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[UK] Heart attack death rates halve from 2001-12 but cancer mortalities rise

Ischaemic or coronary heart disease was the biggest cause of death, killing 40,557 people in 2012, followed by lung cancer, which caused more than 30,000 deaths ... Better diets, reduced smoking especially after the ban in public areas, and more prompt a
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 24, 2013 10:00
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Comparison of the Cytotoxic Potential of Cigarette Smoke and Electronic Cigarette Vapour Extract on Cultured Myocardial Cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions: This study indicates that some EC samples have cytotoxic properties on cultured cardiomyoblasts, associated with the production process and materials used in flavourings. However, all EC vapour extracts were significantly less cytotoxic co
MDPI AG (ch)
added Oct 29, 2013 17:14
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Docs Urged to Treat Unhealthy Habits Before Damage Is Done

Doctors need to treat patients' unhealthy lifestyle habits -- such as smoking, poor eating and being overweight -- as aggressively as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and other cardiovascular disease risk factors, a new American Heart Association pol
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 16, 2013 08:41
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Smoking and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease in Younger, Middle-Aged, and Older Adults

Among smokers, the majority of CHD cases are attributable to smoking in all age groups. Smoking prevention is important, irrespective of age.
American Journal of Public Health
added Dec 11, 2013 14:22
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'Smoker's Paradox' Seen in Cardiac Arrest Data

* Smoking is associated with improved survival as well as good neurologic outcome in patients treated with therapeutic hypothermia following cardiac arrest, a study found. * The improved survival and good outcome in smokers persisted after adjustment fo
MedPage Today
added Sep 18, 2013 08:30
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[Colorado] Check Up: Study of casinos raises alarm on secondhand smoke

what can happen just minutes - 60 seconds, according to some research - after taking in a breath of smoke, even secondhand. In the bloodstream, platelets are activated and become sticky. They clump together to form clots that can cause a heart attack or
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 21, 2013 11:45
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[Colorado, Pennsylvania] Check Up: Study of casinos raises alarm on secondhand smoke

Glantz argues that lawmakers who say they are concerned about costs ought to read the research. "A heart attack is a lot of money," he said, much of it paid by taxpayers.
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 15, 2013 10:13
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[Finland] Women who smoke and have high blood pressure are 20 TIMES more likely to suffer a brain haemorrhage than non-smoking men with low blood pressure

This research could help doctors decide which patients are likely to suffer a rupture of their aneurysm and which, therefore, need treatment to prevent a haemorrhage.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 12, 2013 11:52
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Obesity combined with exposure to cigarette smoke may pose new health concerns

Millions of people who are obese and smoke tobacco may face additional health problems ... "Our research shows that smoking and obesity together may pose a triple health threat in addition to the increased risks for heart disease, cancer and diabetes," s
EurekAlert
added Sep 11, 2013 13:15
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[UK] ESC: Smokers Not Home Free After 70

Smokers who make it into their 70s are still felled earlier as a result of their cigarette habit, researchers found. Starting at an average age of 77, men who currently smoked -- versus those who had never smoked -- were more likely to die from any cause
MedPage Today
added Sep 5, 2013 07:30
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