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Prior to the main study we will perform a pilot study on 60 subjects. The purpose of the pilot study is to identify the range of odor concentrations that will be used in the main study and to optimize the tasks performed in the main study.
Time Perspective: Prospective
The Rockefeller University
Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T17:00:00-0400
We wish to discover if there is a difference in the presentation, response to treatment and survival of never- smokers with lung cancer as compared to ever- smokers. We also plan to obtai...
This study will collect sputum samples from healthy smokers, COPD smokers and COPD ex-smokers to analyse biomarkers of inflammation
This study is intended to measure hepatocyte growth factor levels in smokers and non smokers with periodontitis before and after non surgical periodontal therapy.
The aim of this study was to investigate the airway inflammatory profile and the clinical presentation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in never smokers compared to smokers ...
RATIONALE: Studying samples of tissue from smokers and non-smokers in the laboratory may help doctors identify and learn more about biomarkers related to cancer. PURPOSE: This phase II st...
While the notion that smokers reliably show higher reactivity to cigarette-related versus neutral cues is both theoretically and empirically supported, it is unclear why never-smokers also show enhanc...
Smokers with bipolar disorder (BD) have low rates of successful quitting, yet no prior studies have evaluated the process of quitting among these smokers in the context of a current quit attempt. To f...
Dentists can offer their patients who smoke tobacco assistance with smoking cessation. We conducted this study to assess dental patient knowledge about the effects of smoking and perceptions and attit...
Research on cigarette smokers suggests cognitive and behavioral impairments. However, much remains unclear how the functional neurobiology of smokers is influenced by nicotine state. Therefore, we sou...
Smoking is as prevalent in asthmatics as in the general population. Asthmatic smokers benefit less from inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) than non-smoking asthmatics, possibly due to more smoking-induced ...
A diffuse parenchymal lung disease caused by accumulation of inhaled CARBON or coal dust. The disease can progress from asymptomatic anthracosis to massive lung fibrosis. This lung lesion usually occurs in coal miners, but can be seen in urban dwellers and tobacco smokers.