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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Smoking rises in Argentina heart attack patients as cigarettes 'among cheapest in world'

Levels of smoking are rising in heart attack patients in Argentina, according to a study. The findings coincide with a 100% increase in affordability in the last decade, which have made cigarettes among the cheapest in the world. Researchers also report
added Oct 14, 2016 15:49

Smoking may lead to heart failure by thickening heart wall

The research, done in adults who didn’t have any obvious signs of cardiovascular disease, also found that the more people smoke, the greater the damage to the heart’s structure and function, said senior author Dr. Scott Solomon of Brigham and Women’s Hos
added Sep 15, 2016 22:11

[California] “You have the right to protect your health”: Perceptions of Secondhand Smoke and Exposure Mitigation Strategies in Low-Income Patients With Heart Disease, San Francisco, 2011–2012 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although most participants in our study identified SHS exposure as a nuisance and harmful to health, not one participant spontaneously listed heart disease as an SHS risk. There was greater awareness that SHS causes lung disease and some cancers. Although
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 29, 2016 21:03

Trends in risk factors for coronary heart disease in the Netherlands [FREE FULL TEXT]

The results demonstrated favourable trends in smoking (except in older women) ... Four out of six risk factors for CHD showed a favourable or stable trend.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Aug 22, 2016 13:06

[Ireland] Smoking dialysis patients less likely to get kidney transplant

Dialysis patients who smoke have a lower life expectancy and are less likely to get a kidney transplant, a new study from the University of Limerick shows... Smoker patients with pre-existing cardiovascular disease were found to have the smallest chan
Irish Times (ie)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:25

One Minute of Second-Hand Marijuana Smoke Impairs Cardiovascular Function

One minute of exposure to second-hand smoke (SHS) from marijuana diminishes blood vessel function to the same extent as tobacco, but the harmful cardiovascular effects last three times longer, according to a new study in rats led by UC San Francisco rese
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:09

[Sweden] Exercise ability in middle age may be one key to longer life

There were some key differences among the participants in each of the three groups based on exercise abilities. Men in the “low” aerobic capacity group had higher average blood pressure, were more likely to smoke and tended to also be more sedentary than
added Jul 27, 2016 13:16

[UK] Thousands are dying as 85% of heart attack victims are denied the best care: Only one in seven patients were offered all the advice and treatments recommended by the NHS

More than half were not put under the care of a specialist and the majority were not even given basic advice to lose weight or give up smoking. The ten-year study also uncovered a stark postcode lottery with residents in some areas of England twice as l
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 13, 2016 16:40

Exploring Issues of Comorbid Conditions in People Who Smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

discusses the need for smoking cessation as a critical component of comorbid condition management. Five common comorbid domains—psychiatric, cancer, pulmonary, cardiovascular, and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)—are highlighted to illustrate how these
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 12, 2016 14:26

Growing Pains for Field of Epigenetics as Some Call for Overhaul

epigenetics, which describes modifications to the genome that can be passed on to future cells... Smoking, for example, triggers a boom in immature blood cells, which carry epigenetic marks different from those of other cell types in the blood.
New York Times
added Jul 1, 2016 19:09
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