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Europe Leads the World in Boozing, Tobacco Use ... And Living Long

European paradox: While the region leads the world in both alcohol and tobacco consumption, it also enjoys the longest life expectancy, 77.9 years, according to a report published Wednesday by the World Health Organization.
Bloomberg News
added Sep 12, 2018 17:43
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Cancer deaths rise to 9.6 million as populations grow and age

Lung cancer - mainly caused by smoking - is the leading cause of cancer death worldwide... IARC’s report said prevention efforts - such as stop-smoking campaigns, screenings, and human papillomavirus vaccinations - may have helped reduce incidence rates
Reuters
added Sep 12, 2018 17:05
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[UK] Tobacco firms used to pay council pension as Suffolk loses almost £160 million to smoking every year

Tobacco firms are sill being used to grow Suffolk county Council’s pension fund - despite new figures showing smoking costs Suffolk almost £160 million a year. Sandy Martin MP speaking at the Suffolk Chamber in Greater Ipswich Networking Brunch with Sand
East Anglian Daily Times (uk)
added Sep 12, 2018 14:00
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[Korea - South, UK] Do YOU smoke? You're 20% more likely to develop dementia - but quitting the habit 'will protect you'

Fears that cigarettes lead to people being slowly robbed of memories have grown over the past decade, on the back of several trials. And the new South Korean research, based on data from thousands of people, adds to the mounting evidence.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 9, 2018 20:39
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[Korea - North] Effect of smoking cessation on the risk of dementia: a longitudinal study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking was associated with increased risk of dementia. Smokers who quit for a prolonged period of time may benefit from reduced risk of dementia. Therefore, smokers should be encouraged to quit in order to reduce the risk of developing dementia, especia
Annals of Clinical & Laboratory Science
added Sep 6, 2018 14:16
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[Korea - South] STRAIGHT TO YOUR HEAD Smokers are ‘much more likely to develop dementia’, docs warn

Those who has smoked long-term but recently quit had a 14 per cent less chance of developing Alzheimer's later in life. They also had a 32 per cent reduced chance of developing vascular dementia - one of the most common forms of the disease. While thos
The Sun (uk)
added Sep 6, 2018 14:14
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[Korea - South] Smokers 'much more likely to develop dementia,' docs warn

Those who don't smoke, or had quit smoking, had less chance of developing the degenerative brain condition than those who still smoke cigarettes, according to a Korean study. Those who has smoked long-term but recently quit had a 14 per cent less chance
Fox News
added Sep 6, 2018 13:58
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Russia: Increases In Life Expectancy, Decreases In Child Deaths, Use Of Alcohol, Tobacco

age-adjusted rates of premature death from smoking, one of the world's most substantial health risks, dropped by nearly 34% over the same time period. Russia also saw progress in reducing premature death...from stomach cancer, drowning, and chronic obstru
Science Magazine
added Aug 31, 2018 15:34
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Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Agonists for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Dementia: An Update

nAChRs have consistently presented a promising theoretical use in the treatment of AD; however, trials thus far have been complicated by adverse effects or minimal improvement. This review will provide an update on several pharmacological nAChR agonists t
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 26, 2018 21:05
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Heart-healthy lifestyle in old age tied to lower dementia risk

Researchers focused on seven recommendations from the American Heart Association (AHA) for optimal cardiovascular health: not smoking; regularly exercising; routinely eating fish, fruits, and vegetables; avoiding excess weight; and keeping blood pressure
Reuters
added Aug 23, 2018 00:10
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