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Are cigarette substitutes a safe alternative? It depends on user habits

A recent literature review study by researchers at the University of Miami (UM) suggest that small dosages of nicotine found in cigarette substitutes could be harmful to human musculoskeletal system, due to overuse. The findings are reported in the Globa
EurekAlert
added Aug 29, 2014 13:08
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Beware! Cigarette substitutes bad for bones

findings show that nicotine can be beneficial at low dosages. For example, exposure to low dosages of nicotine promotes collagen production and skin wound repair. Yet at higher dosages, cells involved in the wound and skeletal healing processes actually b
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:06
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[Europe, UK] Heart Disease Costing Britain £18.4bn by 2020 Amid Obesity and Smoking Epidemics

direct and indirect costs linked to heart disease will hit £97bn across France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Sweden and the UK, says CEBR. Only Germany is expected to beat the UK in heart disease related costs in the future. CEBR says Germany's total bill will
IBTimes (uk)
added Aug 28, 2014 10:51
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Impact of stepwise introduction of smoke-free legislation on population rates of acute myocardial infarction deaths in Flanders, Belgium

Smoking ban interventions are associated with reductions in the population rate of myocardial mortality, with public health gains even before and during the middle-aged period of life.
Heart
added Aug 24, 2014 13:17
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[Belgium] GLANTZ: More evidence of immediate drops in heart attack DEATHS following smokefree laws

Bianca Cox and colleagues just published a nicely done paper, “Impact of stepwise introduction of smoke-free legislation on population rates of acute myocardial infarction deaths in Flanders, Belgium,” that shows that, after controlling for time trends
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 24, 2014 13:15
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Cardiovascular disease in Europe 2014: epidemiological update

There is clear evidence in most countries with available data that mortality and case-fatality rates from CHD and stroke have decreased substantially over the last 5–10 years but at differing rates.
European Heart Journal
added Aug 20, 2014 09:31
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[UK] Heart disease rates fall across Europe

Deaths from heart disease and strokes are declining across Europe, thanks to falling smoking rates and the use of preventative statins, according to a major new report. Cardiovascular diseases of the heart and blood vessels (CVD) still remain the biggest
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:22
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Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds

Use of high-blood pressure medication, widespread acceptance of statin drugs to control cholesterol levels, and significant reductions in cigarette smoking have also helped bring these improvements about, Krumholz said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 19, 2014 07:38
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Smoking during pregnancy affects future grandkids' growth

found that if a maternal grandmother smoked during pregnancy, her grandsons became heavier than expected during adolescence, with increased lean mass, grip strength and cardiovascular fitness. When both the maternal grandmother and the mother had smoked,
ANI (in)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:34
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CHRNA5 Variant Predicts Smoking Cessation in Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction [FREE FULL TEXT]

Among patients who have smoked and who are hospitalized with acute MI, the high-risk CHRNA5 allele was associated with lower likelihood of quitting before hospitalization and significantly less abstinence 1 year after hospitalization with MI. The CHRNA5 r
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 12, 2014 14:10
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