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[USA] Prison smoking bans linked to substantial fall in deaths among US inmates

Prison smoking bans are associated with a substantial reduction in deaths from smoking related causes, such as heart disease and cancer, finds a US study published on today. Smoking related deaths were cut by up to 11% in state prisons with lo
Science Codex
added Aug 6, 2014 00:59
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Antidepressants in Pregnancy Won't Harm Baby's Heart, Study Suggests / But, past research shows risks, and one expert says this study doesn't provide definitive answers

he questioned why evidence of smoking and weight issues weren't considered in the data analysis. "We know that smoking is common in a Medicaid population and that it's associated with heart defects," Urato said, "and body mass index [a measurement based o
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 20, 2014 13:05
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Smokers more vulnerable to arterial plaque ruptures

Cigarette smoking is associated with a higher burden of necrotic core in coronary atherosclerotic plaques, which could represent a mechanism for increased CV events in smokers, according to a new report. Researchers investigated the role of smoking in th
added May 30, 2014 12:46
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Screen Older, Male Smokers for Type of Aneurysm, Experts Say

A one-time screening for a form of potentially dangerous aneurysm is effective and recommended for men aged 65 to 75 who are current or former smokers. So says a draft recommendation issued Monday by the influential panel of experts known as the U.S. Pr
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 30, 2014 09:39
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[UK] New Year ad campaign targets smokers

Public Health England, an executive agency of the Department of Health, is rolling out a nationwide campaign focusing on the toxic cycle of dirty blood ... The campaign, called Toxic Cycle, will be backed by posters, online ads and billboards as well as
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 30, 2013 12:18
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Anti-Smoking Tx Doesn't Cause CVD Harm

The most widely used smoking cessation therapies did not appear to increase the risk for major adverse cardiovascular events, and bupropion (Wellbutrin, Zyban), actually showed a trend toward protecting against heart attack and stroke. * Note that nicoti
MedPage Today
added Dec 10, 2013 13:02
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[UK] No fruit for ten years, a junk food diet and a 50-a-day cigarette habit... but David, 66, still insists he's as 'fit as a fiddle'

he suffered two heart attacks 10 years ago.... the attacks made him feel even younger. 'I actually died for a few seconds in the back of the ambulance and had to be resucitated,... that was hereditary. It was nothing to do with my diet or the cigarettes.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 30, 2013 11:34
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[Europe] Short term smoking cessation reverses endothelial damage

Eight weeks of smoking cessation reverses the endothelial damage caused by smoking, according to research presented at the ESC Congress today by Dr Yasuaki Dohi from Japan. Serotonin remained elevated, suggesting 8 weeks of cessation is insufficient to re
European Society of Cardiology
added Sep 1, 2013 02:23
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[UK] Groundbreaking research into conditions

There are a range of conditions that are likely to overwhelm the NHS in the coming years. Amy McMullen looks at the groundbreaking research that is being developed to try to hold back the tide
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jul 9, 2013 11:19
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[Michigan] Bupropion failed to halt smoking in hospitalized acute MI patients

Bupropion immediately after a hospitalized acute MI was well tolerated and safe, but not effective in helping patients quit smoking, according to study findings published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
added Feb 16, 2013 20:58
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