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[Texas] Tobacco plant may 'save lives' in new flu vaccine trial, Austin researchers say

TEKTON Research in Austin is testing a vaccine...using a plant many people might not associate with health benefits: tobacco...this trial vaccine would make proteins in a tobacco plant. It would tell your immune system that something is wrong, and it nee
KVUE (Austin, TX)
added Sep 15, 2017 01:46
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Smoking bans linked to drop in child hospital admissions

Childhood chest infections needing hospital care may have dropped by as much as 20 per cent since anti-smoking laws were introduced, research suggests. The findings add to previous evidence that tobacco control policies are associated with reductions in
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 6, 2017 15:53
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Smoking Bans Help Kids Breathe Easier

The researchers reviewed 41 studies from North America, Europe and China, and found that anti-smoking measures were linked to a more than 18 percent decrease in childhood chest infections requiring hospital care, a nearly 10 percent decline in severe ast
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 6, 2017 15:52
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[UK-Scotland] Smoke-free laws benefit child health – study

Children needing hospital treatment due to chest infections may have dropped by as much as a fifth since anti-smoking laws were introduced, research suggests. A study led by the University of Edinburgh and the Erasmus University Medical Centre in the Ne
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added Sep 6, 2017 02:43
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STUDY SHOWS E-CIGS PROPYLENE GLYCOL KILLS PNEUMOCOCCI, STREPTOCOCCI, STAPHYLOCOCCI

Vapes The Cloud Company
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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VIDEO: In a first, anti-inflammatory drug lowers heart attack risks

For the first time, a drug has helped prevent heart attacks by curbing inflammation, a new and very different approach than lowering cholesterol, the focus for many years. People on the drug also had surprisingly lower cancer death rates, especially fro
CBS
added Sep 2, 2017 21:47
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Drug Aimed at Inflammation May Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Cancer

Canakinumab, drug that fights inflammation, can reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes in people who have already had a heart attack, a new study finds....might reduce cancer risk in former smokers.
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2017 21:45
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[Ohio] Lung experts test nicotine patches as potential treatment for sarcoidosis

Lung experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are testing whether nicotine can help people with a chronic inflammatory lung disease called sarcoidosis. "It's tricky because it mimics other diseases. It's frequently misdiagnosed. Sarcoid
News-Medical.net
added Aug 29, 2017 13:29
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Back on feet after lung cancer scare

Mr Cheong decided to quit smoking and try immunotherapy. He recalled: "The nurse showed me the liquid drained from my chest cavity. "It had a layer of oil and smelled of cigarette smoke, even though I had not smoked after being admitted to hospital. That
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 29, 2017 09:01
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Clinical trial uses nicotine patches to treat chronic lung disease

are testing whether nicotine can help people with a chronic inflammatory lung disease called sarcoidosis. "It's tricky because it mimics other diseases. It's frequently misdiagnosed. Sarcoidosis can look like lung nodules, pneumonia, scar tissue, even lu
EurekAlert
added Aug 28, 2017 17:42
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