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[Sweden, UK] About UbbLE

On this website, which we named UbbLE, you can explore the findings of the scientific research* carried out by Andrea Ganna (Karolinska Institutet and Uppsala University) and Erik Ingelsson (Uppsala University).
UbbLE Longevity Explorer (se)
added Jun 5, 2015 08:01
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[UK] Life expectancy increases but gap widens between rich and poor

The gap between the sexes has closed, probably in part because more women are smoking, reducing their chances of a longer life. Ezzati quoted the Oxford epidemiologist Sir Richard Peto, who said: “If women smoke like men, they die like men.” Deaths among
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 30, 2015 07:27
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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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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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Decision Memo for Screening for Lung Cancer with Low Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT) (CAG-00439N)

the evidence is sufficient to add a lung cancer screening counseling and shared decision making visit, and for appropriate beneficiaries, annual screening for lung cancer with low dose computed tomography (LDCT), as an additional preventive service benefi
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
added Mar 6, 2015 12:11
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Medicare Will Cover CT Lung Cancer Screening

Current and former heavy smokers ages 55 to 77 can undergo annual low-dose CT screening for lung cancer paid by Medicare, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Thursday. The decision finalizes a preliminary plan the agency released in
MedPage Today
added Mar 6, 2015 12:06
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Hot Flashes More Likely for Certain Smokers, Study Says

Women's genetic backgrounds may increase susceptibility
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 4, 2012 14:20
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How are SNFs handling residents who use e-cigarettes?

McKnight's Long-Term Care
added May 2, 2012 08:33
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Lester Breslow, Who Tied Good Habits to Longevity, Dies at 97

New York Times
added Apr 15, 2012 00:00
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What are the chances this baby will live to 100?

Diet and lifestyle will help you reach a ripe old age, but genes are more important.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 2, 2012 00:00
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