Cigarette Smoke Could Speed Kidney Disease

A new study finds that cigarette smoke could speed up the progression of kidney disease.

The exact link is unclear, but University of Miami scientists say cells in the blood vessels of kidneys appear to interact with nicotine.

Cigarettes are already known to increase the risk for certain cancers and heart disease.

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