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Small Study Links E-Cigarettes to Potential Heart Trouble

A small study suggests that people who use e-cigarettes regularly may face an increased risk for heart disease. Researchers said they found that 23 e-cigarette users were more likely to have two early indicators of heart risk than 19 people who did not
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 2, 2017 16:02
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Regular E-Cigarette Use Associated with CVD Risk Markers

Action Points Regular use of e-cigarette appears to be associated with shifts in cardiac sympathetic activity similar to that seen in smokers of combustible cigarettes, a small case-control study found. Compared to nonsmoking, non-e-cigarette user contro
MedPage Today
added Feb 2, 2017 15:43
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E-cigarettes may increase cardiovascular risk

The team gathered 23 healthy users of e-cigarettes aged between 21 and 45 who did not smoke conventional cigarettes and were not taking any prescription medication. The study also used a control group consisting of 19 healthy individuals that met the sam
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 2, 2017 14:51
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VAPING BAD E-cigarettes ‘damage your heart – raising risk of heart attack and stroke’

The findings published in JAMA Cardiology found vapers were more likely to show signs of two key heart risk factors, which are known to lead to heart disease. Dr Holly Middlekauf, from University of California, Los Angeles, said: “Nicotine, which is the
The Sun (uk)
added Feb 2, 2017 14:50
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[UK] Study adds to evidence that electronic cigarettes are not harmless

It found that habitual e-cigarette users were more likely than non-users to have increased cardiac sympathetic activity (increased adrenaline levels in the heart) and increased oxidative stress – known mechanisms by which tobacco cigarettes increase cardi
AlphaGalileo Foundation (uk)
added Feb 2, 2017 14:15
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One Minute of Marijuana Secondhand Smoke Exposure Substantially Impairs Vascular Endothelial Function [FREE FULL TEXT]

One minute of exposure to marijuana SHS substantially impairs endothelial function in rats for at least 90 minutes, considerably longer than comparable impairment by tobacco SHS. Impairment of FMD does not require cannabinoids, nicotine, or rolling paper
Journal of the American Heart Association
added Jan 24, 2017 05:10
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Facing Surgery? Quit Smoking Now For A Safer Procedure

Cigarette smokers facing surgery should quit smoking as soon as possible, according to a new statement released jointly by the Societies for Vascular Surgery and Vascular Nursing. The statement urges surgeons and their professional staff to make sure tha
PR Newswire
added Jan 19, 2017 23:18
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Decrease in mortality rate and hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction after the enactment of the smoking ban law in São Paulo city, Brazil

Results We observed a reduction in mortality rate (−11.9% in the first 17 months after the law) and in hospital admission rate (−5.4% in the first 3 months after the law) for myocardial infarction after the implementation of the smoking ban law. Conclus
Tobacco Control
added Jan 16, 2017 23:54
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Joint associations of smoking and television viewing time on cancer and cardiovascular disease mortality

These findings show an association of TV, a common sedentary behavior, with cancer mortality in current-smokers. The association with CVD mortality was less clear. Further exploration in larger data sets is warranted. Limiting TV viewing time may be of b
Wiley Online Library
added Jan 14, 2017 19:35
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[UK] Marijuana DOES cause schizophrenia and triggers heart attacks, experts say in landmark study that slams most of the drug's medical benefits as 'unproven'

Marijuana does raise the risk of getting schizophrenia and triggers heart attacks, according to the most significant study on the drug's effects to date. A federal advisory panel admitted cannabis can almost certainly ease chronic pain, and might help s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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