Acute exposure to waterpipe tobacco smoke induces changes in the oxidative and inflammatory markers in mouse lung.

Abstract

CONTEXT Tobacco smoking represents a global public health threat, claiming approximately 5 million lives a year. Waterpipe tobacco use has become popular particularly among youth in the past decade, buttressed by the perception that the waterpipe "filters" the smoke, rendering it less harmful than cigarette smoke. OBJECTIVE In this study, we examined the… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/08958378.2012.710918

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