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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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[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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