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GLANTZ: IQOS emissions create risks of immunosuppression and pulmonary toxicity, so FDA should not accept PMI reduced risk claim

My colleagues at the UCSF TCORS just submitted this public comment to the FDA and PMI's application to market IQOS as a modified (less) risk tobacco product.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 5, 2017 17:50
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ADAMS: HIV Probably Won't Kill You, but Smoking Will

results were shocking: HIV-positive smokers are six to 13 times more likely to die from lung cancer than from traditional AIDS-related causes. I have HIV, and every time I visit my doctor for a routine checkup, he says the same thing: “HIV isn't going to
Vice.com
added Dec 5, 2017 16:58
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Immunotherapy Treatment: New hope in the fight against lung cancer

“We come to realize that the immune system doesn’t attack the cancer because it is weak, it’s because the immune system is unable to recognize the cancer for what it is,” said Wong. As immunotherapy gains approval from the Philippine Food and Drug Admi
Malaya (ph)
added Nov 26, 2017 23:21
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Recent updates on electronic cigarette aerosol and inhaled nicotine effects on periodontal and pulmonary tissues

This mini-review summarizes the recent perspectives on e-cigarettes including inhaled nicotine effects on several pathophysiological events, such as oxidative stress, DNA damage, innate host response, inflammation, cellular senescence, profibrogenic and d
Wiley Online Library
added Nov 25, 2017 21:08
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10 Frightening Lung-Cancer Statistics and 3 Top Companies Looking to Do Something About It

cancer immunotherapies, such as Merck's Keytruda...Another major cancer-immunotherapy player is Bristol-Myers Squibb with Opdivo and, to a lesser extent, Yervoy. ...A third company... is Swiss-based drug giant Roche
Motley Fool
added Nov 18, 2017 22:01
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The "Healthier" Version Of Smoking Is More Harmful To Youthful Users Than It Seems

New research presented at the 2017 Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Annual Conference suggests a link between VPN use, now a $3.5 billion industry, and neurotoxicity, immune cell suppression, and cardiovascular disease.
PR Newswire
added Nov 17, 2017 21:59
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Environmental factors may trigger lupus onset and progression

While genetics play a role in the development of Lupus, a systemic autoimmune disease that can attack any organ system in the human body, so do environmental triggers, such as particulates in air pollution... Cigarette smoking contains multiple triggers,
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 17, 2017 15:19
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Why does smoking increase your risk of MS?

The effect of smoking is long-lived: it takes about 10 years after quitting for disease activity to return to the level of people who don’t smoke. As well as being harmful in terms of overall health, smoking increases your risk of Crohn’s disease and Rheu
Barts MS blog
added Nov 17, 2017 15:15
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SMOKING CIGARETTES: SMELL IN CLOTHES AND FURNITURE CAN DAMAGE BRAIN, LIVER

In the study, published in Clinical Science, researchers exposed mice to similar levels of smoke found in smokers' homes. After six months, the mice showed cell damage in their liver and brains. They also had increased cortisol levels, a weakened immune
Newsweek
added Nov 15, 2017 23:57
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[Florida] Does Smoking Play a Role in Mesothelioma Diagnosis?

smoking does play a role in the development of other asbestos-related diseases. In combination, smoking and asbestos exposure multiply the damage done to lung tissue. When it comes to lung cancer, it can be difficult to determine whether smoking or asbes
Asbestos.com
added Nov 15, 2017 22:38
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