Inflammation plays a key role in the atherosclerotic process. As part of a study on the influence of cigarette mainstream smoke (ms) in combination with high-fat diet on the development of atherosclerosis, we investigated the inflammatory response and histopathological alterations in lungs from Apolipoprotein E-deficient (ApoE -/-) mice, a classic model for atherosclerosis. Male ApoE -/- mice were whole-body exposed for 12 months (6 h/d, 5 d/wk) to diluted MS at total particulate matter (TPM) concentrations of 100 and 200 μg/l or to filtered fresh air. Each exposure group was fed either a chow diet or a milk-fat-enriched diet. Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) was performed and inflammatory cells were quantified in BAL fluid (BALF); lungs were evaluated histopathologically. Mice exposed to 100 μg TPM/l MS showed no statistically significant inflammatory and epithelial changes in the lung. Mice exposed to 200 μg TPM/l MS showed statistically significant inflammatory changes, i.e., a constant ...
Tobacco smoke particles on the surface of a cigarette filter fibre, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM).The pollutants generated by the cigarette arise from the chemical process of burning organic matter or the combustion of tobacco and paper. Tobacco smoke particulate matter consists of millions of tiny particles of diverse chemical composition. Particulate matter from tobacco smoke includes many small particulates of different size that reflect light (tobacco smoke is easily seen by the naked eye). Gases are also emitted by the cigarette such as benzene and carbon monoxide. Particles smaller than 2.5 micrometres are major components of cigarette smoke and can enter deep into the lung where they can cause serious health problems, including cancer. Magnification: x575 when shortest axis printed at 25 millimetres. - Stock Image C032/0063
Cigarette smoking is a common and lethal worldwide habit, with considerable mortality stemming from its deleterious effects on heart function. While current theories posit altered blood lipids and fibrinogen metabolism as likely mediators, none have explored the role of the sphingolipid ceramide in exacerbating heart function with smoke exposure. Ceramide production is a consequence of cigarette smoke in the lung, and considering ceramides harmful effects on mitochondrial function, we sought to elucidate the role of ceramide in mediating smoke-induced altered heart mitochondrial respiration. Lung cells were exposed to cigarette smoke extract and heart cells were exposed to the lung-cell conditioned medium. Adult male mice were exposed sidestream cigarette smoke for 8 weeks with dietary intervention and ceramide inhibition. Ceramides and heart cell or myocardial mitochondrial respiration were determined. Lung cell cultures revealed a robust response to cigarette smoke extract in both production and
Protocadherin-1 (PCDH1) is a novel susceptibility gene for airway hyperresponsiveness, first identified in families exposed to cigarette smoke and is expressed in bronchial epithelial cells. Here, we asked how mouse Pcdh1 expression is regulated in lung structural cells in vivo under physiological conditions, and in both short-term cigarette smoke exposure models characterized by airway inflammation and hyperresponsiveness and chronic cigarette smoke exposure models. Pcdh1 gene-structure was investigated by Rapid Amplification of cDNA Ends. Pcdh1 mRNA and protein expression was investigated by qRT-PCR, western blotting using isoform-specific antibodies. We observed 87% conservation of the Pcdh1 nucleotide sequence, and 96% conservation of the Pcdh1 protein sequence between men and mice. We identified a novel Pcdh1 isoform encoding only the intracellular signalling motifs. Cigarette smoke exposure for 4 consecutive days markedly reduced Pcdh1 mRNA expression in lung tissue (3 to 4-fold), while ...
It is difficult to study the effect of cigarette smoke on humans in a systematic way; therefore, we studied the effect of cigarette smoke exposure on cardiac t...
