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Progress Against Cancer May Be Greater Than Thought

The problem in tabulating the full extent of recent gains against cancer is that efforts to beat back other diseases have also been successful, the researchers said. "As fewer and fewer people die from heart disease, stroke and accidents, more and more
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 30, 2014 09:36

Brief Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Reversibly Impairs Endothelial Vasodilatory Function [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions: Brief SHS exposure at real-world levels reversibly impairs FMD. Even 1min of SHS exposure can cause reduction of endothelial function.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 10, 2013 14:55

[Ohio] Cleveland Clinic researchers find link between smoking history and blood disorder prognosis

have discovered a link between smoking’s impact on how myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, progresses in patients. For the first time, specific genetic changes in MDS have been linked to a type of environmental exposure. The finding may someday pave the wa
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Dec 10, 2013 14:29

Quitting Smoking May Help Seniors' Hearts Sooner Than Thought

Past estimates held that it takes smokers about 15 years after they quit to lower their risk of heart attack, heart failure or stroke to that enjoyed by people who never smoked, said lead author Dr. Ali Ahmed, senior study researcher. Ahmed is a professo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 3, 2013 19:15

Smokers who quit cut heart disease risk faster than previous estimates

Cigarette smokers who are over 65 years of age may be able to lower their risk of cardiovascular disease-related deaths to the level of never-smokers when they quit faster than previously reported, according to research presented at the American Heart Ass
added Nov 23, 2013 14:11

[UK] ESC: Smokers Not Home Free After 70

Smokers who make it into their 70s are still felled earlier as a result of their cigarette habit, researchers found. Starting at an average age of 77, men who currently smoked -- versus those who had never smoked -- were more likely to die from any cause
MedPage Today
added Sep 5, 2013 07:30

No-smoking law in Colorado casinos led to fewer ambulance calls

Nancy Brown, CEO of the American Heart Association. "We applaud Colorado lawmakers for protecting casino workers and patrons and encourage more states and Native American tribes to follow suit." The study did not have information on outcomes of the ambul
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Aug 10, 2013 11:24

New Study Finds Implementation of Smoke-Free Casinos Can Prevent Medical Emergencies

Researchers Say Extending Smoke-Free Legislation to Casinos Can Reduce the Acute Effects of Secondhand Smoke Exposure
American Legacy Foundation
added Aug 8, 2013 05:49

Weight Gain May Limit Effects of Smoking Cessation

* Postmenopausal women who gained weight after they stopped smoking lost some of smoking cessation's protection against heart disease, particularly if they were diabetic. * Note that weight gain attenuated, but did not negate, the cardiac benefits of sm
MedPage Today
added Jul 3, 2013 09:40

Yale study reveals smoking is undertreated compared to other chronic conditions

smoking is drastically undertreated compared to chronic conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, or asthma. A recent Yale study reveals physicians are failing to treat tobacco use, despite the fact that it is the leading preventable cause of death in t
Yale News
added Jun 25, 2013 07:48
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