Breaking NewsCHICAGO, May 23, 2019 – Cigarette smoke and second hand e-cigarette products have caused more than 5.7 million cases of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) worldwide. In some regions of the world, e-cigarettes are used to aid smoking cessation. “There are few treatment options. Here is a brief overview of treatment options available for smokers with a severe disease,” said senior author, Dr Annie Lougoumé.
Lougoumé is a health information consultant-immunology researcher at CIBER-Sainte-Justine medicine, Laval, Canada. her research has focused on the relationship between smoking and immunologic disorders and their clinical effects. This work has been incorporated into the latest edition of the National Library of Medicine of Canada (New Reference Manual on Smoking and Immunology) by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR-CREAM) Bureau.
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