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Gender Difference in the Relationship between Passive Smoking Exposure and HDL-Cholesterol Levels in Late Adolescence

This study has shown a gender difference in the relationship between passive smoking exposure since birth and HDL-C in late adolescence. Exposure to passive smoking in girls could have adverse consequences on their risk of cardiovascular disease in adulth
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
added May 7, 2013 08:47
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Secondhand Smoke is More Damaging For Teen Girls Than Boys

Why would girls be especially at risk? The study wasn’t designed to determine what made passive smoke exposure more hazardous for girls over boys, but the researchers do not believe hormones made a difference, since the vast majority of the participants w
TIME Magazine
added May 1, 2013 10:55
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Do We Get Sick Like Rats? A New Philip Morris Prize Asks the Crowd

In partnership with computational biologists at IBM’s Watson Research Center, Philip Morris’s so-called sbv IMPROVER project creates open challenges to encourage scientists to augment traditional peer reviews of research data. On Monday, Philip Morris la
Techonomy
added May 2, 2013 06:51
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Secondhand smoke presents greater threat to teen girls than boys

When teenage girls are exposed to secondhand smoke at home, they tend to have lower levels of the "good" form of cholesterol that reduces heart disease risk, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinic
ScienceDaily
added May 2, 2013 06:13
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Secondhand Smoke Tied to Lower 'Good' Cholesterol in Teen Girls

Exposure to secondhand smoke at home appears to lower teen girls' levels of the "good" cholesterol -- the substance that reduces heart disease risk, researchers report. The new study included more than 1,000 male and female teens, aged 17, in Australia
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 30, 2013 16:21
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[Australia] GENDER DIFFERENCE IN THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LONG TERM PASSIVE SMOKING EXPOSURE AND HDL-CHOLESTEROL IN LATE ADOLESCENCE (PDF)

Conclusion: This study has shown a gender difference in the relationship between passive smoking and HDL-C in adolescents. Exposure to passive smoking in girls could have adverse consequences on their risk of cardiovascular disease in adulthood.
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
added Apr 30, 2013 15:05
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[UK] Teenage girls are at a higher risk of health problems from passive smoking than boys

Researchers found that when teenage girls are exposed to second-hand smoke at home, they tend to have lower levels of the 'good' form of cholesterol that reduces heart disease risk. High-density lipoproteins (HDL) pick up excess cholesterol in the blood
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 30, 2013 14:56
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[Ireland] Smoking ban saves 3,700 lives thanks to cleaner air

"Our study shows that mortality decreases were primarily due to reductions in passive smoking, rather than a reduction in active smoking, and we remember that this protection from passive smoke was the basis for the introduction of the 2004 legislation.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Apr 30, 2013 06:00
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[Uae: Dubai] Anti-smoking campaign targets young users

Medical specialists highlighted the adverse effects of smoking on the skin, heart, gastrointestinal tract and bones during an anti-smoking campaign at the American College of Dubai.
Gulf News (ae)
added Apr 21, 2013 13:01
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It is better to be a fat ex-smoker than a thin smoker: findings from the 1997–2004 National Health Interview Survey−National Death Index linkage study

overall, mortality risk is smaller in overweight or obese ex-smokers than normal-weight smokers. Smoking cessation interventions can tailor messages that highlight the greater reduction in mortality associated with quitting, compared with potential weight
Tobacco Control
added Apr 11, 2013 14:20
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