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Heart disease still Europe's biggest killer

Cardiovascular diseases are still the main cause of death in Europe - and smoking, a lack of physical exercise and bad eating habits provide much of the explanation, writes health sciences professor
PublicServiceEurope.com (uk)
added Oct 9, 2012 03:09
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Why social smoking can be just as bad for you as daily smoking

Ours is the first population health study to compare the blood pressure and cholesterol levels of people who self-identify as current versus social smokers. To eliminate risks of cardiovascular disease, the only answer is not to ever start smoking or st
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 15, 2017 14:28
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GLANTZ: E-cigarettes and cancer: If you ask the wrong question you get the wrong answer

cardiovascular and metabolic disease and non-cancer pulmonary disease. The evidence to date suggests that e-cigarettes pose substantial risks for these outcomes, particularly because of the ultrafine particles they deliver. The important question that n
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 6, 2017 15:07
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What Harms the Young Heart Also Hurts the Brain Later

High blood pressure, elevated cholesterol or a smoking habit early in life increases your odds for mental decline during middle age, a new study warns. "While it is well known that high blood pressure, cholesterol and smoking are associated with poor cog
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 11, 2017 00:41
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GLANTZ: First evidence that e-cig use increases heart attacks, independent of the effect of smoking cigarettes

Using the National Health Interview Survey (NIHS), a large national survey done in the US, Nardos Temesgen and colleagues at George Washington University, found that the odds of a heart attack increased by 42% among people who used e-cigarettes. Thi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 31, 2017 02:02
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MINTON: The Truth About Vaping

If public-health advocates and researchers truly want to improve public health, they should quit their campaign of misinformation and scare-mongering and let consumers decide for themselves if vaping is worth the risk.
RealClearPolicy
added Mar 22, 2017 16:52
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Even a Cigarette a Day Is Bad for Your Health

A person who habitually smokes just one cigarette a day is nine times as likely to die from lung cancer as a nonsmoker, and even if he or she quits at age 50, still has a 44 percent increased risk of premature death. These findings, from a large study i
New York Times
added Dec 8, 2016 04:13
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How Smoking Causes Heartaches

Dr. Wilson Nadruz Jr. from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, and colleagues studied nearly 4600 participants..."...active smoking is associated with subtle alterations in [left ventricle] structure and function, which might help explain the higher r
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:59
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Is Pot Harder on the Heart Than Tobacco? Damaging effects from marijuana smoke last three times longer than tobacco's, rat study finds

Smoking pot might harm your heart health and that of the people around you -- perhaps even more than cigarettes, a new animal study suggests. Lab rats experienced a severe reduction in their blood vessel function after a minute's exposure to secondhand
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 27, 2016 21:14
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[Norway, UK] A new diagnosis of asthma or COPD is linked to smoking cessation – the Tromsø study

Increased rates of smoking cessation were associated with a new diagnosis of heart or lung disease, and obstructive lung disease was just as strongly linked to smoking cessation as was CHD. This should encourage the pursuit of early diagnosis of COPD.
International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
added Jul 1, 2016 21:18
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