Hi Jonah James. The devices which signal the smoke in area are called smoke detectors. And in this modern world where a house, office or commercial area is full of flammable materials it is really necessary to have some detectors who can signal by detecting smoke in the area.. Choice of smoke detectors depends upon many factors, like area where you want to install it, operation of smoke detector etc.. Here I will explain different types of smoke detectors so that you can choose according to your requirement.. Photoelectric smoke detectors: These devices work on the principle of photoelectric beams, when smoke breaks the photoelectric beam of the device then it signals alarm.. Ionization smoke detectors: These devices have small ionization chamber and when smoke particles enter in that chamber it signals alarm. This is very sensitive and so chances of false alarm increases. It is little cheaper.. Air sampling smoke detectors: There is nephelometer in this which detects very small invisible smoke ...
In this study, we evaluated the anti-inflammatory effect of PM014 on cigarette smoke induced lung disease in the murine animal model of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Mice were exposed to cigarette smoke (CS) for 2 weeks to induce COPD-like lung inflammation. Two hours prior to cigarette smoke exposure, the treatment group was administered PM014 via an oral injection. To investigate the effects of PM014, we assessed PM014 functions in vivo, including immune cell infiltration, cytokine profiles in bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) fluid and histopathological changes in the lung. The efficacy of PM014 was compared with that of the recently developed anti-COPD drug, roflumilast. PM014 substantially inhibited immune cell infiltration (neutrophils, macrophages, and lymphocytes) into the airway. In addition, IL-6, TNF-α and MCP-1 were decreased in the BAL fluid of PM014-treated mice compared to cigarette smoke stimulated mice. These changes were more prominent than roflumilast treated mice. The
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In May 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule deeming cigar products within scope of their regulatory authority. Under this regulation the FDA will require manufacturers to report the quantities of Harmful and Potentially Harmful Constituents (HPHCs) in cigar filler and smoke. Currently, FDA has not indicated that the list of constituents for cigars would differ from that of the list of constituents provided for tobacco smoke, and thus would require the analysis of ammonia in cigar smoke. We previously showed that the CORESTA Recommended Method No.
Many ventilating systems do not function properly due to the fouling of ducts and components. There is a need to study a wide range of different duct systems, in order to reduce the deposition rate in absolute terms, thus arriving at a more efficient system. A preliminary study is conducted in the laboratory to determine the flow behaviour of aerosol particles in relation to the airflow for ducts of various aspect ratios. A constant-injection tracergas technique is used to determine the airflow rate in the ductwork. SF6 tracer gas and smoke particles were injected at a constant rate into the inlet of each duct and their tracer-gas concentrations in ppm and smoke-particle concentration in mg m-3 were monitored at various points downstream. Algorithms were established for the deposition rate of smoke particles in various ducts. The results showed that the deposition rate of smoke particles was strongly influenced by the airflow rate and size of the duct. © 1997 Published by Elsevier Science Ltd ...
Every year there are thousands of house fires in the United Kingdom. The emergency services are actually called out to around 140 house fires every single day. It is almost impossible to completely fireproof a house, so it is highly important that homeowners do everything in their power to minimise the damage if there is an incident. The small price that you pay for your smoke alarm will be well-worth it. Installing a smoke alarm in your house may be one of the most important things that you ever do.. About 500 people per year die in house fires in the United Kingdom and over 10,000 people are injured. Some of these injuries are life-changing. Many of these deaths and injuries could have been avoided if these homes had had working smoke detectors.. A smoke alarm is set up to detect relatively small amounts of smoke in the air. Ionisation alarms are better at detecting the smoke that is produced by fast-spreading fires, whereas optical alarms are better at detecting larger smoke particles such as ...
