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Secondhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure Among Hospitalized Nonsmokers With Coronary Heart Disease [FREE FULL TEXT]

The findings of this study make a strong case for the need to address SHS exposure more effectively in inpatient cardiology practice. Nonsmokers who were hospitalized with CHD were rarely screened for SHS exposure or advised to avoid it, even though 15.4%
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Nov 10, 2014 23:35

Docs should ask heart patients about secondhand smoke: study

Not all heart disease patients know that secondhand smoke is bad for them – and not all doctors are asking them if they live with a smoker, according to a new study. “Physicians have not been trained to ask patients routinely about secondhand smoke expos
added Nov 10, 2014 23:34

Depression After Heart Attack May Be More Common for Women

The study showed smokers were more likely to have anxiety after a heart attack than former smokers and those who never smoked. But there was no link between smoking and increased risk of depression after a heart attack, the researchers said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 23, 2014 14:09

[Australia] Heart warning on quit-smoking drug

Australia's drug regulator says 24 heart attacks, five strokes and one mini-stroke have been associated with bupropion, which is also known as Zyban SR and Prexaton. In its most recent medicines safety update, the Therapeutic Goods Administration said i
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 13, 2014 13:48

Patients with diseased leg arteries who quit smoking live longer

The authors of the new study expected that people with peripheral artery disease, or PAD, who stopped smoking would do better in the long run – but they didn’t expect the benefit to be as large as it was. PAD patients who continued to smoke were more th
added Oct 12, 2014 22:34

Are cigarette substitutes a safe alternative? It depends on user habits

A recent literature review study by researchers at the University of Miami (UM) suggest that small dosages of nicotine found in cigarette substitutes could be harmful to human musculoskeletal system, due to overuse. The findings are reported in the Globa
added Aug 29, 2014 13:08

[Europe, UK] Heart Disease Costing Britain £18.4bn by 2020 Amid Obesity and Smoking Epidemics

direct and indirect costs linked to heart disease will hit £97bn across France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Sweden and the UK, says CEBR. Only Germany is expected to beat the UK in heart disease related costs in the future. CEBR says Germany's total bill will
IBTimes (uk)
added Aug 28, 2014 10:51

[UK] Heart disease rates fall across Europe

Deaths from heart disease and strokes are declining across Europe, thanks to falling smoking rates and the use of preventative statins, according to a major new report. Cardiovascular diseases of the heart and blood vessels (CVD) still remain the biggest
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:22

[Spain] Smoking linked to Alzheimer's

recent World Health Organisation study now shows that smoking has been linked with memory disorders. The study concluded that smoking could be attributed not only to 14% of Alzheimer’s cases, but more shockingly, that nicotine may lead to dementia. Smokin
The Olive Press (es)
added Jul 15, 2014 05:20

Early menopause ups heart failure risk, especially for smokers

Women who go through menopause early--at ages 40 to 45--have a higher rate of heart failure, according to a new study published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). Smoking, current or past, raises the rat
added May 15, 2014 11:20
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