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[UK] Smoking related fire deaths double, warns Brigade on No Smoking Day

Twenty-one Londoners died in fires relating to smoking last year, which is more than double the year before. The figures, released to coincide with national No Smoking Day(opens in a new window), also show that around three fires a day are linked to smok
Fire Magazine (uk)
added Mar 10, 2017 23:24

[Netherlands] 80% of major Dutch pension funds invest in tobacco: report

More than two-thirds (80 per cent) of major Dutch pension funds have investments in the tobacco industry, according to a report by the Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development, which shared responses from 30 of the country’s 50 largest
Benefits Canada (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 21:40

Beauty Tip: Secondhand smoke's assault on skin

"Together these substances speed up the break down of Vitamin A affecting collagen production and the skin’s ability to regenerate. Thus, the aging process accelerates,” states
Craig (CO) Daily Press
added Mar 4, 2017 15:28

EPSTEIN: Why Our Champions Are Getting Older

Ervin won gold in the 50-meter freestyle as a 19-year-old. Three years later... He moved to Brooklyn, became a musician and started smoking...Ervin started swimming again to help kick the cigarettes...In Rio, Ervin won gold, again.
New York Times
added Mar 4, 2017 15:24

Unhealthy in Middle Age, Dementia in Old Age?

Risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure and diabetes might boost the odds of dementia almost as much as carrying the gene that raises the risk of Alzheimer's disease, the researchers reported.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 23, 2017 20:47

[UK] Surprising Study Shows The Majority of E Cigarette Users Are Over 40 are one of the largest retailers of electronic cigarettes in the UK and recently carried out a survey to determine what the average 'vaper' looks like. A number of questions were asked and the results were surprising.
PR Newswire
added Feb 15, 2017 16:01

Texas A&M researchers: Nicotine could protect aging brain

found that, when given independently from tobacco, the maligned chemical helps protect the aging brain and may even hold off Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases. Apparently nicotine’s protective abilities may have something to do with its power to suppre
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Feb 8, 2017 04:05

[China] Pollution Leads to Greater Risk of Dementia Among Older Women, Study Says

“Although the link between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease is a new scientific frontier, we now have evidence that air pollution, like tobacco, is dangerous to the aging brain,” he added. Women with the genetic variant APOE4, which increases the r
New York Times
added Feb 4, 2017 15:31

Nicotine may prevent your brain from aging

Researchers at Texas A&M found that, when given independently from tobacco, nicotine helps protect the aging brain and may even hold off Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. Can nicotine, that addictive chemical found in tobacco and e-cigarettes,
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Feb 3, 2017 21:33

Nicotine may help prevent your brain from aging and hold off Parkinson's, Alzheimer's

Researchers at Texas A&M found that, when given independently from tobacco, nicotine helps protect the aging brain and may even hold off Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease.
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Feb 3, 2017 02:00
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