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[China] Smoking Tied to Subpar CABG Vein Grafts

Heavy smoking appears to decrease the quality of saphenous veins used in coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), researchers found. Smoking at least a pack of cigarettes a day for at least 20 years before surgery was associated with imbalanced levels of
MedPage Today
added Jan 4, 2013 08:55
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[China] Recent Ex-Smokers May Fare Worse After Heart Bypass: Study

Chinese scientists have found that recent ex-smokers contemplating heart bypass surgery may run into trouble due to lingering smoking-related enzyme changes in the leg vein typically used for grafts.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 3, 2013 04:50

Smoking Still Affects Heart Surgery a Year After Quitting

Smoking cessation even a year prior to coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery does not fully normalize the changes smoking has made to the saphenous (leg) veins used for the surgery and may lead to later graft failure, according to a study publis
Laboratory Equipment
added Jan 2, 2013 16:27

[UK] The Behind the Headlines' Top Five of Top Fives - National Health

The top five ‘Good work sir!’ stories of the year ... Just a single cigarette a day 'linked' to sudden death These researchers were in it for the long-haul. Over 100,000 women followed over the course of 30 years showed us that there is no such thing a
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Jan 1, 2013 13:27
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Lifestyle Affects Outcome of Peripheral Artery Procedure: Study

Taking aspirin, statins and not smoking helps people with blocked leg arteries avoid complications
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 28, 2012 05:13

Being alone as hazardous to health as smoking 15 cigarettes every day

The effect of loneliness on health is equal to that of obesity or smoking 15 cigarettes a day, say experts. They said being alone could hasten dementia and increase the risk of heart disease and high blood pressure, the Sun reported.
DNA India (in)
added Dec 24, 2012 17:11

Chronic stress equals smoking five cigarettes a day: study

New research from Columbia University Medical Center found that people who said they felt anxious and overwhelmed were 27 percent more likely to suffer a heart attack.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 20, 2012 14:54

Smoking Bans Linked To Lower Hospitalizations For Heart Attacks And Lung Disease Among Medicare Beneficiaries

We investigated the association between smoking bans targeting workplaces, restaurants, and bars passed throughout the United States during 1991–2008 and hospital admissions . .. Risk-adjusted hospital admission rates for acute myocardial infarction fell
Health Affairs (ca)
added Dec 16, 2012 16:23

Smoking bans = fewer hospital visits

Hospital admissions for acute heart attacks fall about 20 percent 36 months after restaurant, bar and workplace smoking bans, U.S. researchers say. The researchers investigated the association between U.S. smoking bans targeting workplaces, restaurants a
added Dec 16, 2012 16:15
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Stop-Smoking Drug Chantix May Carry Heart Risks, FDA Warns

Smokers should talk with their doctor before taking the drug, agency says
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 14, 2012 18:10
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