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[Singapore] Malays most unhealthy group

In Singapore, smokers make up almost a quarter of heart attack and stroke sufferers. Mr Sukandar Kastam, 49, was diagnosed with diabetes when he was only 25 years old. He has been on dialysis for the past six years. He used to weigh 120kg but has since l
AsiaOne (sg)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:33
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Secondhand smoke exposure toxicity accelerates age-related cardiac disease in old hamsters

To determine whether exposure to SHS has an impact on age-induced LVH we examined young and old hamsters that underwent SHS exposure in a chamber for 30 mins.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Dec 19, 2014 16:28
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Y men are more likely to get cancer than women

Aside from the well-known dramatic increase it causes in the risk of lung cancer, smoking has now been found to obliterate a chromosome in blood cells that could offer vital protection against cancer growth elsewhere in the body.
New Scientist
added Dec 5, 2014 10:55
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[Asia-pacific] Chronic Diseases Are Killing More in Poorer Countries

Deaths from chronic diseases have risen by more than 50 percent in low- and middle-income countries over the past two decades, according to the report, by the Council on Foreign Relations...more exposure to health risks, such as...lax antismoking laws
New York Times
added Dec 4, 2014 12:47
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Marijuana Secondhand Smoke Seen as Damaging to Arteries as Tobacco Smoke

When the rats were exposed to marijuana smoke in a laboratory for half an hour, arterial flow-mediated dilation dropped by 50% to 70%, senior author Dr Matthew L Springer (University of California, San Francisco) said, presenting these findings at the Am
Medical Tribune
added Dec 3, 2014 19:08
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Effects of using electronic cigarettes on nicotine delivery and cardiovascular function in comparison with regular cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Use of e-cigs had no impact on the exhaled CO levels, whereas the Marlboro® cigarette significantly increased the exhaled CO more than 8 times above the baseline. In conclusion, e-cigs could be a less harmful alternative for tobacco users.
Science Direct
added Nov 28, 2014 21:51
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GLANTZ: Lorillard finds that ecigs a little bit less bad for cardiovascular system than Marlboros

"Effects of using electronic cigarettes on nicotine delivery and cardiovascular function in comparison with regular cigarettes," in the industry-friendly journal Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology in which they compared several models of Lorillard's
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 28, 2014 21:50
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ARCHIVE: Health Effects of Light and Intermittent Smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

even stable light smoking carries substantial health risks. Although a reduction in cigarette consumption can be an intermediate stage before a total stop and may increase the motivation of daily, heavier smokers without intention to quit to achieve event
Circulation
added Nov 28, 2014 12:50
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GLANTZ: E-cig enthusiasts should stop assuming that just reducing cigarette consumption is a meaningful clinical outcome

Jon Krueger reminded me that in 2010 Rebecca Schane, Pam Ling, and I published "Health Effects of Light and Intermittent Smoking" in Circulation....indicates that light and intermittent smoking pose substantial risks; the adverse health outcomes parallel
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:48
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Pat Quinn, Coach Who Led Canada to Olympic Gold, Is Dead at 71

He had had heart problems for many years....During the 2002 playoffs, he collapsed on a trip to North Carolina and was hospitalized with heart arrhythmia. He had been smoking five or six cigars a day and eating unhealthily. “I had become something I’d al
New York Times
added Nov 25, 2014 10:16
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