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Stop-Smoking Drug No Help After MI

* Bupropion was well-tolerated and seemed to be safe to use in the immediate post-MI period. However, it was not effective for smoking cessation when compared to placebo.
MedPage Today
added Jan 30, 2013 01:36
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[Spain] Implementation of smoke-free legislation reduces the number of acute myocardial infarctions by 11 percent

Researchers participating in the REGICOR Study (Girona Heart Registry), with the participation of IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute) from Barcelona, the Josep Trueta Hospital, the Blanes Hospital and IDIAP Jordi Gol from Girona (Primary He
EurekAlert
added Jan 24, 2013 20:24
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21st-Century Hazards of Smoking and Benefits of Cessation in the United States

Smokers lose at least one decade of life expectancy, as compared with those who have never smoked. Cessation before the age of 40 years reduces the risk of death associated with continued smoking by about 90%.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jan 24, 2013 11:50
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50-Year Trends in Smoking-Related Mortality in the United States

The risk of death from cigarette smoking continues to increase among women and the increased risks are now nearly identical for men and women, as compared with persons who have never smoked. Among men, the risks associated with smoking have plateaued at t
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jan 24, 2013 11:48
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[Spain] Impact of a Partial Smoke-Free Legislation on Myocardial Infarction Incidence, Mortality and Case-Fatality in a Population-Based Registry: The REGICOR Study

The 2006 Spanish partial smoke-free legislation was associated with a decrease in population AMI incidence and mortality, particularly in women, in people aged 65–74 years, and in passive smokers. These results clarify the association between AMI mortali
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jan 24, 2013 11:38
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Implementation of smoke-free legislation reduces the number of acute myocardial infarctions by 11 percent

have carried out a study to assess the impact of the partial smoke-free legislation passed in 2006 on the incidence of acute myocardial infarction in the province of Girona and observed it has dropped 11%. This decrease has been noticed especially among w
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 24, 2013 11:36
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Uncontrolled Risk Factors Put Stroke Survivors in Danger

People who survive a type of stroke called a subarachnoid hemorrhage still have a higher risk of death, particularly if they continue to smoke and do not keep their blood pressure and cholesterol levels low, a new study warns.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 22, 2013 23:27
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[UK] The Doctor: the disease that puts one foot (at least) in the grave ($$)

In his prime, before his amputations, Pete had smoked 80 cigarettes a day. “Barely a break between,” he remembered ... Pete had lost his limbs to peripheral vascular disease. PVD isn’t very fashionable
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 18, 2013 15:29
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U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health: Individual Behaviors

Figure 5-2 shows that the United States now has the lowest adult smoking rates of all peer countries but Sweden and one of the lowest among OECD countries. In many countries, the mass adoption of smoking occurred earlier among males than among 1 
National Academies Press
added Jan 10, 2013 08:47
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[USA] For Americans Under 50, Stark Findings on Health

The United States had the second-highest death rate from the most common form of heart disease, the kind that causes heart attacks, and the second-highest death rate from lung disease, a legacy of high smoking rates in past decades.
New York Times
added Jan 10, 2013 08:31
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