4275 Alterations in signaling pathways associated with oxidative stress, inflammation and DNA damage are often observed in cells exposed to complex chemical mixtures including cigarette smoke. Our laboratory previously reported that smoke condensate from cigarettes that primarily heat tobacco produce less change in p21, GADD45, COX-2, IL-8, HO-1 and HSP70 mRNA levels in normal human bronchial epithelial (NHBE) cells than smoke condensate from tobacco-burning cigarettes. The NFκB signal transduction pathway is reported to mediate in part the response of bronchial epithelial cells to cigarette smoke through the activation of several genes; including genes coding for COX-2, HO-1, and HSP-70. The objective of this study was to characterize and compare the effect of smoke condensates from tobacco-heating and tobacco-burning cigarettes on NF-κB promoter activation. Cigarette smoke condensate (CSC) was prepared from Kentucky reference 2R4F cigarettes, a tobacco-burning product designed to represent ...
The invention relates to a mixture of two particulate phases which is used in the production of a green compact that can be sintered at higher temperatures. According to the invention, A) the first phase contains particles that consist of a metal and/or a metal alloy and/or a metal compound, and B) the second phase contains particles from the group of the inorganic compounds which do not release any decomposition products at temperatures of more than 400 °C that are interstitially soluble in the sintering metal phase and/or that react with said phase to stable compounds. The inventive mixture, by providing the second phase, is effective in supporting the fine structure of the first phase against the forces of surface tension during the sintering process. During sintering, the second phase remains thermally stable and substantially chemically inert with respect to the first phase.
Cigarette smoke is a strong risk factor for cardiovascular disease. However, the underlying molecular mechanisms that lead to cigarette smoke-associated cardiovascular disease remain elusive. With functional and molecular methods, we demonstrate for the first time that lipid-soluble cigarette smoke
Semantic Scholar extracted view of Some effects of experimentally-produced cigarette smoke on the growth, vitamin C metabolism and organ weights of guinea-pigs. by Robert E. Hughes et al.
As early as the 15th century Leonardo da Vinci commented at length on the difficulty of assessing smoke, and distinguished between black smoke (carbonized particles) and white smoke which is not a smoke at all but merely a suspension of harmless water particulates.[26] Smoke from heating appliances is commonly measured in one of the following ways: In-line capture. A smoke sample is simply sucked through a filter which is weighed before and after the test and the mass of smoke found. This is the simplest and probably the most accurate method, but can only be used where the smoke concentration is slight, as the filter can quickly become blocked.[27] The ASTM smoke pump is a simple and widely used method of in-line capture where a measured volume of smoke is pulled through a filter paper and the dark spot so formed is compared with a standard. Filter/dilution tunnel. A smoke sample is drawn through a tube where it is diluted with air, the resulting smoke/air mixture is then pulled through a ...
The are some controversy regarded to cigarette smoke cause of allergic reaction. In a study of " Cigarette smoke suppresses in vitro allergic activation of mouse mast cells." by Mortaz E, Folkerts G, Engels F, Nijkamp FP, Redegeld FA. (Division of Pharmacology and Pathophysiology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Science, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands. [email protected]) posted in US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, researchers found that Our study suggests that exposure to cigarette smoke may lead to a reduced allergic activation of mast cells without affecting their response to activation via e.g. bacterial-derived LPS., but cigarette can cause over aggression of immune system, triggering allergic symptoms to certaim peoples such as watery eyes, coughing and sneezing.Some researchers argue that cigarette smoking may elevate symptoms of allergy but not the allergy itself, according to the article of "Smoke Allergies: 4 Reasons Why ...
The study recreated the effects of cigarette smoke on cancerous cells of the mouth. Half the cells were exposed to cigarette smoke only, while the other half were exposed to a saliva and cigarette smoke mixture. The researchers then studied the cells to assess whether the saliva and smoke mixture would speed up the cancers development.. The longer the mouth cells were exposed to the contaminated saliva, the more they were damaged. The researchers also found that the cigarette smoke destroyed various salivary components, including protective ones such as peroxidase, the most important antioxidant contained in saliva. Antioxidants are molecules that help protect the body against cancer.. Nagler said the reaction between certain components of saliva and the low reactive free radicals contained in cigarette smoke results in the production of highly active hydroxyl free radicals. Free radicals, oxygen by-products created by normal cell metabolism, possess unpaired electrons. In a process called ...
