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CV Risk Factors Add Up to PAD

* The cardiovascular risk factors of smoking, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and type 2 diabetes each contribute to men's chance of developing significant peripheral artery disease and together account for most of the risk.
MedPage Today
added Oct 24, 2012 11:48
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[Turkey] Passive smoking increases platelet activation in healthy people

said Dr Kaya. "We investigated the effects of passive smoking on the levels of three parameters - mean platelet volume (MPV), carboxyhemoglobin (COHb) and lactate - in an effort to further understand this mechanism. We also looked at the correlation betwe
EurekAlert
added Sep 2, 2012 14:13
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[Korea - South, UK] Smoking increases brain bleed risk

Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day almost triples the chances of suffering a potentially fatal brain haemorrhage, research has shown.
Press Association (uk)
added Aug 30, 2012 10:33
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[Switzerland] Young Smokers Risk Cardio Disease From Artery Damage, Study Says

People who smoke cigarettes at a young age already have significant artery damage that can lead to cardiovascular disease, a study done by Swiss researchers shows. A narrowing of the carotid artery, known as CIMT, was detected in young regular smokers b
Bloomberg News
added Aug 25, 2012 11:35
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40 Proven Strategies to Improve Public Health

Affordable healthy foods, public smoking bans among the methods shown to work
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 24, 2012 05:22
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[Australia] Diehard smokers wanted

Southern Cross University Honours student Quilla Watt is recruiting people over 18 who smoke at least 10 cigarettes or more a day for a scientific study "attempting to determine whether live blood analysis is a valid tool in screening for oxidative stres
Northern Rivers Echo (au)
added Aug 2, 2012 06:07
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[Nigeria] Don Canvasses Speedy Legislation Against Smoking

A PROFESSOR of Pathology, University of Ilorin, Adekunle Okesina has canvassed speedy legislations against cigarette smoking among Nigerians noting that the development if left unchecked could lead to high rate of atherosclerosis patients in the country.
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jul 17, 2012 13:36
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Maternal Cigarette Smoking and the Development of Necrotizing Enterocolitis

CONCLUSIONS: These data identified maternal cigarette smoking as the only risk factor that is associated with the development of NEC in premature infants. Our data imply that smoking delivers toxins and nicotine to the uterine microenvironment
Pediatrics
added Jun 11, 2012 18:50
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SILVERMAN: Researchers Duel Over Chantix And Heart Risks

Pharmalot (blog)
added May 23, 2012 05:25
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Nancy Brown, other healthcare leaders discuss ongoing efforts to address noncommunicable diseases

In follow-up to a September United Nations Summit on noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), and in preparation for the 65th World Health Assembly later this month, AHA CEO Nancy Brown initiated a May 8 meeting in D.C. with Dr. Nils Daulaire, director of global
American Heart Association (AHA)
added May 22, 2012 10:04
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