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[UK] Does current smoking predict future frailty? The English longitudinal study of ageing [FREE FULL TEXT]

current smokers compared with non-smokers were significantly more likely to develop frailty over 4 years among community-dwelling older people. Given that smoking is a modifiable lifestyle factor, smoking cessation may potentially prevent or delay develo
Age and Ageing
added Aug 18, 2017 18:11
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[UK] Study: Smoking linked to frailty in older adults

Researchers have found an association between current smoking habits in older adults and an increased risk of developing frailty... The study, published today in Age & Aging, examined the association of smoking, which increases the risk of chronic obstruc
UPI
added Aug 18, 2017 18:06
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GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigarettes have rapid negative effects on arteries

Interfering with normal functioning of arteries, both immediate effects on arteries’ ability to enlarge when the body needs more blood flow and longer term effects on arterial stiffness, are important mechanisms by which exposure to tobacco smoke causes
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 03:12
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E-Cigarette Use Accelerates Effects of Cardiovascular Aging

a single exposure to e-cigarette (e-cig) vapor may be enough to impair vascular function....Long-term exposure to e-cig vapor (20 hours per week over a period of eight months) also produced negative effects of chronic e-cig use... “These data indicate th
American Physiological Society
added Aug 18, 2017 03:06
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E-cigarettes: How safe are they for cardiovascular health?

The study found that within an hour of being exposed to 5 minutes of e-cig vapor, the arteries narrowed by 31 percent. Chronic, long-term exposure to e-cigs also resulted in aortic stiffness, which was two and a half times higher in that group compared w
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:29
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Ohio State study shows social smokers at same risk as daily tobacco users

A study of nearly 40,000 people by The Ohio State University shows that occasional smoking can be as much a threat to health as daily smoking. The study showed that occasional or ‘social’ smoking puts people at risk for cardiovascular disease just like
Wilkes Barre (PA) Times Leader
added Aug 15, 2017 17:17
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[UK] E-cigarettes are as dangerous as smoking - just ONE puff could be all it takes to increase the risk of a heart attack

After five minutes of vape exposure, mice's arteries narrow by 30% in an hour Their blood vessels also become less able to dilate, increasing blood pressure Long-term vaping more than doubles the artery stiffness of exposed mice
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 15, 2017 14:30
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Why social smoking can be just as bad for you as daily smoking

Ours is the first population health study to compare the blood pressure and cholesterol levels of people who self-identify as current versus social smokers. To eliminate risks of cardiovascular disease, the only answer is not to ever start smoking or st
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 15, 2017 14:28
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Children from disadvantaged families are BORN with a higher risk of heart attacks and strokes, study reveals

They claim that by taking stronger measures to prevent low body weight, exposure to second-hand smoke, and infections in infancy - as well as improving pre-natal care - could drastically improve heart health in disadvantaged groups.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 10, 2017 16:07
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GLANTZ: E-cigarettes and cancer: If you ask the wrong question you get the wrong answer

cardiovascular and metabolic disease and non-cancer pulmonary disease. The evidence to date suggests that e-cigarettes pose substantial risks for these outcomes, particularly because of the ultrafine particles they deliver. The important question that n
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 6, 2017 15:07
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