Although many studies have investigated the toxicity of PM2.5 on airway cells and other cell types [33-35], the biological mechanisms remain unclear. Therefore, we investigated the effects of PM2.5 on the NF-κB pathway in cell apoptosis to understand the implications of PM2.5 in Beijings air.. The cell viability rate was 72.28% at 200 μg/ml of PM2.5 in our study, and this concentration level was used as the main exposure concentration for testing other endpoints. This concentration was higher than previous studies that used total particulate matter (TPM) from mainstream cigarette smoke with CHO cell lines [36-38]. Cigarette smoke is a dynamic aerosol composed of more than 4000 chemical components. The main components include nicotine, alkaloids, tar, CO, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, hydroxyl compounds, and heavy metals [39, 40]. Particle matter is a complex mixture with a physical nucleus that is composed of elemental carbon, nitrates, sulfates, various metals and organic compounds [41]. ...
|p>1.1* Scope. This standard shall apply to the design, installation, acceptance testing, operation, and ongoing periodic testing of smoke control systems. A.1.1 This standard incorporates methods for applying engineering calculations and reference models to provide a designer with the tools to develop smoke control system designs. The designs are based on select design objectives presented in Section 4.1. This standard addresses the following topics: (1) Basic physics of smoke movement in indoor spaces (2) Methods of smoke control (3) Supporting data and technology (4) Building equipment and controls applicable to smoke control systems (5) Approaches to testing and maintenance methods This standard does not address the interaction of sprinklers and smoke control systems. The cooling effect of sprinklers can result in some of the smoke losing buoyancy and migrating downward below the design smoke layer interface. This standard also does not provide methodologies to assess the effects of smoke exposure
Introduction: The highly sensitive Ceasefire Smoke Detector 1L is equipped with Dual Chamber Ionization Detectors that detect even the smallest smoke particle. The very second smoke is detected, a loud 85db alarm is activated. Whats more, being battery-operated, the SD-1L works even when theres no electricity. ...
Natural News) People may be unaware of being exposed to smoke, and children whose parents do are at risk. A study from Tel Aviv University shows that many smoking parents make false assumptions and have a lack of awareness when it comes to where and when children are exposed to second-hand smoke.. According to lead researcher Dr. Lauren Rosen of TAUs School of Public Health and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, many parents who smoke believe that they take adequate measures to protect their children from the damages that cigarette smoke can cause. However, the study found that most of these parents are not aware of some of the exposure. The study, published in Nicotine and Tobacco Research, reports that parents believe that if they did not see or smell the smoke, their children were not exposed.. Previous studies show that 85 percent of smoke is invisible, and many components of smoke are odorless. Furthermore, a smokers sense of smell is unreliable, since the effects of tobacco and nicotine damage ...
We already know that smoking cigarettes harms human respiratory and immune cells, and now weve shown that, on the flipside, smoke can also stress out invasive bacteria and make them more aggressive," said senior author Laura E. Crotty Alexander, MD, assistant clinical professor of medicine at UC San Diego and staff physician at the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System.. Crotty Alexander is a pulmonologist who sees many patients who smoke cigarettes. She also sees many MRSA infections, and that got her wondering if one might influence the other. To test the hypothesis, Crotty Alexander and her team infected macrophages, immune cells that engulf pathogens, with MRSA.. Some of the bacteria were grown normally and some were grown with cigarette smoke extract. They found that while the macrophages were equally able to take up the two bacterial populations, they had a harder time killing the MRSA that had been exposed to cigarette smoke extract.. Read the rest of the UC San Diego news release ...
