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Smoking, secondhand smoke tied to infertility and early menopause

Compared to women who never smoked and those exposed to the least secondhand smoke, women who smoked or were exposed to the most secondhand smoke were more likely to have problems getting pregnant and more likely to enter menopause before age 50, researc
Reuters
added Dec 16, 2015 05:05
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[New York] Elderly Williamsburg Residents Displaced After Fire Caused By Cigarette

A cigarette caused a fire that tore through two floors of a Williamsburg apartment building on Tuesday and left residents of three apartments temporarily homeless and scrambling to find shelter on couches and in beds of their friends and relatives, they s
DNAinfo
added Dec 5, 2015 17:43
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[Tennessee] VIDEO: Metro Health Department launches smoke-free housing campaign

The Metro Health Department is launching the ‘Breathe Easy Nashville’ campaign that’s focus is to raise awareness on dangers of secondhand smoke in multi-unit housing. “Secondhand smoke is a serious health concern, especially for seniors and children li
WKRN-TV Ch. 2 (Nashville, TN)
added Oct 31, 2015 15:03
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Ageing gene linked to ‘smoking, diet and exercise’

The largest study of its kind examined expression of genes in blood samples from 15,000 people across the world. They found 1,497 genes that are linked to ageing and also uncovered a link between these genes and factors such as diet, smoking and exercis
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 27, 2015 09:05
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[UK] Drinking less in middle age can cut risk of dementia, says Nice

“The evidence we looked at suggested that people can prevent these outcomes by making simple changes in life – stopping smoking, cutting alcohol, being more active and losing weight. “Even small but regular changes – such as climbing the stairs instead
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 22, 2015 11:37
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Klotho-related Molecules Upregulated by Smoking Habit in Apparently Healthy Men: A Cross-sectional Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

We found that serum levels of FGF-21 were significantly higher in smokers. FGF-21 is a member of the FGF family, which is secreted from the liver and plays a role in glucose and lipid homeostasis12. FGF-21 binds the FGF receptors, which in turn interact w
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Oct 13, 2015 11:24
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[UK] People urged to back smoke free plans

The Southern Trust is calling on local people to get involved in making all health and social care sites completely smoke free by No Smoking Day on March 9 next year. A Smoke Free policy has been in place in the Trust since 2008 which prohibits smoking
Lurgan Mail (uk)
added Sep 18, 2015 11:00
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A Genetic Network Associated With Stress Resistance, Longevity, and Cancer in Humans

study identified a set of single nucleotide polymorphisms that together appear to be important for human aging, stress resistance, cancer, and longevity...Using long-lived smokers as a phenotype (n = 90)—a group whose survival may signify innate resilie
Journals of Gerontology
added Sep 10, 2015 11:43
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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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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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