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Quit-smoking drugs safe for your heart

The new meta-analysis published this week in the journal Circulation is the largest analysis of its kind, with study authors surveying 63 different clinical trials encompassing more than 30,500 smokers. Unlike previous studies, which only looked at the e
CNN blogs
added Dec 10, 2013 15:30

[Ohio] Cleveland Clinic researchers find link between smoking history and blood disorder prognosis

have discovered a link between smoking’s impact on how myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, progresses in patients. For the first time, specific genetic changes in MDS have been linked to a type of environmental exposure. The finding may someday pave the wa
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Dec 10, 2013 14:29

Quit-Smoking Products Won't Harm the Heart, Review Finds

But patients should not keep smoking while on nicotine-replacement therapy, experts warn
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 10, 2013 17:30
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Anti-Smoking Tx Doesn't Cause CVD Harm

The most widely used smoking cessation therapies did not appear to increase the risk for major adverse cardiovascular events, and bupropion (Wellbutrin, Zyban), actually showed a trend toward protecting against heart attack and stroke. * Note that nicoti
MedPage Today
added Dec 10, 2013 13:02

[Asia, Malaysia] Hishamuddin to be discharged from hospital, vows to quit smoking

Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein has expressed his regret, vowing to adopt a healthier lifestyle and quit smoking. "I followed the developments of the assembly through the social media and friends who came to visit who shared the antics of the debate
The Star (my)
added Dec 8, 2013 13:36

GLANTZ: One minute of secondhand smoke impairs functioning of arteries

My colleague Matt Springer has developed an exposure chamber in which rats can be exposed to secondhand smoke in a controlled way to measure its effects on arteries. His group (which incldes me) just published a paper in Nicotine and Tobacco Research sh
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 10, 2013 14:53

Brief Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Reversibly Impairs Endothelial Vasodilatory Function [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions: Brief SHS exposure at real-world levels reversibly impairs FMD. Even 1min of SHS exposure can cause reduction of endothelial function.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 10, 2013 14:55

Smoking in Women—an Underestimated Relationship?

Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports
Springer Science+Business Media
added Dec 23, 2013 11:01

Effectiveness of Electronic Aids for Smoking Cessation

Preliminary evidence suggests that e-cigarettes are likely much safer than regular cigarettes and are helpful to some smokers as a means of reducing or quitting smoking. Questions, however, still remain as to how they will affect overall public health—if
Springer Science+Business Media
added Dec 23, 2013 11:00

[Pennsylvania] LETTER: Editorial warning of e-cigarettes spot on

Thank you for your editorial "Agencies should bar e-cigarette sales to children." As a cardiologist and physician member of the Luzerne County Medical Society, I can't agree more and I'm glad to learn that the Pennsylvania Medical Society is working to
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Nov 30, 2013 14:55
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