For me personally, it was useless", said Georges Touaichi, a 22-year-old San Diego hotel worker who tried e-cigarettes but went back to smoking after a day or two.. But when the cessation aids were coupled with cash, the success rates tripled.. Among 6,006 employees at 54 USA -based companies, the six-month smoking abstinence rates for all the strategies were less than 3 percent. "Over time, we have come to know the real dangers of smoking, and I think raising the age to purchase cigarettes from 18 to 21 will help to get cigarettes away from high-school aged children". In other words, none of these strategies were much more effective than the others.. "These data suggest that cigarette smoke components may impair hind limb muscle vascular structure, fatigue resistance and myofiber calcium handling, and these changes ultimately affect contractile efficiency of locomotor muscles independent of a change in lung function", researchers said.. One theory is that certain types of lung cancer are more ...
To our knowledge, this is the first study compares frequency of PH in the subjects exposed to biomass and tobacco smoke, and describes the possible causes of PH in these patients groups. In the present study, the most relevant findings were that patients exposed to BS had more frequent PH presence and less FVC %, whereas TS group had less frequent PH presence and FEV1 %. Finally, biomass smoke exposed group had more frequent PH especially in the moderate level COPD cases.. BS is composed of a relatively equal mixture of gases and particles and can penetrate deeply into the lung, producing a variety of morphologic and biochemical changes (10, 11). A recent meta-analysis, which reviewed risk of COPD from exposure to BS, concluded that BS exposure is a clear risk factor for COPD (12). It has reported that BS related COPD cases clinical characteristics, quality of life, and mortality rate were similar in degree to that of tobacco smokers (13). To date, the frequency of PH was not compared in these ...
See tips for reducing indoor air pollution.. Cigarette smoke. One of the most common and toxic indoor air pollutants is cigarette smoke. Experts believe about 85% of lung cancers are caused by cigarette smoke.footnote 2 Smoking, or even inhaling second-hand smoke, increases your risk of heart attack and stroke.. Tobacco smoke contains many chemicals, some of which can cause cancer. If you are a non-smoker and household members or co-workers will not stop smoking around you, ask that they smoke only in well-ventilated or isolated areas. Never smoke around children or allow them to be exposed to cigarette smoke, especially if they have asthma or allergies.. Exposure to cigarette smoke causes wheezing, coughing, and extra mucus (phlegm) in many children. Second-hand smoke also can cause fluid to build up in the inner ear, which can cause ear infections. Lower respiratory infections, such as pneumonia and bronchitis, are also risks. Sometimes these types of infections become serious enough to ...
Read more about Wound healing goes up in cigarette smoke on Business Standard. When it comes to wound healing, vaping may be better than cigarette smoking, according to a recent research.The laboratory study reveals that cigarette smoke completely prevented wound healing at concentrations over 20% in a wound healing assay,
TY - JOUR. T1 - Chronic exposure to sidestream smoke adversely alters 14C-(AA) arachidonic acid metabolism in platelets and aortas from rats. AU - Lubawy, W. C.. AU - Valentovic, M. A.. PY - 1984/1/1. Y1 - 1984/1/1. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0021149080&partnerID=8YFLogxK. M3 - Article. AN - SCOPUS:0021149080. VL - 43. SP - no. 2785. JO - Federation Proceedings. JF - Federation Proceedings. SN - 0014-9446. IS - 3. ER - ...
Description. Build your own BBQ Smokehouse. The Bradley Smokers Smoke Generator allows you to make your own food smoking cabinet very easily. The Bradley Smoke Generator is a highly adaptable unit that allows you to retrofit almost any small structure into a smoke house. The unit consists of two parts. The Smoke Generator is fabricated from powder-coated steel, and fulfills the same purpose as the smoke generator which is fitted to the Original Bradley Smoker - advancing the bisquettes onto the heat element at a rate of one every twenty minutes. The Smoke Generator design is reminiscent of the older models of Bradley Smoker, now superceded. This is of no consequence as the controls are limited to a power on / off switch, and a bisquette advance button, used to position the first bisquette on the burner. Thereafter, bisquettes feed automatically. The second part of the apparatus consists of a stainless steel face-plate, with an adjustable collar onto which the smoke generator fits by means of two ...
