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Prevalence and Correlates of Snuff Use, and its Association With Tuberculosis, Among Women Living With HIV in South Africa

A high proportion of nonsmoking South African women living with HIV use snuff, which was a risk factor for TB. Additional research is needed to understand the relationship between snuff, TB, and other potential health risks.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 9, 2018 15:07
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[Australia] Everyone knows smoking causes lung cancer, but what about infertility and arthritis?

less than a third of Australians realise it can also cause conditions such as acute leukaemia and rheumatoid arthritis, according to a new study, raising the question around whether current graphic cigarette warning labels need to be refreshed. The study
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 8, 2018 21:54
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Tobacco Consequences in Youth Living With HIV

The journal AIDS and Behavior published a study in HIV patients between 13 and 24 years old, finding daily tobacco use significantly decreases durable viral suppression.... supports the hypothesis that tobacco smoking has direct physiological effects on
Pharmacy Times
added Jul 3, 2018 17:22
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Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study [United States] Restricted-Use Files (ICPSR 36231)

(PATH) Study began originally surveying 45,971 adult and youth respondents. The PATH Study was launched in 2011 to inform the Food and Drug Administration's regulatory activities under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (TCA). The PATH
National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program (ICPSR, University of Michigan)
added Jun 13, 2018 11:14
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#ECFS2018 – Tobacco Smoke Exposure Greatly Speeds Loss of Lung Function in Children with CF, Study Reports

CF News Today
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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Pennsylvania teen develops ‘wet lung' after vaping for 3 weeks, case study says

The teen’s pediatrician and lead author of the study said he believes the chemicals in the e-cigarettes led to lung damage and inflammation, triggering an immune response in her body. Case authors advised wet lung should considered when diagnosing resp
WPXI (Pittsburgh, PA)
added May 28, 2018 13:46
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[Pennsylvania] Teen develops 'wet lung' after vaping for just 3 weeks

An 18-year-old experienced difficulty breathing and chest pains after using an e-cigarette Her doctors diagnosed hypersensitivity pneumonitis, or "wet lung"
CNN
added May 27, 2018 20:27
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Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome From E-Cigarette Use [FREE FULL TEXT]

pediatricians to discuss the potential harms of vaping with their patients. Hypersensitivity pneumonitis, lipid pneumonia, and eosinophilic pneumonia should be included in the differential diagnosis of patients who exhibit respiratory symptoms after the u
Pediatrics
added May 27, 2018 20:24
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[Asia, India] SCHLUGER: Fit & Proper: Tackle tobacco to meet TB target

To make the goal achievable, India must look beyond improving diagnosis and treatment and attack the many factors that are driving tuberculosis. A win-win strategy for the government will be taking strong action to reduce tobacco use. The first World He
Business Standard (in)
added May 19, 2018 19:00
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[Pennsylvania] Teen develops 'wet lung' after vaping for just 3 weeks

An 18-year-old woman working as a hostess in a rural Pennsylvania restaurant decided to try e-cigarettes...she developed symptoms bad enough to send her to the emergency room...Soon, the young woman experienced what is commonly known as respiratory failur
CNN
added May 18, 2018 15:11
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