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Smoking-related heart disease tied to effects of a single gene

Many people have a protective gene type that reduces levels of an enzyme connected to artery-clogging fatty plaques and CHD. However, in people carrying this gene, smoking counteracts the protective effect.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 2, 2017 15:27
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[Africa, Nigeria] Smoking: Licensed to Kill

Sunday Vanguard X-rays the impact of smoking on heart health and why it remains an avoidable risk factor for heart diseases. When the late former Minister of Health, Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, began his anti-smoking campaign in 1989, not many saw i
Vanguard (ng)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:22
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[Spain] Antonio Banderas and his girlfriend hang out in Malaga... as it's revealed he quit smoking after heart attack

The Finding Altamira actor announced he'd quit smoking after suffering a 'benign' heart attack on January 26.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 11, 2017 22:36
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[UK] Heart risk is 13 times higher for women who smoke: Female smokers are at the highest risk of serious heart attack

Young female smokers are nearly 13 times more likely to suffer a serious heart attack than non-smokers, a new study has found. Women under 50 were at the highest risk compared to both non-smokers and male smokers of the same age, according to British res
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 1, 2017 22:08
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Smoking Cessation Programs Benefit Patients Prior to Joint Replacements

Smokers who needed a hip or knee replacement experienced better surgical outcomes and fewer adverse events including hospital readmissions, surgical site infections and blood clots if they were enrolled in a smoking cessation program prior to surgery, ac
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2017 18:29
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Platelet activation, adhesion, inflammation, and aggregation potential are altered in the presence of electronic cigarette extracts of variable nicotine concentrations.

Platelets
added Mar 15, 2017 15:42
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[Brazil] GLANTZ: No doubt about it: smokefree laws cut heart attacks in big way

There is strong and consistent evidence that exposure to secondhand smoke causes heart attacks and that smokefree workplace and public place laws cut heart attacks (and other diseases). The most recent evidence comes from a large study in Sao Paolo, Brazi
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 7, 2017 12:45
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[UK] Smokers who cut down are still risking cancer and early death

A new anti-smoking campaign is being launched in the North East today with people being warned that even light smokers are still risking knocking years off their lifespan. Anti smoking group Fresh is re-launching the ‘Don’t be the 1’ campaign and warning
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:23
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Smoking Cigarettes May Prevent Anemia, Plus Nicotine Benefits For Schizophrenia, Parkinson's Disease

but there are also rare circumstances under which it can actually serve as medicine. Scientists have recently uncovered one such situation: a father and daughter in Germany with an anemia-causing genetic mutation. According to a study in The Journal of B
Medical Daily
added Feb 17, 2017 22:42
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A Nationwide Assessment of the Association of Smoking Bans and Cigarette Taxes With Hospitalizations for Acute Myocardial Infarction, Heart Failure, and Pneumonia [FREE FULL TEXT]

Previous studies may have overestimated the relation between smoking bans and hospitalizations and underestimated the effects of cigarette taxes.
Medical Care Research and Review
added Feb 14, 2017 10:37
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