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Men who have performed oral sex on 5 or more partners have a far higher risk of head and neck cancer than sexually-active women

'Among men who did not smoke, cancer-causing oral HPV was rare among everyone who had less than five oral sex partners, although the chances of having oral HPV infection did increase with number of oral sexual partners, and with smoking.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 20, 2017 17:48

E-Cigarette Use Causes a Unique Innate Immune Response in the Lung Involving Increased Neutrophilic Activation and Altered Mucin Secretion

Together, our results indicate that e-cigarette use alters the profile of innate defense proteins in airway secretions, inducing both similar and unique changes relative to cigarette smoking. These data challenge the concept that e-cigarettes are a health
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Oct 20, 2017 15:10

E-cigarettes may trigger unique and potentially damaging immune responses

E-cigarettes appear to trigger unique immune responses as well as the same ones that cigarettes trigger that can lead to lung disease...this study looked at possible biomarkers of harm in the lungs. "Our results suggest that e-cigarettes might be just as
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 20, 2017 14:48

7 Million American Men Carry Cancer-Causing HPV Virus

incidence of mouth and throat cancers caused by the human papilloma virus in men has now surpassed the incidence of HPV-related cervical cancers in women...lead author...said that behavioral change is important, too, particularly smoking cessation. “The d
New York Times
added Oct 18, 2017 14:32

Secondhand smoke increases inflammation risk in infants with RSV

Exposing infants with respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis to secondhand smoke increases their risk of inflammation, while suppressing T and B cell responses, according to a recent presentation held at IDWeek 2017.
added Oct 11, 2017 04:10

[Asia, India] Warning: Passive smoking has this serious hidden health risk!

harmful to children and babies as well and can exacerbate the onset of sudden unexplained death in infants (SUDI), bronchitis, pneumonia, and asthma.
Zee News (in)
added Oct 11, 2017 04:06

Systemic Toxicity of Smokeless Tobacco Products in Mice

Chronic exposure to snuff and snus suppresses circulating levels of EPCs, endothelial microparticles and immune cells, but increases plasma TNF- levels. These effects of smokeless tobacco products are attributable, at least in part, to nicotine.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 9, 2017 10:47
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HIV Care Initiation: A Teachable Moment for Smoking Cessation?

HIV treatment initiation appears to be associated with increases in intention to quit smoking thus serves as a potential teachable moment for smoking cessation intervention.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:44

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Physicians tackle immunotherapy treatment for lung cancer patients

Castro called on the people not to hesitate to get themselves checked especially if they have a history in smoking or a family history of having cancer. “If there’s anything I could have done to my father, I had him checked a year earlier, at least mayb
Cebu Daily News (ph)
added Sep 30, 2017 21:37

13 Ways to Reduce Indoor Air Pollution

1. Open a Window Adequate ventilation is key to...2. Ban Smoking “Absolutely no cigarette smoke,” says Norman Edelman, M.D., senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association. Secondhand smoke impairs respiratory health and is responsible for s
Consumer Reports
added Sep 30, 2017 21:34
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