My husband is trying to kill me. Slowly, like the way he smokes ribs on the barbecue. He loves smoke flavor and he has mastered the art of smoking and slow cooking meat. I find a touch of smoke flavor good, but I am certain too much is bad for you. Smoke flavor is made on a large scale and sold to bacon, ham, hot dog, rib, cheese, sauce and flavor manufacturers. Besides imparting flavor and color, smoke flavor is functional. It creates the skin of the hot dog, it is an antioxidant and an antimicrobial. Smoke flavor manufacturers buy lots of sawdust and burn it. They control the burn and capture the essence generated by the smoke. Sawdust is from wood which is about 40-60% cellulose and 2-30% lignin. Cellulose will produce carbonyls, … [Read more...] ...
World Health Organization estimates that at least 3 million people die prematurely each year from smoking related diseases, and the National Center for Health Statistics estimated about 9,000 Americans die prematurely due to smoke related disease from inhaling secondhand smoke alone!. Cigarette smoke contains over 63 different chemicals which we inhale if we smoke or are near someone who is smoking, or if we are in a smoke filled environment. Lets keep in mind that even if were not close to someone who is smoking, the chemicals are still emitted into the air, which we will inhale. An example would be if we are in a restaurant that has smokers at the bar area only, we will still be affected by their smoke. If the restaurant is large and well ventilated, we will inhale less of these toxic chemicals.. What are these chemicals and their effect? Lets start with ammonia, arsenic, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, benzene and of course nicotine (sound like were standing behind a bus?). These are just ...
A new study by researchers at Yale School of Medicine could explain why the cold and flu virus symptoms that are often mild and transient in non-smokers can seriously sicken smokers. Published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, the study also identified the mechanism by which viruses and cigarette smoke interact to increase lung inflammation and damage. Until recently, scientists havent been able to explain why smokers have more exaggerated responses to viral infections. Smokers have been more likely than non-smokers to die during previous influenza epidemics and are more prone to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Furthermore, children who are exposed to second-hand smoke have more severe responses when infected with respiratory synctial virus.. The prevailing view has been that cigarette smoke decreases anti-viral responses. But the Yale researchers-lead author Jack A. Elias, M.D., the Waldermar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Medicine and chair of internal medicine at Yale School ...
Mannam P, Rauniyar N, Lam TT, Luo R, Lee PJ, Srivastava A: MKK3 influences mitophagy and is involved in cigarette smoke-induced inflammation. Free Radic Biol Med. 2016 Dec; 2016 Oct 4. PMID: 27717867 Lindow JC, Wunder EA Jr, Popper SJ, Min JN, Mannam P, Srivastava A, Yao Y, Hacker KP, Raddassi K, Lee PJ, Montgomery RR, Shaw AC, Hagan JE, Araújo GC, Nery N Jr, Relman DA, Kim CC, Reis MG, Ko AI: Cathelicidin Insufficiency in Patients with Fatal Leptospirosis. PLoS Pathog. 2016 Nov; 2016 Nov 3. PMID: 27812211 Miner B, Tinetti ME, Van Ness PH, Han L, Leo-Summers L, Newman AB, Lee PJ, Vaz Fragoso CA: Dyspnea in Community-Dwelling Older Persons: A Multifactorial Geriatric Health Condition. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Oct; 2016 Aug 22. PMID: 27549914 Zhang Y, Shan P, Srivastava A, Jiang G, Zhang X, Lee PJ: An Endothelial Hsp70-TLR4 Axis Limits Nox3 Expression and Protects Against Oxidant Injury in Lungs. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2016 Jun 10; 2016 Apr 22. PMID: 26905942 Crothers K, Petrache I, Wongtrakool C, ...
