How smoking REALLY affects the body, from stomach ulcers and acne to infertility

Smokers are twice as likely to be infertile and more likely to develop ulcers and bowel disorders such as Crohn's, according to an interactive tool by online clinic HealthExpress.co.uk.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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This study was aimed to investigate the anti-oxidative and the ameliorative effects of Antrodia cinnamomea ethanol extract (ACEE) on reproduction dysfunction in male diabetic rats. The diabetic condition was induced by administrating the combination of streptozotocin (STZ) (65 mg/kg) and nicotinamide (NA) (230 mg/kg). Three different doses of ACEE were tested (385, 770, 1540 mg/kg) for 5 weeks. The results indicated that the ACEE improved STZ-NA induced hyperglycemia, oxidative stress, and insulin resistance. In addition to this, ACEE reduced the degree of lipid peroxidation, recovered the abnormal str...
Source: Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Fired Amazon worker in Kentucky with the inflammatory bowel condition Crohn's disease sues company over his dismissal, what he says was a need for more bathroom breaks
Source: ABC News: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news
Treatment with Noripurum EV® is effective and safe in pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease and iron deficiency anemia. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2019 Feb 20;:1-7 Authors: Venturieri MO, Komati JTS, Lopes LHC, Sdepanian VL Abstract OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the therapeutic response and adverse effects of Noripurum EV® in children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and iron deficiency anemia. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Cohort study involving patients with Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) who received treatment for iron deficiency anemia with Noripurum E...
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Scand J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
Authors: Petrarca L, Pontone S, Nenna R PMID: 30784566 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Obstet Gynaecol Can Source Type: research
Condition:   Acne Scars Intervention:   Procedure: Laser therapy Sponsor:   Dongtan Sacred Heart Hospital Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Crohn Disease;   Pregnancy Intervention:   Other: Diet-CD Sponsors:   Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai;   The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust;   University of Massachusetts, Worcester Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Infertility Interventions:   Procedure: Transvaginal Ultrasound Guided ET;   Procedure: Transabdominal Ultrasound Guided ET Sponsors:   Menoufia University;   Alexandria University Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Acne Scars Intervention:   Procedure: Laser therapy Sponsor:   Dongtan Sacred Heart Hospital Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Crohn Disease;   Pregnancy Intervention:   Other: Diet-CD Sponsors:   Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai;   The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust;   University of Massachusetts, Worcester Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Male Infertility Interventions:   Dietary Supplement: Coenzyme Q10 200;   Dietary Supplement: Coenzyme Q10 400 Sponsor:   University of Sumer Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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