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Study explores nicotine patch to treat mild cognitive impairment

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is one of 29 sites participating in a national study to determine whether a daily transdermal nicotine patch will have a positive effect on attention and early memory impairment in older adults diagnosed with M
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 7, 2017 22:22
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[Missouri] Wrongful death lawsuit filed against nursing home where patient caught fire

the nursing home is accused of leaving Chapman, who was partially disabled, alone on the patio to smoke without a special apron. The apron was supposed to protect her from ashes from her cigarettes.
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Oct 31, 2017 17:57
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National study to examine effects of nicotine patch on older adults with MCI

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is one of 29 sites participating in a national study to determine whether a daily transdermal nicotine patch will have a positive effect on attention and early memory impairment in older adults diagnosed with M
News-Medical.net
added Oct 31, 2017 01:38
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Sperm age calculator tells men how decrepit their sperm are

A SPERM age calculator can tell men how “old” their sperm is, revealing changes caused by smoking.
New Scientist
added Oct 24, 2017 13:40
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Assessing the Generalizability of the National Lung Screening Trial: Comparison of Patients with Stage 1 Disease

Elderly patients with minimal comorbid conditions meeting the inclusion criteria of the NLST who underwent surgery had excellent postoperative outcomes and similar lung cancer–specific 5-year survivorship. In those with significant comorbidities or those
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Oct 21, 2017 19:50
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VIDEO: Blue Briefing: Is CT Screening For Lung Cancer Generalizable to Older Patients?

we highlight the comparison of outcomes in patients 65-74 years old from SEER-Medicare and NLST datasets in stage I lung cancer.
You Tube
added Oct 21, 2017 19:49
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Cigarette Smoking alters Epigenetics

smoke from cigarettes actually changes the epigenetic makeup of DNA, thereby paving the road to lung cancer. Unfortunately, smoking is responsible for death in about 50% of the people who don’t quit. Unfortunately, second hand smoke affects children and
World Health.net ( American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine)
added Oct 20, 2017 14:05
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[UK] Teenagers are causing an NHS 'ticking time bomb': Poor diets, smoking, sexually transmitted diseases and lack of exercise are all to blame, warns report

Smoking has the greatest impact on shortening people's lives, with a packet of cigarettes a day knocking off seven years, the research adds. The study also revealed every additional year an individual spends in further education extends their lifespan b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 19:12
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[UK] Every extra two pounds an overweight person carries cuts their life expectancy by two months, while a packet of cigarettes a day knocks off SEVEN YEARS, reveals new study

Smoking has the greatest impact on shortening people's lives... Study author Dr Peter Joshi from the University of Edinburgh, said: 'Our study has estimated the causal effect of lifestyle choices. We found that, on average, smoking a pack a day reduces l
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:09
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Good Lifestyle Choices Add Years to Your Life

Smoking and traits associated with lung cancer had the greatest effect on shortening life expectancy. The researchers determined that smoking a pack of cigarettes each day over a lifetime leads to an average loss of seven years of life. But the good new
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 13, 2017 20:54
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