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An Epidemiological Study of Population Health Reveals Social Smoking as a Major Cardiovascular Risk Factor

this study demonstrates there is no significant difference in the prevalence of elevated blood pressure or cholesterol among the 2 smoking groups.
American Journal of Health Promotion
added May 4, 2017 15:09

Social smoking carries same heart-disease risks as everyday habit

This large, nationally representative study is the first to look at blood pressure and cholesterol in social smokers. More than 10 percent of 39,555 people surveyed said they were social smokers, meaning they didn’t smoke every day. That’s on top of the
Ohio State University
added May 4, 2017 15:06

'Social smokers' face same risk of heart disease as everyday users, research finds

More than 10 per cent of the 39,000 people surveyed said they were ‘social smokers’ compared with 17 per cent who said they smoked daily.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 4, 2017 15:00

Social smoking 'as bad for you as a regular cigarette': People who have an occasional puff at same risk of higher blood pressure and cholesterol

those who have the occasional puff are at the same risk of high blood pressure and cholesterol as those who light up every day, research reveals. US scientists found both habitual and ‘social smokers’ suffer almost the same health problems in a study of
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 4, 2017 00:00

Too Many People Still Ignore Heart Attack Risks: Study

Sizable numbers of adults with risk factors for heart attack -- such as smoking, obesity or physical inactivity -- aren't inclined to do anything to improve their health, a large, new study finds. Among those at greatest risk, meaning they having five or
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 3, 2017 23:13

Smoking weakens a gene that protects arteries: study

People who smoke cigarettes may boost their risk of clogged heart arteries by weakening a gene that is otherwise protective of these important blood vessels, US researchers said Monday. The findings point to a genetic explanation for how smoking can lea
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 2, 2017 15:28

Smoking-related heart disease tied to effects of a single gene

Many people have a protective gene type that reduces levels of an enzyme connected to artery-clogging fatty plaques and CHD. However, in people carrying this gene, smoking counteracts the protective effect.
Medical Xpress (
added May 2, 2017 15:27

Scientists find a likely genetic driver of smoking-related heart disease

has uncovered a molecule that may at least partly explain the smoking-CHD connection. Their findings are published this week in the journal Circulation. The molecule is an enzyme called ADAMTS7 that is normally produced in the linings of blood vessels. S
Science Magazine
added May 2, 2017 15:25

Healthy Heart in Middle Age Delivers Big Dividends / Study found it was linked to longer, disease-free life

only about 6 percent were in optimal cardiovascular health: That meant they had healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels, and were normal-weight, nonsmokers and free of diabetes. In contrast, over three-quarters of the study group had at least one m
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 1, 2017 22:22

[Canada] Calgary heart attack rates plummeted after public smoking ban implemented

The rate of cardiac arrests in Calgary fell suddenly and steeply following the introduction of public smoking bans a decade ago, states provincial health care data. Emergency department visits due to heart attacks in Calgary went from 154.8 per 100,000
Calgary (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
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