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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

[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

[Spain] Smoking linked to Alzheimer's

recent World Health Organisation study now shows that smoking has been linked with memory disorders. The study concluded that smoking could be attributed not only to 14% of Alzheimer’s cases, but more shockingly, that nicotine may lead to dementia. Smokin
The Olive Press (es)
added Jul 15, 2014 05:20

Early menopause ups heart failure risk, especially for smokers

Women who go through menopause early--at ages 40 to 45--have a higher rate of heart failure, according to a new study published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). Smoking, current or past, raises the rat
added May 15, 2014 11:20

[Australia] Exercise Crucial for Women's Heart Health After 30, Study Finds

They analyzed how the women's health would improve if each specific risk factor vanished -- for example, if no one ever smoked or everyone had an ideal body weight. Younger women were more likely to smoke, they found, which drove heart disease risk up b
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 9, 2014 15:22

Smoking during pregnancy may raise risk of heart defects in newborns

Women who smoke during pregnancy may increase the risk of congenital heart defects in their babies, according to a new study presented at the May 3 Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Study findings also sh (National)
added May 5, 2014 21:07

[Washington] 5/5 - CNN Health Minute - Smoking and Baby Hearts

They also may be harming their unborn babies' hearts a new study presented at the pediatric academic societies annual meeting in Vancouver. Found pregnant women who smoked but their newborns are at risk for developing congenital heart defects and the more
KTVN (Reno, NV)
added May 5, 2014 20:54

[Michigan] Smoke-Free Policies May Protect the Heart

A new study finds that hospitalizations for heart disease and stroke dipped slightly in Michigan after the state cracked down on smoking in bars and restaurants. But researchers can't say whether the smoking ban was directly responsible for the drop in
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 29, 2014 12:42

[Ireland] Depressed smokers 'less likely' to quit

Patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) who have depressive symptoms are significantly less likely to quit smoking than their non-depressed counterparts, notwithstanding that cessation is crucial for them. This may have implications for cardiovascular
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Mar 26, 2014 11:14

[Finland, UK] Passive smoking 'damages children's arteries'

Simon Clark, director of the smokers' group Forest, said: "We must avoid scaremongering because damage to arteries could be caused by a number of factors including poor diet and other forms of air pollution.
BBC Online
added Mar 5, 2014 16:15
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