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The impact of cigarette smoking on life expectancy between 1980 and 2010: a global perspective

Conclusions Recent trends indicate a substantial rise in the population-level impact of tobacco smoking on life expectancy in women and in middle-income countries. High-quality local data are needed in most low-income countries.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 26, 2015 11:47
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[UK] How dementia risk has fallen by a quarter in two decades: Predictions of an 'epidemic' among elderly appear to be unfounded

Rates of smoking, a major risk factor, have more than halved since 1974, and the prevention and treatment of high blood pressure and cholesterol, which also increase the risk of dementia, have improved.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:53
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Revamp Abdominal Aneurysm Screening, Save More Men's Lives: Study

They also noted that most of the ruptured aortic aneurysms among people between the ages of 65 and 75 occur in male smokers. Screening male smokers at age 65 and all men at age 75 could prevent nearly four times the number of deaths and reduce the numbe
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 20, 2015 14:05
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[Minnesota] State: Warned often, Woodbury senior center client started fire with cigarette and died

A Woodbury assisted-living resident with a penchant for getting drunk and smoking in his room started the fire in March that fatally set his bed ablaze and injured two other clients, according to state investigators, who are citing the facility’s operato
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Aug 13, 2015 12:56
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[Sweden] Smoking, Early Menopause May Shorten Life Span: Study

Smoking and early menopause are a dangerous combination that might shorten life span, a new Swedish study warns. Researchers analyzed data from more than 25,000 Swedish women who were followed for 16 years. Almost 6,000 women died in that period, and the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 5, 2015 13:04
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[Sweden] Swedish study reveals combined effects of smoking and early menopause on overall mortality

Women may now have yet another reason to quit smoking given the results of a new study that is being reported online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). The Swedish study involving 25,474 women is the first to
News-Medical.net
added Aug 5, 2015 07:50
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Older Smokers With Migraines May Face Added Stroke Risk

The study participants were followed for an average of 11 years to see how many had a heart attack or stroke. The findings were published online July 22 in the journal Neurology. The researchers did not find an association between migraine and the risk
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 30, 2015 19:26
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Alcohol consumption, smoking, obesity may help predict Alzheimer

A new study suggests that alcohol consumption, smoking, obesity and diabetes are associated with smaller regional brain volumes that may be early indicators of Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
ANI (in)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:07
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Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors

Smoking and obesity, meanwhile, were associated with reduced volume in the posterior cingulate cortex, which is involved with memory retrieval, and emotional and social behavior. Alcohol use and smoking were linked with reduced volume in the hippocampus,
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 28, 2015 13:26
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[UK] Drinking and smoking 'raises dementia risk': Unhealthy habits reduce grey matter in areas of the brain linked to memory

Their results, published today in the journal Radiology, found that risk factors of alcohol use and diabetes were associated with smaller total brain volume, while smoking and obesity were linked with reduced volumes of the posterior cingulate cortex.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 11:03
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