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Smoker's Paradox Still Seen in STEMI Patients in Primary PCI Era

Among patients undergoing primary PCI for STEMI, both current and former smokers are less likely to die in the hospital than their smoke-free counterparts... “Our findings should not be interpreted as an endorsement of cigarette smoking,” Gupta told TCTM
TCTMD (Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF))
added May 2, 2016 19:31
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Acute impact of tobacco versus electronic cigarette smoking on oxidative stress and vascular function

both cigarettes have unfavorable effects on markers of oxidative stress and FMD after single use, although E-cigarette appeared to have a lesser impact. Future studies are warranted to clarify the chronic vascular effects of E-cigarette smoking.
Chest
added May 1, 2016 13:31
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GLANTZ: Important new study shows immediate effects of e-cigs on the cardiovascular system as big as smoking a cigarette

A new, very well done study by Roberto Carnevale and colleagues, “Acute impact of tobacco versus electronic cigarette smoking on oxidative stress and vascular function,” published in Chest on April 11, 2016, puts this argument to rest. They show that sm
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 1, 2016 13:29
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[California] Secondhand pot smoke can give you more than just a contact high

the concert haze and aroma inspired a research curiosity: What is the impact of secondhand marijuana smoke on blood vessel function? His preliminary research, presented in 2014 at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions, suggested that smoke
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Apr 24, 2016 19:04
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A systematic review of the health risks from passive exposure to electronic cigarette vapour (PDF)

Our review found that the absolute impact from passive exposure to EC vapour has the potential to lead to adverse health effects. The risk from being passively exposed to EC vapour is likely to be less than the risk from passive exposure to conventiona
Sax Institute (au)
added Apr 15, 2016 05:23
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New Youth Tobacco Survey Highlights Desperate Need for Final Deeming Rule, Says American Heart Association

“Nearly two years after the FDA put forward the tobacco deeming rule, we are still calling for it to be finalized. We have urged and implored them to finalize these regulations to no avail. We won’t stop pushing until the final rule is issued. The health
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Apr 15, 2016 05:12
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Doctors say aspirin lowers heart attack risk for many adults

People in their 50s with risk factors for cardiovascular disease - including high blood pressure, high cholesterol or a history of smoking - may benefit from starting a daily aspirin regimen and staying on it for at least a decade
Reuters
added Apr 12, 2016 17:32
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Lifetime Smoking History and Cause-Specific Mortality in a Cohort Study with 43 Years of Follow-Up [Free Full Text]

Among the smoking-associated case-specific mortality in our study, COPD had the highest risk. Our results for COPD is in line with the results of a previous study (11), in which authors used competing risks survival analysis to evaluate the associations
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Apr 11, 2016 17:52
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Lifetime Smoking History and Cause-Specific Mortality in a Cohort Study with 43 Years of Follow-Up.

lifetime numbers of cigarettes smoked and the duration of smoking have different impacts for different causes of mortality. Moreover, our findings emphasize the importance of smoking-related competing risks when studying the smoking-related cancer mortali
UroToday International Journal
added Apr 11, 2016 17:48
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Millions With Leg Pain Have Peripheral Artery Disease

The average age at which people develop P.A.D. is 70... Smoking increases the risk of developing P.A.D. fourfold, and more than 80 percent of people with the condition are current or former smokers.
New York Times Blogs
added Apr 11, 2016 13:17
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