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[Germany] ESC: Smoking Ban Cuts STEMI Rate in Non-smokers

* A regional ban on smoking that included the city of Bremen, Germany and Lower Saxony state apparently triggered a 26% reduction in STEMI among nonsmokers.
MedPage Today
added Aug 25, 2012 12:56

[Switzerland] Adolescent smokers have artery damage

The Swiss Study on Air Pollution And Lung and Heart Disease In Adults (SAPALDIA) ( is a multicentre study of nearly 10,000 subjects. The SAPALDIA Youth Study included 351 offspring of SAPALDIA participants aged 8 -20 years. It inv
AlphaGalileo Foundation (uk)
added Aug 25, 2012 12:08

[Europe] Passive smoking increases platelet activation in healthy people

He concluded: “We have shown that 1 hour exposure to passive smoking increases platelet activation, which could be the mechanism by which it contributes to increased risk of thrombotic events in healthy people. It is likely that prolonged exposure to pas
AlphaGalileo Foundation (uk)
added Aug 25, 2012 12:06
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[Germany] Non-smokers benefit most from smoking ban

After implementation of such a smoking ban on 1 January 2008 in the metropolitan area of Bremen in northwest Germany (800,000 inhabitants) a 16% decline in ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) was observed. STEMI is the severest form of myocardial i
AlphaGalileo Foundation (uk)
added Aug 25, 2012 12:02

[Greece] Electronic cigarettes do not damage the heart

The researchers found that smoking one tobacco cigarette led to significant acute myocardial dysfunction but electronic cigarettes had no acute adverse effects on cardiac function. Smoking a tobacco cigarette had important hemodynamic consequences
AlphaGalileo Foundation (uk)
added Aug 25, 2012 11:51

[Greece] Greek study finds e-cigarettes no threat to heart

* Popular option among smokers trying to quit * "Safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes" - researcher * Bigger studies needed to examine long-term effects
AlertNet ( Thomson Reuters Foundation) (uk)
added Aug 25, 2012 11:50

[Switzerland] Young Smokers Risk Cardio Disease From Artery Damage, Study Says

People who smoke cigarettes at a young age already have significant artery damage that can lead to cardiovascular disease, a study done by Swiss researchers shows. A narrowing of the carotid artery, known as CIMT, was detected in young regular smokers b
Bloomberg News
added Aug 25, 2012 11:35

40 Proven Strategies to Improve Public Health

Affordable healthy foods, public smoking bans among the methods shown to work
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 24, 2012 05:22

Researchers identify evidence-based public health interventions for policy makers

* Researchers analyzed more than 1,000 scientific studies and identified the public health interventions with the strongest evidence for improving dietary habits, increasing physical activity and reducing smoking. * Economic incentives to make healthier
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Aug 25, 2012 12:09

Evaluation of Tobacco Use and Cardiovascular Diseases

The purpose of this contract is to provide FDA with the required resources to conduct a study with subjects that meet the objectives and specifications detailed below. The ultimate objectives of the study are: 1) To evaluate whether and how individuals w
Federal Business Opportunities
added Aug 10, 2012 19:45
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