A survey was administered to former adult smokers in order to identify ways to more effectively target smoking cessation in current smokers.
The rate of discussions between physicians and patients regarding lung cancer screenings is very low.
Researchers found data to support the benefits of proactively helping patients with schizophrenia quit smoking, including the idea to try to create a substitute that would give patients the benefits that they find by self-medicating with cigarettes, but without the unhealthy adverse effects.
Marijuana use also linked to worse overall semen parameters due to induction of oxidative stress.
Electronic cigarette (EC) products may be contaminated with microbial toxins.
Cigarette smoking is associated with more severe multiple sclerosis disease course with lower lifetime cigarette smoking load and smoking cessation having no significant effect on disease severity.
With Xvivo Perfusion System, surgeons can reassess lungs originally considered unsuitable for transplant.
Ginseng is nonsuperior to placebo for improving health-related quality of life in patients with stable symptomatic COPD.
Burden of new pediatric asthma cases accounts for 13% of global incidence.
Number of cases, disease incidence decreased globally, but more progress needed to meet targets.
Agency review revealed 35 reported cases of seizures following use of e-cigarettes since 2010.
Genetic evidence shows elevated SHBG levels may protect against asthma, mostly in females.
Uninsured patients more likely to be discharged, transferred vs privately insured patients.
Based on active surveillance data of acute respiratory illness, enterovirus D68 was detected in 0.8% of patients in 2017 and in 13.9% in 2018.
Omega fatty acid intake also modifies effect of indoor PM exposure on respiratory symptoms
No increased risk for dementia observed when adjusting for risk of death without dementia.
Visits for edible cannabis more likely to be for acute psychiatric symptoms, intoxication.
Communication emphasized as well as consideration of readmission as proxy for other health factors
People living in homes with high average air exchange rates are more likely to report chronic cough, asthma, or asthma-like symptoms..
Parents who both smoke cigarettes and electronic cigarettes are less likely to have smoke-free car and vape-free car or home policies compared with cigarette users.