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[Asia, China, Singapore] The 54-year-old who ran a marathon four years after a quadruple bypass

Mr Hoon picked up smoking at the age of 17, starting off as a casual smoker. But he stopped... When he moved to China for work, however, smoking became a heavy habit because “everybody smoked” there and cigarettes were “so cheap”.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jan 14, 2018 15:53
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Passive Smoking Risks to Children

Most commonly, infants along with their smoker parents or relatives are affected by the smoky environment in their home. These infants show severe symptoms with long-lasting effects leading to dangerous abnormalities in the body. The following are the im
News-Medical.net
added Jan 11, 2018 16:22
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Risk of coronary heart disease among smokeless tobacco users: results of systematic review and meta-analysis of global data

A significant positive association was detected between SLT use and risk of fatal CHD, especially for European users and those consuming snus/ snuff. In view of the positive association even after strict adjustment for smoking, these results underscore t
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 9, 2018 22:19
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8 Easy, Meaningful New Year’s Resolutions for Better Health

“Smoking is associated with virtually all diabetes complications,” Dr. Lenhard said,...“Cigarette smokers with diabetes are virtually certain to get cardiovascular disease,” ... And e-cigarettes or vaping? We just don’t have the evidence yet on their toxi
New York Times
added Jan 4, 2018 12:27
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[UK] Day my heart stopped, by Dame Diana Rigg: Actress reveals her brush with death during recent operation

Revealing she was ‘jump-started’ by doctors following heart surgery, the Bond girl said the incident made her quit smoking...she confessed that the surgery – which followed her becoming ‘seriously ill’ – was the deciding factor that encouraged her to sto
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:56
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Stop-smoking drug hailed as 'the most effective medication' for ditching cigarettes, increases the risk of a heart attack by up to 34% AND is linked to self-harm, study finds

The drug varenicline is prescribed under the brand name Chantix in the US It significantly increases users' risk of being hospitalized for a heart event The drug also raises their chances or visiting an emergency room Varenicline is linked to neuropsychi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 24, 2017 17:52
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[Canada, Europe, UK, USA] Stop-smoking drug hailed as 'the most effective medication' for ditching cigarettes, increases the risk of a heart attack by up to 34% AND is linked to self-harm, study finds

Varenicline, which is prescribed under the brand name Chantix in the US and Champix in Europe, significantly raises users' chances of being hospitalized or visiting an emergency room for a cardiovascular-related event even if it is taken for the recommen
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 21, 2017 16:14
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Florida Jury Awards $806,000 To Plaintiff In Tobacco Suit ($$)

awarded $225,000 in punitive damages to an Engle progeny plaintiff, bringing the total award to a widow whose husband died from coronary artery disease to $806,000 (Veda Bryant v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 2015-CA-001691, Fla. Cir., 1st Jud., Escambia C
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 11, 2017 22:06
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Heat-not-burn cigarettes may still harm the heart, as FDA mulls approval

Tobacco control researcher Stanton Glantz, Ph.D., is publicly urging the FDA to deny Philip Morris’s application. He said a close reading of the company’s FDA application shows no detectable difference between the health effects of IQOS and regular cigar
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:11
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Nicotine gum as a therapeutic approach for low blood pressure in Parkinson’s disease: A randomized pilot study

Our data suggests that 4 mg of nicotine gum can increase SBP within 10 minutes of administration. It is strongly warranted that further research should pursue the use of nicotine gum as an intervention to treat acute episodes of low BP in individuals wit
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:05
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