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Gum infections linked to several cancers in women

Certain cancers, such as breast cancer, lung cancer, and gallbladder cancer, were associated with higher risk in smokers with periodontal disease. Others, such as melanoma, were associated with higher risk in women who had never smoked but did have perio
Reuters
added Aug 1, 2017 22:05
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Gum Disease May Be Linked to Cancer Risk in Older Women

A new study links gum disease with an increased risk of several types of cancer in postmenopausal women, even in women who never smoked... Breast cancer, lung cancer and gallbladder cancer were linked with higher risk among women who smoked and had gum di
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 1, 2017 16:28
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[UK] British women have shorter lifespans and the second worst life expectancy in Europe because of heavy smoking and hard drinking, experts say

Female life expectancy in the UK is three years less than in Spain and worse than in poorer countries such as Slovenia and recession-hit Greece, according to a report from Public Health England. Only Denmark has a worse record. Last night, experts warne
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 15:55
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[UK] Not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight and drinking in moderation could add up to 12 YEARS to your life

While women who follow a healthy lifestyle can expect to have an extra dozen years, men can extend their life by 11, a study found....Never smoking and not being obese gives you an extra four-to-five disability-free years, the study found.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 22, 2017 21:05
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Targeting 9 Risk Factors Could Prevent 1 in 3 Dementia Cases: Study

These measures include: staying in school until you're at least over the age of 15; reducing hearing loss, obesity and high blood pressure in mid-life (ages 45 to 65); and reducing smoking, depression, physical inactivity, social isolation and diabetes i
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 20, 2017 18:35
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[UK] Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says

It lists nine key risk factors including lack of education, hearing loss, smoking and physical inactivity. The study is being presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in London.
BBC Online
added Jul 20, 2017 16:26
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Nicotine-Induced Neuroprotection against Cognitive Dysfunction after Partial Hepatectomy Involves Activation of BDNF/TrkB Signaling Pathway and Inhibition of NF-κB Signaling Pathway in Aged Rats

The main purpose of this study was to investigate the effects and possible mechanisms of nicotine pre-treatment on postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD)...results showed that nicotine-induced neuroprotection against POCD may involve activation of th
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 20, 2017 19:30
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Healthy Heart in 20s, Better Brain in 40s?

However, not all the heart association's recommendations carried the same weight. Smoking had a stronger association with smaller brain volume than the other lifestyle factors, the researchers found.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 20, 2017 18:36
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[UK] AUDIO: Dementia prevention, intervention, and care

The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:28
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Create Your Own Quit-Smoking Plan

Smokers who quit before their 50th birthday can cut in half their risk of dying over the following 15 years, according to the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. As you get yourself mentally ready to stop smoking, it's important to recognize that -- b
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51
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