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Third-hand smoke in furniture and clothes damages mouse organs

They then exposed caged mice to segments of these fabrics for up to six months, taking brain, liver and blood samples at various intervals. After one month, these mice experienced around a 50 per cent increase in inflammatory molecules in their blood an
New Scientist
added Sep 15, 2017 02:00
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Which Single Behavior Best Prevents High Blood Pressure?

One critical trait emerged when researchers reviewed smoking and drinking habits, weight, diet and exercise...new research suggests maintaining a healthy weight is the No. 1 behavior to prevent unhealthy blood pressure levels.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 18, 2017 04:32
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Biomarkers of disease can be detected in mice as early as 4 weeks after initiation of exposure to third-hand smoke levels equivalent to those found in homes of smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

In conclusion, time-dependent THS exposure has a significant effect on health as early as 1 month after initiation of exposure and these alterations progressively worsen with time. Our studies are important because virtually nothing is known about the eff
Clinical Science
added Sep 15, 2017 02:04
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Led by Dr. Tom Frieden, New Global Health Initiative – Resolve – Will Save Lives and Improve Health Around the World

The initiative aims to save more than 100 million lives by preventing heart attacks and strokes and will also help countries improve epidemic preparedness and response. The initiative will be based at Vital Strategies, a New York-based global health organ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 13, 2017 15:34
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[Sweden, UK] Nicotine in e-cigarettes 'can triple the risk of heart damage by increasing the blood pressure of users'

And the study found that a condition known as arterial stiffness was three times greater in smokers using an e-cigarette containing nicotine than in one without nicotine.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 12, 2017 05:21
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[Sweden] Do E-Cigarettes Damage Blood Vessels?

With the dramatic increase in e-cigarette use ("vaping") over the past few years, questions have arisen about their safety. And while many people think the devices are harmless, especially compared with regular cigarettes, little is known about long-term
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 12, 2017 02:45
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VIDEO: E-cigarettes and Heart Health

E-cigarettes with nicotine may cause stiffening of the arteries, new study concludes
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 12, 2017 02:44
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[UK] E-cigarettes containing nicotine linked to raised heart attack risk

A study discovered that vaping devices containing the stimulant could cause a stiffening of the arteries, as well as an increased heart rate and blood pressure. Swedish scientists recruited 15 healthy volunteers to take part in the experiment, none of w
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:34
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[Europe] expert reaction to three conference papers on e-cigarettes

Prof. Peter Hajek, Director of the Tobacco Dependence Research Unit, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), said: “All three findings are likely to be presented as generating concerns about vaping, but none provides a cause for alarm. On the finding t
Science Media Centre (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 13:52
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E-cigarettes linked to increased arterial stiffness, blood pressure and heart rate in humans

Milan, Italy: New research has shown for the first time that e-cigarettes with nicotine cause a stiffening of the arteries in humans. This has important implications for the use of e-cigarettes, as arterial stiffness is associated with an increased risk
EurekAlert
added Sep 11, 2017 03:09
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