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To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start With Exercise

New report also suggests quitting smoking, managing health conditions and socializing
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 14, 2015 15:41
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Exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke and the frailty syndrome in US older adults

In the US nonsmoking older adult population, exposure to SHS was associated with an increased frequency of frailty. More efforts are needed to protect older adults from SHS, especially at home and in other areas not covered by smoke-free regulations.
Springer Science+Business Media
added Apr 13, 2015 15:07
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RESEARCH REPORT: New second-hand-smoke risk

Exposure to secondhand smoke may increase the risk of frailty in older people, especially those living with smokers, says a study in the April issue of the journal Age. People who lived with one smoker had a 40% greater risk of frailty compared with those
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 13, 2015 15:05
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Millions more people across the UK to get dementia tests

Millions more people could be offered dementia tests under new NHS guidelines that class those aged over 60 who drink, smoke or who are obese as being at risk of the disease.
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 2, 2015 11:58
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Smoking Is Associated with an Increased Risk of Dementia: A Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies with Investigation of Potential Effect Modifiers [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smokers show an increased risk of dementia, and smoking cessation decreases the risk to that of never smokers. The increased risk of AD from smoking is more pronounced in apolipoprotein E ε4 noncarriers. Survival bias and competing risk reduce the risk o
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 27, 2015 13:51
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VIDEO: GRAPHIC: Former smoker Marlene receives eye injections

CDC's Tips From Former Smokers campaign shows Marlene receiving eye injections to help prevent wet macular degeneration, a disease that can lead to blindness developed from smoking.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 27, 2015 13:21
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Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men / Study shows lower risk of lung, colon tumors at 65 and older

Fit middle-aged men appear less likely to develop lung and colon cancer in later life than their out-of-shape peers. And if they do develop cancer, they are more likely to beat it...the reduction in lung cancer was most likely due to not smoking. Thirty-o
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 27, 2015 12:19
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[California] NELSON: Smokefree housing: Berkeley scores a win for public health and citizens’ wallets

In Dec. 2013, the City of Berkeley adopted a smoke-free housing law with the most comprehensive enforcement standards in the state. While other cities have relied primarily on landlords and homeowner’s associations to be the “enforcers” of the laws, Berk
Berkeleyside
added Mar 18, 2015 14:40
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Male smokers at higher risk than females for osteoporosis, fractures

Smoking history and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) were independent risk factors for low bone density among both men and women in the study, which has been published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.
EurekAlert
added Mar 12, 2015 12:58
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Male Smokers at Higher Risk than Females for Osteoporosis, Fractures

In a large study of middle-aged to elderly smokers, men were more likely than women to have osteoporosis and fractures of their vertebrae. Smoking history and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) were independent risk factors for low bone density
HealthCanal.com
added Mar 8, 2015 14:30
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