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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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Quitting smoking may ease hot flashes

Women who hadn't smoked for at least five years were 45 percent less likely to have severe or frequent hot flashes than current smokers, researchers found. But they were still more likely to have symptoms than women who had never smoked.
Reuters
added Jul 25, 2015 17:35
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Does quitting smoking decrease the risk of midlife hot flashes? A longitudinal analysis

These findings suggest that that early smoking cessation programs may improve women's well-being during the menopausal transition.
Maturitas (European Menopause and Andropause Society)
added Jul 25, 2015 17:34
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[UK] VIDEO: Stunning video showcases the magic of special effects as an old woman is stripped of her wrinkles and eye bags and made to look decades younger in SECONDS

In side by side frames, the video shows an older and younger version of actress Michele Valley smoking a cigarette - and it's nearly impossible to tell which is the original footage.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 24, 2015 20:23
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Many Cancer Survivors Who Smoke See Little Benefit to Quitting

Cancer survivors who continue to smoke view the habit as less risky than survivors who quit, and they're more likely to spend time with smokers, a new study shows. Researchers from the American Cancer Society also found that these post-cancer smokers are
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 23, 2015 17:25
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Smoking and survival after breast cancer diagnosis in Japanese women: A prospective cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

To improve the prognosis of breast cancer, breast cancer patients should be informed about the importance of smoking cessation in the clinical setting. Moreover, considering the higher risk of death for premenopausal patients with a long duration of smok
Cancer Science
added Jul 22, 2015 11:46
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[Japan] More evidence smoking raises risk of death from breast cancer

Long-time smokers may face an increased risk of death if they develop breast cancer, according to a Japanese study that adds to a growing body of evidence highlighting the lethal effects of cigarettes. Among more than 800 women with breast cancer, those
Reuters
added Jul 22, 2015 11:44
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