How to Get Cigarette Smoke off Your Breath. It can be hard to smoke cigarettes and still smell fresh. The scent of cigarette smoke is one that tends to cling, especially when it comes to our breath. There are a few ways however that you...
There is a strong relationship between the length of time a person smokes, the number of cigarettes a person smokes each day, and the development of smoking-related diseases. Simply put, the more one smokes, the more one is likely to suffer ill effects. Cigarette smoke weakens blood vessel walls and increases the level of cholesterol in the blood, which can lead to atherosclerosis (a disease in which fatty material is deposited in the arterial walls). It can cause the coronary arteries to narrow, increasing the risk of heart attack due to impaired blood flow to the heart. Smoking also increases the risk of stroke (a blood clot or rupture in an artery of the brain). In addition to lung cancer, smoking can cause cancers of the mouth, throat, voicebox, esophagus, stomach, cervix, and bladder. Drinking alcohol while smoking causes 75 percent of all mouth and throat cancers. ...
Tobacco use remains the leading preventable cause of death in the United States, and cigarette smoking is the primary cause of respiratory tract cancers. Exposure to tobacco smoke is widespread, with approximately 45 million current smokers, 46 million former smokers, and millions of environmental (second-hand) tobacco smoke-exposed nonsmokers in the United States (1, 2). Despite the profound causal role of cigarette smoking, it leads to lung cancer in only 10% to 20% of smokers, and there are few clinical or genomic indicators of which smokers are at the highest risk (3-5). Some smokers develop cancer at an early age after relatively low cumulative smoke exposure, and some heavy smokers live into their 90s with no evidence of cancer. Therefore, the biological effect of cigarette smoke exposure on individuals varies, and an accurate biomarker of this variability in host response to tobacco smoke is needed.. Several studies involving cytologic and molecular techniques have established that ...
In tunnel fires, the most immediate threat to life is not the direct exposure to fire, but smoke inhalation. Efficient control of smoke propagation, therefore, is one of the most important issues in designing tunnel ventilation and a full understanding of the characteristics of smoke propagation in tunnels is a necessity in order to proceed with a successful design. In the present article, we review the progress of research on smoke propagation in tunnels, wherein the tests in full-scale tunnels, the nature of fire, the computational fluid dynamic-field model approach (CFD-FMA), and the Froude number preservation approach (FNPA) are discussed. The gravity current approach (GCA) is also developed to predict the smoke propagation behavior in tunnels and a CFD-FMA example is given from which the features of smoke propagation can be closely examined. The analytical results from FNPA indicate that, in the upstream of fire, the critical ventilation velocity is generally proportional to the one-third ...
If you have just kicked the habit, youll want to kick something else too -- the lingering stench of cigarette smoke out of your apartment. Cigarette smoke is among the most pungent and stubborn of odors, and infiltrates everything it touches. Youll need to launch a comprehensive, offensive strategy to eradicate it. Begin by using an appropriate cleaning product for the surface of your kitchen and bathroom cabinets and counters. Then clean the walls, furniture and carpets. If you still detect a whiff of smoke, a few other proactive steps should seal your victory.. ...
The cigarette smoke contained components and substances that were dangerous for the body. The number of components depended on the type of tobacco, the temperature of the burning, long cigarettes, the porosity of wrapping paper, the cigarettes spice as well as was not him the filter. Whereas dangerous substances took the form of gases and particles. The cigarette smoke that was sucked by us 90% contained various gas like N2, O2, CO2, 10% the rest of them contained the certain particle like tar, Nicotine et cetera. The particle in the cigarette smoke that could cause The cigarette smoke contained components and substances that were dangerous for the body. The number of components depended on the type of tobacco, the temperature of the burning, long cigarettes, the porosity of wrapping paper, the cigarettes spice as well as was not him the filter. Whereas dangerous substances took the form of gases and particles. The cigarette smoke that was sucked by us 90% contained various gas like N2, O2, CO2, ...
