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[UK] E-cigarettes containing nicotine linked to raised heart attack risk

A study discovered that vaping devices containing the stimulant could cause a stiffening of the arteries, as well as an increased heart rate and blood pressure. Swedish scientists recruited 15 healthy volunteers to take part in the experiment, none of w
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:34
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Statins May Help People With COPD Live Longer

Because most people with COPD are smokers or former smokers, he said, most also have cardiovascular disease. "And that cardiovascular disease is usually reason enough to prescribe the statin," he added.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 9, 2017 21:09
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Drug Aimed at Inflammation May Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Cancer

Canakinumab, drug that fights inflammation, can reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes in people who have already had a heart attack, a new study finds....might reduce cancer risk in former smokers.
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2017 21:45
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[Australia] MELNYK: Why social smoking can be just as bad for you as daily smoking

A new study that I conducted with other nursing and health services researchers has found that those who enjoy the occasional cigarette in social situations are risking their health just as much as the person who smokes a pack or more a day. Ours is the
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 22, 2017 02:35
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[UK] Study: Smoking linked to frailty in older adults

Researchers have found an association between current smoking habits in older adults and an increased risk of developing frailty... The study, published today in Age & Aging, examined the association of smoking, which increases the risk of chronic obstruc
UPI
added Aug 18, 2017 18:06
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GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigarettes have rapid negative effects on arteries

Interfering with normal functioning of arteries, both immediate effects on arteries’ ability to enlarge when the body needs more blood flow and longer term effects on arterial stiffness, are important mechanisms by which exposure to tobacco smoke causes
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 03:12
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[California] SDSU Study: The Hidden Chemicals in Hookah Tobacco Smoke

Burning hookah tobacco creates a byproduct that’s believed to cause lung cancer and heart disease...A metabolite of the chemical compound acrolein, called 3-HPMA, was found in the urine of 105 hookah smokers and 103 non-smokers exposed to secondhand smok
Times of San Diego
added Jul 17, 2017 20:23
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[UK] Deaths from heart disease fall by over 20% since smoking ban, official figures reveal

Duncan Selbie, chief executive of PHE, described the landmark change in the law introduced by the then Labour government as “extraordinary”. But he said it was only one of 10 legislative moves which together have brought about a “huge” cultural change
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 21:05
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Smoking -related deaths in Warwickshire fall following ban on lighting up in pubs

DEATHS from heart disease and strokes in Warwickshire have fallen dramatically since smoking in pubs and restaurants was banned ten years ago. New figures have shown the number of smokers aged 35 and over dying from heart attacks and other cardiac condit
Leamington Observer (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 14:40
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[UK] Cannabis myth debunked: Adding tobacco will NOT make you more stoned - but will help to sharpen memory, reveals first study of its kind

mixing the two together may help to lessen the memory impairment caused by smoking cannabis. The new University College London research suggested this could be because nicotine has previously been proven to sharpen the mind. As legalisation of cannabis
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:45
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