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CV Risk Factors Add Up to PAD

* The cardiovascular risk factors of smoking, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and type 2 diabetes each contribute to men's chance of developing significant peripheral artery disease and together account for most of the risk.
MedPage Today
added Oct 24, 2012 11:48

Smoking, Diabetes Are Risk Factors for Poor Leg Circulation: Study

New research confirms that smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels can all raise men's risk for poor circulation in the legs, otherwise known as peripheral artery disease (PAD).
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 23, 2012 18:06

Impact on cardiovascular disease events of the implementation of Argentina's national tobacco control law

Implementation of the tobacco control law would produce significant public health benefits in Argentina. Strong advocacy is needed at national and international levels to get this law implemented throughout Argentina.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 23, 2012 06:30
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Nationwide Study Examines Common Heart Procedures

Patients undergoing angioplasty, stent placement more likely to be overweight, smoke, have high blood pressure
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 23, 2012 06:54

See Health Benefits 48 Hours After Quitting Smoking

"Within 48 hours of quitting smoking, health benefits begin," said Dr. Steven Leers, a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery. "Blood pressure decreases. Pulse rate drops. The body temperature of hands and feet increases. Carbon monoxide levels in th
Clay (AL) Times-Journal
added Oct 14, 2012 02:07

Heart disease still Europe's biggest killer

Cardiovascular diseases are still the main cause of death in Europe - and smoking, a lack of physical exercise and bad eating habits provide much of the explanation, writes health sciences professor (uk)
added Oct 9, 2012 03:09

Teen smoking linked to earlier death

Teenagers who smoke are more likely to die of heart disease decades down the line, even if they quit by the time they're middle-aged, researchers have found. Still, the worst off were people who started smoking in adolescence and kept up the habit their
added Oct 6, 2012 05:55

Association of Cigarette Smoking From Adolescence to Middle-Age With Later Total and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality: The Harvard Alumni Health Study

Science Direct
added Oct 8, 2012 14:37
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Myocardial Infarction and Sudden Cardiac Death in Olmsted County, Minnesota, Before and After Smoke-Free Workplace Laws ONLINE FIRST

Conclusions A substantial decline in the incidence of MI was observed after smoke-free laws were implemented, the magnitude of which is not explained by community cointerventions or changes in cardiovascular risk factors with the exception of smoking pr
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Nov 1, 2012 14:27

[India] 38% smokers unaware of tobacco risk to their heart

in a report titled 'Cardiovascular harms from tobacco use and second-hand smoke', commissioned by the World Heart Federation and authored by the International Tobacco Control Project in collaboration with the WHO, which came out in April 2012. The report
Times of India
added Oct 1, 2012 01:40
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