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Superior anti-inflammatory effects of narrow-spectrum kinase inhibitors in airway smooth muscle cells from subjects with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
added Jan 16, 2018 14:54
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New therapeutic approach for advanced lung disease

narrow spectrum kinase inhibitors, i.e. NSKI, that inhibit protein kinases constitute a promising therapy approach. Two NSKIs, namely RV1088 und RV568, were tested by the team in cell cultures; the researchers compared their efficacy with a conventional c
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:51
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Regular Aspirin Use May Slow COPD Progression

Regular aspirin use was associated with a more than 50% reduction in emphysema/chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) progression in an elderly cohort over a decade in a longitudinal analysis of data from a large lung study.
MedPage Today
added Dec 28, 2017 15:27
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Lung health: a costly omission

Lung disease is the third biggest killer in the UK, but is also a global issue. According to the latest 2015 Global Burden of Disease data, 3·2 million people died from COPD worldwide, and with the legacy from tobacco smokin...Unfortunately, in the UK, t
The Lancet (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:05
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Merck raises stakes in lung cancer as rivals close in

Merck & Co Inc, maker of the only immunotherapy approved for patients newly-diagnosed with the most common type of lung cancer, could solidify its lead by playing the long game, even as rivals edge closer.
Reuters
added Dec 12, 2017 01:03
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[Canada] Nunavut's chief coroner reminds residents not to smoke cannabis around kids

Padma Suramala says it's the responsibility of her office to warn residents about dangerous practices. She says infants and young children exposed to second-hand smoke are sick more often than children who are not. They are at increased risk for pneumon
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 8, 2017 17:57
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Dwight Gooden Puts on a Santa Suit, but the Scene Is Hardly Festive

looked gaunt... “That was from an infection I had deep in my jawbone from 30 years of chewing tobacco...They had to rebuild my jawbone and I had to have 10 teeth taken out. People say, man, his face is all caved in, but take 10 teeth out of anyone’s mouth
New York Times
added Dec 7, 2017 22:40
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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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