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Thorax, the official journal of the British Thoracic Society, publishes influential clinical and experimental research in respiratory medicine, paediatrics, immunology, pharmacology, pathology, and surgery. The focus is on work that advances scientific understanding and impacts clinical practice. http://thorax.bmj.com/ * The purpose of this podcast is to educate and to inform. The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice and it is not intended to function as a substitute for a healthcare practitioner’s judgement, patient care or treatment. The views expressed by contributors are those of the speakers. BMJ does not endorse any views or recommendations discussed or expressed on this podcast. Listeners should also be aware that professionals in the field may have different opinions. By listening to this podcast, listeners agree not to use its content as the basis for their own medical treatment or for the medical treatment of others.

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Thorax, the official journal of the British Thoracic Society, publishes influential clinical and experimental research in respiratory medicine, paediatrics, immunology, pharmacology, pathology, and surgery. The focus is on work that advances scientific understanding and impacts clinical practice. http://thorax.bmj.com/ * The purpose of this podcast is to educate and to inform. The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice and it is not intended to function as a substitute for a healthcare practitioner’s judgement, patient care or treatment. The views expressed by contributors are those of the speakers. BMJ does not endorse any views or recommendations discussed or expressed on this podcast. Listeners should also be aware that professionals in the field may have different opinions. By listening to this podcast, listeners agree not to use its content as the basis for their own medical treatment or for the medical treatment of others.

    Smoking in cars: how the recent ban is affecting young people in England and Scotland

    Smoking in cars: how the recent ban is affecting young people in England and Scotland

    Smoking with children in a car has been illegal since 2015 in England and 2016 in Scotland. This podcast explores the importance and impact of this ban on children and the important message it gives to the public to ensure smoking rates continue to fall. Listen to the conversation between Rachael Moses and Dr Anthony Laverty, Public Health Policy Evaluation Unit, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK and lead author of https://thorax.bmj.com/content/early/2020/01/08/thoraxjnl-2019-213998

    • 8 min
    Overweight and out of breath: cause and effect?

    Overweight and out of breath: cause and effect?

    In this podcast, Multimedia Editor of Thorax Rachael Moses, discusses with Dr Magnus Ekstrom, Lund University, Sweden, the key findings of a population-based study investigating the relationship between increased body mass index with breathlessness and lung function. Read the paper on the Thorax website: https://thorax.bmj.com/content/74/10/958.

    • 10 min
    The role of sex hormones on the development of asthma

    The role of sex hormones on the development of asthma

    The study discussed in this podcast introduces evidence that supports a biological explanation behind the observed asthma discordance between males and females.
    Read the paper on the Thorax website: https://thorax.bmj.com/content/early/2019/01/29/thoraxjnl-2018-212207

    • 6 min
    Assisted reproductive technologies and asthma risk in children

    Assisted reproductive technologies and asthma risk in children

    Assisted reproduction techniques might increase asthma risk in children conceived this way, a study published by Thorax concludes.
    Maria Magnus, Centre for Fertility and Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, talks with Thorax podcast editor Rachel Moses about her research group findings, that you can also read for free at http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2018-211886.
    A related editorial can also be found on the journal website (thorax.bmj.com).

    • 4 min
    How toxic is your vape?

    How toxic is your vape?

    The study discussed in this podcast cautions against the widely held opinion that e-cigarettes are safe.
    Listen to the conversation between the Multimedia Associate Editor of Thorax Rachael Moses and Professor David Thickett (Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, University of Birmingham, UK) and read the study 'Pro-inflammatory effects of e-cigarette vapour condensate on human alveolar' on the Thorax website: https://thorax.bmj.com/
    You can subscribe to the Thorax Podcast in all major podcast Apps. If you enjoy the show, please leave us a podcast review at
    https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/thorax-podcast/id343304910?mt=2.

    • 9 min
    Growing up on a farm as related to adult lung function and allergic phenotypes

    Growing up on a farm as related to adult lung function and allergic phenotypes

    In this podcast Jennifer Quint talks to Shyamali Dharmage and Brittany Campbell about their recent press released paper "Growing up on a farm as related to adult lung function and allergic phenotypes: An international population based study".

    • 7 min

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