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E-Cigs May Still Damage Blood Vessels

Nicotine exposure from vaping was associated with a transient, but potentially harmful, increase in arterial stiffness, according to researchers here. The study included 15 young adults (average age of 26) with no history of electronic cigarette use who i
MedPage Today
added Sep 11, 2017 03:08
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Nicotine in e-cigarettes 'can triple the risk of heart damage by increasing the blood pressure of users'

Fresh concerns have been raised about the safety of e-cigarettes containing nicotine after researchers found they increase a symptom linked to heart disease... And the study found that a condition known as arterial stiffness was three times greater in sm
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 03:07
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Statins May Help People With COPD Live Longer

Because most people with COPD are smokers or former smokers, he said, most also have cardiovascular disease. "And that cardiovascular disease is usually reason enough to prescribe the statin," he added.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 9, 2017 21:09
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[UK] Having a degree helps cut heart attack risk by a third:

The researchers, from University College London and Oxford University, believe this is because educated people subsequently less likely to smoke, eat healthier diets and do more exercise.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 4, 2017 19:59
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VIDEO: In a first, anti-inflammatory drug lowers heart attack risks

For the first time, a drug has helped prevent heart attacks by curbing inflammation, a new and very different approach than lowering cholesterol, the focus for many years. People on the drug also had surprisingly lower cancer death rates, especially fro
CBS
added Sep 2, 2017 21:47
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Drug Aimed at Inflammation May Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Cancer

Canakinumab, drug that fights inflammation, can reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes in people who have already had a heart attack, a new study finds....might reduce cancer risk in former smokers.
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2017 21:45
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Drug Aimed at Inflammation May Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Cancer

Although the study found that the drug also lowered risk in people who still smoked, Dr. Rudin said that did not mean they could just take the drug, keep smoking and figure they were safe. Quitting is still the best way to lower the risks of both lung ca
New York Times
added Aug 28, 2017 02:19
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Smokers hospitalized for heart attacks often don't get cessation drugs

Few smokers hospitalized for heart attacks and other serious complications of cardiac disease get medication to help them quit smoking, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on almost 37,000 smokers hospitalized with heart disease and found o
Reuters
added Aug 22, 2017 15:21
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Smoking Cessation Pharmacotherapy Among Smokers Hospitalized for Coronary Heart Disease

Hospitalization for a cardiac event provides a teachable moment with high patient motivation to quit smoking; however, our findings suggest that many hospitals are missing this opportunity to improve outcomes for smokers hospitalized for CHD. We hope the
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Aug 22, 2017 14:56
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[UK] Does current smoking predict future frailty? The English longitudinal study of ageing [FREE FULL TEXT]

current smokers compared with non-smokers were significantly more likely to develop frailty over 4 years among community-dwelling older people. Given that smoking is a modifiable lifestyle factor, smoking cessation may potentially prevent or delay develo
Age and Ageing
added Aug 18, 2017 18:11
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