Effect of chronic and acute cigarette smoking on the pharyngoglottal closure reflex
- Vagal reflexes Referred from the Upper Aerodigestive Tract: An Infrequently Recognized Cause of Common Cardiorespiratory Responses. Cunningham Jr., Emmett T.; Ravich, William J.; Jones, Bronwyn; Donner, Martin W. // Annals of Internal Medicine;4/1/92, Vol. 116 Issue 7, p575
Reviews the physiologic basis for normal and abnormal vagal reflexes arising from the pharynx, larynx, and esophagus. Information on cardiovascular responses to laryngeal stimulation; Cases of laryngospasm after laryngeal stimulation have been reported in adults; Pathogenesis of referred vagal...
- SQUEEZE OUT THE GAG REFLEX. ROGERS, EMILY W. // Clinical Advisor;Jan2012, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p50
The article focuses on how to dampen the gag reflex during a throat examination.
- Human papillomavirus infection and cancers of the oropharynx. Haddad, Robert // American Journal of Hematology/Oncology;Oct2009, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p500
The article discusses the role of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in the development of cancers of the oropharynx. It notes that HPV have more than 80 types including HPV 6 and 11, which are known to cause benign conditions like genital warts, and HPV 16 and 18 which are associated with...
- 2 more reasons to quit smoking. // Aging;1993, Issue 365, p5
States that a study reported in the `Annals of Internal Medicine' concludes that smoking cancels estrogen's benefits in preventing osteoporosis. Evidence, reported in the `American Journal of Epidemiology,' which suggests that smoking is associated with cervical cancer; Study details; Comment...
- Passive smoke makes allergies worse for kids. // Body Bulletin;Mar1993, p3
Reports that allergic kids whose parents smoke run the risk of becoming even more sensitive to their environment. From `Journal of the American Medical Association,' October 21, 1992; Details.
- Tobacco health risk. // Current Health 2;Mar1984, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p10
The lowering of tar and nicotine content of cigarettes will not lower the risk of disease in those who smoke them. There is no safe form of tobacco.
- Smoking-related diseases:... Cassidy, J. // Current Health 2;Nov87, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p13
Negative affects of smoking and cigarettes--carbon monoxide inhalation, lung cancer, smoker's cough, bronchitis, emphysema, coronary heart disease, peptic ulcers, asthma, and circulatory problems. INSET: Passive smoking disadvantages..
- Report on smoking: 1988. Gofen, E. // Current Health 2;Nov88, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p3
Discusses the dangers of smoking and warnings from Surgeon General C. Everett Koop. Statistics; Addiction; Warnings; Chewing tobacco; Smoking pipes and cigars; Secondhand smoke. INSET: Quitting: I think I can; (Another) Surgeon General's warning....
- The downside of smoking tobacco and marijuana. Steele, W. // Current Health 2;Nov89, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p24
Discusses the effects of smoking tobacco and marijuana and the chemicals which they contain.