According to a review by the Journal of Hospital Infection, over 500,000 people are exposed to surgical smoke plumes each year. These smoke plumes can be the byproduct of electrosurgical or laser procedures and carry many potential hazards to surgeons, operating room staff and the patients they care for. This is why the presence of devices which remove surgical smoke from the air has become increasingly important as electrosurgical procedures have become more common.. The Composition of Surgical Smoke. Surgical smoke plumes are composed of 95% water and 5% other matter. The "other matter" is what poses threats to both surgical personnel and the patients theyre treating.. Chemically, surgical smoke contains over 80 toxic chemicals and by-products. Some of the identified chemicals are:. •Hydrogen cynanide, a neurotoxin used in chemical warfare. •Toluene, a known carcinogen similar to paint thinner. •Perchloroethylene, a main component in dry cleaning fluid. •Benzene, a known ...
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Hang, Bo, Yunshan Wang, Yurong Huang, Pin Wang, Sasha A Langley, Lei Bi, Altaf H Sarker, Suzaynn F Schick, Christopher Havel, Peyton Jacob, III, Neal L Benowitz, Hugo Destaillats, Xiaochen Tang, Yankai Xia, Kuang-Yu Jen, Lara A Gundel, Jian-Hua Mao, and Antoine M Snijders. "Short-term early exposure to thirdhand cigarette smoke increases lung cancer incidence in mice." Clinical Science 132.4 (2018) 475-488. ...
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In previous research, we have demonstrated that tobacco smoke condensate (CSC), a surrogate for tobacco smoke, is with the capacity of changing the spontaneously immortalized human being breasts epithelial cell line, MCF10A. and is recognized as a marker for improved tumor quality 105628-72-6 and nodal metastasis (Olopade gene appearance in MCF10A cellular material. Our results recommend, for the very first time to our understanding, that C/EBP binds the promoter and induces its activity in MCF10A cellular material in response CSC treatment. Outcomes CSC treatment induces bcl-xl mRNA and proteins amounts in MCF10A cellular material To look for the aftereffect of CSC treatment on gene amounts, we treated MCF10A cellular material with increasing levels of CSC for 24 h and mRNA amounts had been assessed by RT-PCR (Fig. 1A). In these cellular material after normalization with mRNA, the mRNA appearance slightly reduces at lower concentrations (2.5 g/mL) and improves at higher concentrations of CSC ...
Mediators of Inflammation is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that publishes original research and review articles on all types of inflammatory mediators, including cytokines, histamine, bradykinin, prostaglandins, leukotrienes, PAF, biological response modifiers and the family of cell adhesion-promoting molecules.
This R21 will undertake a series of vitro/ex vivo experiments to provide insights into the modifications to host and HIV-specific mRNAs in presence of both cART and cigarette smoke. Our focus is on the evaluation a newly identified 5 cap, Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (NAD+), for its ability to influence both HIV and host RNA expression in the background of HIV, antiretroviral drugs (ART) and cigarette smoke condensate (CSC). Our long-term goal is to determine if there is a role for the NAD+ 5cap on HIV specific and/or cellular RNAs following both HIV infection and exposure to CSC. ...
Chances are, you know someone who smokes. Whether you smoke or youre regularly around someone who does, its never healthy to breathe in tobacco smoke. Even occasional or short-term exposure can take a toll on the body.. If you smoke, try to quit. Quitting isnt easy because smoking is highly addictive. But plenty of programs and people can help you kick the habit. And just consider the benefits: Youll look, feel, and smell better, not to mention youll have more money saved to go out and show off the newer, healthier you!. If you dont smoke, ask the smokers you know to take these two simple steps:. ...
Exposure to cigarette smoke may rob people of folate, an important vitamin that helps protect against a variety of diseases, including a number of bir
The following article profiles work performed by ICTR researcher Stephen Baylin, M.D., the Virginia and D.K. Ludwig Professor for Cancer Research and professor
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