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Nicotine exposure alone leads to pulmonary hypertension, study suggests

A study conducted by a team of researchers at LSU Health New Orleans has shown for the first time that chronic exposure to inhaled nicotine alone increases blood pressure (hypertension), in both the body’s general circulation and in the lungs that can lead to pulmonary hypertension. The study also found that nicotine-induced pulmonary hypertension is… Read More »

Chile’s coronavirus restrictions clean up air around Santiago, study says

SANTIAGO – Air pollution in Chile’s capital Santiago, a sprawling metropolis and industrial hub of 6 million, has plunged in the past month by as much as a third as large swaths of the city have been shuttered to combat coronavirus, according to a report released on Thursday by the University of Santiago. The university´s… Read More »

Experts find hidden coronavirus symptom in shock new study

Dr Sanjay Mukhopadhyay, director of pulmonary pathology at the Cleveland Clinic, observed two autopsies, including one of a 77-year-old Oklahoma man. Dr Mukhopadhyay found that the inside of the lungs was covered in a thick, slime-textured coating, which caused the breathing difficulties. He said he hopes the research gives doctors an insight into what symptoms the… Read More »

Teens Who Feel Empowered Less Likely to Bully, Harass or Commit Sexual Violence: Study

Teens (Photo Credits: ANI) Washington DC, March 22: Teens who personally have a sense of empowerment are less likely to harass, bully or think of committing acts of sexual violence, suggests a study by Rutgers University, the University of Nebraska, and the University of New Hampshire. Published in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence, the… Read More »