Study: Dental Research Shows That Smoking Weakens Immune Systems
Researchers at the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine recently found that smoking also weakens the ability for pulp in teeth to fight illness and disease.In other words, smokers have fewer defense mechanisms on the inside of their teeth. That might explain why smokers have poorer endodontic outcomes and delayed healing than non-smokers, says Anita Aminoshariae, associate professor of endodontics and director of predoctoral endodontics. Imagine TNF-? and hBD-2 are among the soldiers in a last line of defense fortifying ...
E-Cigarette Use Exposes Teens To Toxic Chemicals, Slows Heart Rate
Reviewed By Ray Spotts
Adolescents who smoke e-cigarettes are exposed to significant levels of potentially cancer-causing chemicals also found in tobacco cigarettes - even when the e-cigarettes do not contain nicotine - according to a new study by UC San Francisco researchers.