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[Florida] As Trial Opens Against RJR, Attorneys Argue Whether Smoker's Heart Disease Claim Is Time Barred

What caused the coronary heart disease that forced a Florida smoker to undergo a triple bypass at 45, and when that disease first occurred, took center stage as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds last week. Rouse v. R.J. Reynolds, 2017CA017202.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 16, 2018 02:36
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Cancer Poised to Become Top U.S. Killer

Cancer appears to be overtaking heart disease as the leading cause of death in the U.S., especially in higher-income populations, according to an observational study of 12 years of county mortality records. Heart disease was the leading cause of death i
MedPage Today
added Nov 14, 2018 02:59
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[UK] Vape warnings ‘do not go far enough’

E-cigarettes should come with health warnings, according to a Scottish heart expert who is researching the devices. Jacob George, professor of cardiovascular medicine and therapeutics at Dundee university, also criticised public health bodies for what h
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:47
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[UK] Smoking, Diabetes May Be Especially Risky for Women's Hearts

Looking at data on 472,000 Britons ages 40 to 69, researchers found that all three of these heart disease risk factors increased the odds of heart attack for both sexes. But the rise in risk went even higher for women than men. For example, while male
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 9, 2018 03:25
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[UK] Smoking, diabetes increase heart attack risk more in women

The researchers, writing in the BMJ, said women should receive the same treatments as men and be offered support to stop smoking. Doctors should also be better at spotting female patients at risk. Men are still three times more likely than women to hav
BBC Online
added Nov 8, 2018 19:01
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Sex differences in risk factors for myocardial infarction: cohort study of UK Biobank participants [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although the incidence of MI was higher in men than in women, several risk factors were more strongly associated with MI in women compared with men. Sex specific associations between risk factors and MI declined with age, but, where it occurred, the highe
British Medical Journal
added Nov 8, 2018 19:01
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[Massachusetts] It takes smokers' hearts at least 15 years to recover after quitting cigarettes

A team at Vanderbilt looked at data from the Framingham Heart Study which included 8,700 people in Massachusetts over 50 years Half the people they studied had smoked, many were 'heavy' smokers (smoking a pack a day for 20 years) After five years of quit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 7, 2018 16:59
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The Sooner You Quit Smoking, the Better

"These findings underscore the benefits of quitting smoking within five years, which is a 38 percent lower risk of a heart attack, stroke or other forms of cardiovascular disease," said study author Meredith Duncan, from Vanderbilt University Medical Cen
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 7, 2018 18:21
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Hookah Pipes Far From Harmless, Study Warns

Smoking a hookah may be as damaging to blood vessels as smoking cigarettes...in addition to toxic substances from tobacco and nicotine, hookah smoke exposes users to charcoal combustion products, including large amounts of carbon monoxide," she said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 6, 2018 15:37
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Blood vessel function takes harmful hit from hookah tobacco smoking

Smoking hookah tobacco acutely impairs blood vessels' ability to function, according to preliminary research to be presented in Chicago at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2018. Hookah, also known as a waterpipe, consists of a bowl,
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 6, 2018 12:40
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