL TEXT]

Neutrophils were exposed to e-cig vapour extract (ECVE)... ECVE causes a pro-inflammatory response from human neutrophils. This raises concerns over the safety of e-cig use.
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 26, 2016 14:43
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HIV-infected patients less likely to get cancer treatment

“Appropriate cancer screening of persons living with HIV, health education and lifestyle modifications such as smoking cessation should move to the forefront,” Barta added.
Reuters
added May 18, 2016 16:45
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AIDS Group Agrees To Drop 2 Cos. From Drug Antitrust Row ($$)

The foundation, Japan Tobacco International USA Inc. and Akros Pharma Inc. filed a joint stipulation for dismissing the two defendants from the case, in which they faced allegations that they violated the Sherman Act by participating in illegal tying an
Law360
added May 15, 2016 23:40
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Lung Problems Persist Even After Giving Up Cigarettes

A new study from researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in Nashville, Tennessee, found that symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) continue to persist even after a patient has ceased smoking due to a bacterial invasi
DailyRx
added May 12, 2016 20:07
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[UK] Extracellular cadmium in the bronchoalveolar space of long-term tobacco smokers with and without COPD and its association with inflammation

extracellular cadmium is enhanced in the bronchoalveolar space of long-term smokers and displays pro-inflammatory features. Its pathogenic role in tobacco-induced disease deserves further evaluation.
Dove Medical Press (uk)
added May 12, 2016 16:08
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[Latin America] Tobacco firms pushed AIDS agenda to protect profits

“In both Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa, Philip Morris and British American Tobacco championed the AIDS response in order to delegitimize efforts to develop the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control,” says the paper pub
Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net)
added May 12, 2016 04:17
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FDA LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN THAT AFFIRMS LGBT YOUTH’S FREEDOM TO BE, TOBACCO FREE

Last week, I had the privilege of participating in the launch of “This Free Life,” the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) new anti-smoking campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) young adults. This is FDA’s first-ever national campai
AIDS.gov blog
added May 12, 2016 04:09
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Hepatitis C linked to higher risk of head and neck cancers

Because smoking is a major risk factor for head and neck cancers, researchers also looked at data for a control group of 694 people with lung tumors and other smoking-related malignancies. They found 6.5 percent of this control group had HCV.
Reuters
added Apr 25, 2016 14:27
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Association Between Hepatitis C Virus and Head and Neck Cancers

HCV is associated with nonoropharyngeal (except nasopharyngeal) and HPV-positive oropharyngeal HNCs. Further studies are required to explore the possible interaction between HCV and HPV, and the association between HCV and other HPV-related malignancies.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 25, 2016 14:27
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Study Ties Certain Mouth Germs to Pancreatic Cancer Risk

"We identified two types of bacteria that are associated with a higher risk for pancreatic cancer and have been tied in the past to such diseases as periodontitis, or inflammation of the gums," explained lead researcher Jiyoung Ahn. She's an associate pr
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 20, 2016 20:42
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