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Pronounced increase in risk of acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in younger smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Smoking was associated with an eightfold increased risk of acute STEMI in younger smokers, when compared to ex- and never smokers. Further efforts to reduce smoking in the youngest are needed.
added Nov 30, 2016 06:03
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Secondhand Pot Smoke May Damage Blood Vessels

One minute of exposure to marijuana secondhand smoke was associated with substantial transient impairment of vascular endothelial function, according to results of an animal study. Blood vessels took a full 90 minutes to recover function after 60 second
MedPage Today
added Jul 28, 2016 16:59
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Heart Failure After Heart Attack Tied to Cancer Risk in Study

These findings suggest that smoking and alcohol use could be playing major roles in both heart failure and cancer, study co-author Roger said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 12, 2016 15:11
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Cancer Risk Higher With Heart Failure in MI Survivors / Not clear yet if association is causal

They proposed that shared risk factors for HF and cancer might play a role in these results -- for example, age, sex, smoking status, and alcohol intake. It is also possible that patients given an HF diagnosis were more closely monitored in the clinical
MedPage Today
added Jul 12, 2016 14:59
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[Europe, USA] Single motherhood tied to slightly raised heart disease risk

single women with children and jobs were ...77 percent more likely to smoke, the study found... Single women without kids in Europe were less likely to have high blood pressure and more likely to have a history of smoking than their U.S. peers.
added Jun 18, 2016 16:18
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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 Few Key Steps Can Protect Your Heart and Kidneys / Study cites smoking, body fat, exercise, blood pressure among factors to pay attention to

While smoking, body fat, physical activity, blood pressure and blood sugar were associated with kidney disease risk, cholesterol and diet were not, the researchers found.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 7, 2016 17:45
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[UK] New warning to smokers

Experts are warning that more than 60,000 people in the East Midlands could be living with a serious vascular condition that can lead to leg amputation or a fatal heart attack. Ninety percent of those are smokers or ex-smokers prompting the British Hear
Hucknall Dispatch (uk)
added Feb 29, 2016 17:01
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The study also recommended closer monitoring of the hookah bar industry to protect the public. "Ours is the first study that links poor hookah bar air quality to damaging effects in workers, and the results recommend closer monitoring of this industry to
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 25, 2016 13:24
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Varenicline for Smoking Cessation in Hospitalized Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome

Conclusions—Varenicline, initiated in-hospital following ACS, is efficacious for smoking cessation. Future studies are needed to establish safety in these patients.
added Nov 11, 2015 17:02
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