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originally posted by: 3danimator2014
Jesus Christ. You can't actually believe this can you?
I am shocked. You must be trolling. No one would actually believe any of what you wrote
Non-smokers performed relatively poorly in the short term with 77.7 per cent of transplant patients surviving one year compared to 90.8 per cent with smokers' lungs. There was no significant difference in the overall effectiveness of the lungs, time spent in intensive care and in hospital. André Simon, director of heart and lung transplantation and consultant cardiac surgeon at Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, said: 'Donor lungs from even heavy smokers may provide a valuable avenue for increasing donor organ availability.' Read more: www.dailymail.co.uk... Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
Nicotine may not be all bad: A study found it stimulated new blood vessel growth in mice by actively signaling their bone marrow to release vessel-forming adult stem cells. The finding might translate to the use someday of nicotine as a means of helping wound healing and other conditions where new blood vessel growth is key, experts say. It also gives insight into unwanted vessel growth, such as that which happens during tumor formation.
Preeclampsia (PE) remains a leading cause of maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality worldwide. Smoking cigarettes is associated with a decreased incidence of PE. Based on this observation and previous work, we hypothesize that women who smoke have a lower risk of developing PE because of elevated levels of carbon monoxide (CO) in their blood. The objective of this study was to determine if low-dose CO in ambient air could attenuate the late pregnancy hypertension (HTN) and proteinuria in the Adenovirus (Ad) sFlt-1 PE-like mouse model. Continuous low-dose CO treatment (250 ppm) was started on E10.5 and maintained until E17.5. Compared to control and Ad empty vector, AdsFlt-1 mice displayed late- gestation HTN (E14.5–17.5) (P
originally posted by: TownCryer
a reply to: thebtheb
You're right. We shouldn't have to breathe exhaust fumes. There are many organizations today trying hard to promote elctric cars, and eliminate internal combustion engines. You might want to check in with them to see how you can help, if you're interested.
originally posted by: centhwevir1979
a reply to: TiredofControlFreaks
Newsflash for you, there is no benefit (excepting a perceived, psychological benefit that can be achieved other ways,) to tobacco use or its active components. Nicotine ought to be Schedule 1. Nobody cares about smokers doing it off by themselves, frankly breathing secondhand smoke gives me a terrible headache. Obviously that is toxicity at work. When I get ripped, I am doing it where nobody else is forced to inhale it. It's called respect.
originally posted by: TiredofControlFreaks
a reply to: centhwevir1979
newsflash for YOU
Smoking has very big benefits.
The act of oxidizing nicotene (burning) changes nicotene to vitamen B12 (nicotenic acid or niacin as its best known). This is the same vitamin which is added to your bread. However, inhaling B12 in the smoke allows the vitamin to cross the blood brain barrier quite easily.
This effect is responsible for the decreased risk of Alzeimer's and Parkinson's disease. There have been over 50 studies world wide to confirm this. As a non-smoker, you may or may not live about 8 years longer than me but You are more likely to spend those 8 years, drooling in your diapers in some nursing home.
Children exposed of smokers have a far low risk of developing asthma and allergies and spending their entire lives as cripples
Smokers have a higher chance of surviving heart attacks. Nicotene causes rapid capillory growth after any injury
Google "Smoker's Paradox"
Smoking assists in boosting concentration when concentration is required for tasks.
Smoking energizes people.
Smoking is relaxing.
Smoking controls wieght (its no accident that as people quit smoking, they got fatter)
Smoking provides pleasure for those who smoke. Smoking also potentiates other pleasures, like a beer, sex, socializing or just day dreaming.
Tired of Control Freaks
originally posted by: thebtheb
Again, I don't know why everyone is all "I don't want to inhale your smoke." It's not like anyone is making you anymore. Smoking laws are so bloody strict, what is your problem anymore?