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How secondhand smoke boosts sinusitis risk

Secondhand smoke exposure has been implicated as a risk factor for a number of respiratory ailments, including asthma and other conditions including heart disease and cancers of the sinus and lung. Research suggests that there could be a link between s
Health 24 (za)
added Aug 22, 2018 19:39
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A Face-Aging App for Smoking Cessation in a Waiting Room Setting: Pilot Study in an HIV Outpatient Clinic

A face-aging app implemented in a waiting room provides a novel opportunity to motivate patients visiting a health care provider to quit smoking, to address quitting at their subsequent appointment and thereby encourage physician-delivered smoking cessati
Journal of Medical Internet Research (ca)
added Aug 20, 2018 02:08
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Vaping may cause lung disease, new study claims

researchers and the industry have agreed upon is that smoking vaporized nicotine is at least safer than smoking a normal cigarette. But whether that’s a good enough reason to allow e-cig makers to market their products to the general population remains
Consumer Affairs
added Aug 17, 2018 12:13
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[UK] Vaping disables the lung’s cleaning systems and could cause chronic diseases, study finds

E-cigarette users could be putting themselves at risk of lung disease as a new study shows how the liquids they use hamstring the immune system’s ability to clear the lungs and prevent harmful chemical buildups. A study by Birmingham University research
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 17:37
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E-cigarette vapor tied to changes in lung cells

The vapor from e-cigarettes may boost the production of inflammatory chemicals in the lungs, while disabling key cellular defenders against infection, a new study suggests. In a series of laboratory experiments, researchers found that e-cigarette vapor i
Reuters
added Aug 15, 2018 17:18
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[France] Secondhand Smoke Exposure as Kids Tied to Women's Arthritis

omen who were regularly exposed to secondhand smoke as children might be at slightly increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis, a new study hints. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system mistakenly attacks the lining of the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 15, 2018 17:07
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[France] Passive smoking in childhood increases the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis [FREE FULL TEXT]

active smoking is associated with an increased risk of RA. It suggests for the first time that passive exposure to tobacco during childhood might also increase the risk of RA in future light smokers and probably non-smokers. Our results highlight the imp
Rheumatology
added Aug 15, 2018 16:06
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[France] Early Exposure to Passive Smoke May Up Risk for RA Later in Life

In a large prospective cohort study involving women followed for up to 3 decades, active smoking, light smoking, and passive exposure to tobacco smoking in childhood were all associated with an increased arthritis risk, reported Marie-Christine Boutron-R
MedPage Today
added Aug 15, 2018 14:58
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[France] Secondhand smoke increases risk of children developing arthritis later in life

A new study in the journal Rheumatology indicates that being exposed to secondhand smoke in childhood could increase the risk of someone developing arthritis as an adult.
EurekAlert
added Aug 15, 2018 14:53
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[UK] Vaping 'can damage vital immune system cells'

may be more harmful than previously thought, a study suggests. Researchers found e-cigarette vapour disabled important immune cells in the lung and boosted inflammation. The researchers "caution against the widely held opinion that e-cigarettes are safe
BBC Online
added Aug 15, 2018 05:02
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