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Cigarette smoke makes MRSA more resistant to antibiotics

Cigarette smoke makes MRSA more resistant to antibiotics ‘because the chemicals cause the superbug to mutate quicker’ Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is already resistant to several drugs Scientists exposed six different MRSA strains in the lab to tobacco smoke The research team warned smoke may also cause resistance to other antibiotics  Cigarette smoke may make MRSA […]

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The German cancer aid, calls for more far-reaching E-cigarette bans

Smoking: price increases and extended the prohibitions in planning Smokers need to make expensive time. The medical Association President Frank Ulrich Montgomery, as well as the Chairman of the Board of the German cancer aid Gerd Nettekoven push for an extension of the tobacco advertising ban on E-cigarettes and tobacco heater, as well as massive […]

Health Problems

Cigarette smoking associated with increased risk of peripheral artery disease in African-Americans

African Americans who smoke cigarettes are more likely than those who don’t smoke to develop peripheral artery disease, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a narrowing of arteries other then those directly serving the […]