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Rich-Poor Life Expectancy Gap Shrinking for U.S. Youth

smoking rates remained high among the poor. Hence, the increasing inequality that we're currently seeing in old-age mortality may simply be the consequence of the great reduction in smoking that occurred with some lag among the poor."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 21, 2016 19:36
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A two decade dementia incidence comparison from the Cognitive Function and Ageing Studies I and II [FREE FULL TEXT]

Here we report a 20% drop in incidence (95% CI: 0–40%), driven by a reduction in men across all ages above 65. In the UK we estimate 209,600 new dementia cases per year. This study was uniquely designed to test for differences across geography and time. A
Nature
added Apr 20, 2016 13:17
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[UK] 'New men' winning dementia battle as healthy lifestyles prevent 40,000 cases a year

“The most obvious changes relate to vascular health… smoking cessation and blood pressure and cholesterol control. Clearly, these issues deserve further careful study, but this study suggests some good news.”
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 20, 2016 13:15
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[UK] Why men are leading the fight against dementia: Better diets, more exercise and quitting smoking means 'cases are a fifth lower than expected'

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 20, 2016 13:13
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[UK] Drop in dementia rates suggests disease can be prevented, researchers say

The proportion of older people living with dementia has fallen by a fifth over the past two decades with the most likely explanation being because men are smoking less and living healthier lives, according to new scientific research.
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 20, 2016 13:12
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[UK] Why men are leading the fight against dementia: Better diets, more exercise and quitting smoking means 'cases are a fifth lower than expected'

Fewer men smoke today, and their hearts and arteries are believed to be in better shape, even though obesity levels remain high. Better education, changes in diet and more awareness of the importance of exercise may also be contributing factors.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 20, 2016 13:06
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The best of enemies: They've been arch rivals through 25 years of scandal, wild partying and dodgy boyfriends. So who has survived best, Kate or Naomi?

While smoking, too much sun, and a party-hard lifestyle have left Kate with wrinkles, her friend Naomi - gallingly three years her senior - has barely aged a day. Kate has a distinctive ‘pack-a-day pout’, her full lips lined by wrinkles due to smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 20, 2016 13:04
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EDITORIAL: Geography’s Role in the Life Expectancy of the Poor

Critics say adopting government policies like smoking bans amounts to setting up a “nanny state.” But the evidence shows that such regulations give people longer and healthier lives.
New York Times
added Apr 18, 2016 14:39
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[UK] The Stolen Years: The mental health and smoking action report (PDF)

This report is a call to action. It challenges defeatist assumptions that addiction to smoking amongst people with mental health conditions is either inevitable or intractable: it is not. While smoking rates amongst the general population have fallen
ASH London (uk)
added Apr 13, 2016 14:42
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Smoking Is The ‘Single Largest Factor’ Making People With Mental Health Conditions Die Younger

“We know that people with a mental health condition are just as likely to want to stop smoking as other smokers. But this can be much harder if, for example, you are using smoking as a coping mechanism,” Brian Dow, director of external affairs at Rethink
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 13, 2016 14:36
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