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Stand Up To Cancer, American Cancer Society, Genentech And Rally Health Aim to Increase Earlier Cancer Detection Through Annual "Cancer Screen Week" Initiative

Screening in current or former smokers who are 55-74 years old and have at least a 30-pack year smoking history has been shown to reduce mortality from lung cancer.
PR Newswire
added Dec 10, 2018 01:11
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[UK] Stressful jobs, frantic lifestyles, cigarettes, wine o’clock - As experts say women will soon have the same life expectancy as men: Does equality mean women are dying younger?

For many women, smoking and drinking have become markers of liberation Biological differences between the sexes mean habits can hit women harder / Anita Brown, 47, was given a terminal diagnoses for bladder cancer in 2016 She believes it was caused b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:34
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Circulating small non-coding RNAs associated with age, sex, smoking, body mass and physical activity [FREE FULL TEXT]

Small non-coding RNAs (sncRNA) are regulators of cell functions and circulating sncRNAs from the majority of RNA classes are potential non-invasive biomarkers...common traits influence circulating sncRNA expression. It is clear that sncRNA biomarker analy
Scientific Reports
added Dec 7, 2018 16:19

[UK] Nine in ten English adults have at least one unhealthy trait linked to an early death, such as drinking too much alcohol, smoking, or eating a poor diet, reveals NHS survey

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 4, 2018 17:16

Healthy Lifestyle Makes for a Healthy Heart During Menopause

Women with the highest scores -- the healthiest lifestyles -- had less arterial thickening. Of the three score components -- healthy diet, not smoking, and getting regular exercise -- abstinence from smoking had the strongest association with clearer art
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 30, 2018 18:47

Even an Occasional Cigarette Greatly Boosts Mortality Risk

found that compared with nonsmokers, lifelong nondaily smokers had a 72 percent higher mortality risk. Researchers pooled data from the U.S. National Health Interview Surveys of 1991, 1992 and 1995 to create a nationally representative sample of more than
American Family Physician
added Nov 28, 2018 00:11

Does outpatient cardiac rehabilitation help patients with acute myocardial infarction quit smoking? [FREE FULL TEXT]

Highlights • Most smokers with acute myocardial infarction do not attend outpatient cardiac rehabilitation. • Older, less educated, poor, and uninsured smokers were less likely to participate. • Smokers who participated in outpatient cardiac rehabilita
Preventive Medicine
added Nov 22, 2018 13:45

Smoking cessation, weight gain, and risk of stroke among postmenopausal women [FREE FULL TEXT]

• Smoking cessation significantly reduced all stroke risk. • Smoking cessation significantly reduced ischemic stroke risk. • Smoking cessation was not significantly associated with hemorrhagic stroke risk. • Smoking cessation was associated with weigh
Preventive Medicine
added Nov 22, 2018 13:43

Health Canada Says Older Canadians Are Smoking More Marijuana AND Tobacco

The prevalence of cigarette smoking among those 25 and up was 16 per cent in 2017, an increase from 13 per cent two years earlier. And 13 per cent of people aged 25 or older reported having used cannabis in the last year, up from 10 per cent in 2015.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 2, 2018 06:33
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Genetic study tells how long people potentially live

American Society of Human Genetics 2018 Annual Meeting in San Diego... "We suspect that the variants we found, such as for smoking and Alzheimer's disease, pertain uniquely to the modern period of human history," said Timmers. "A genetic propensity to sm
China Daily (cn)
added Oct 25, 2018 15:14
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