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[UK] Smoking, diabetes increase heart attack risk more in women

The researchers, writing in the BMJ, said women should receive the same treatments as men and be offered support to stop smoking. Doctors should also be better at spotting female patients at risk. Men are still three times more likely than women to hav
BBC Online
added Nov 8, 2018 19:01

The Sooner You Quit Smoking, the Better

"These findings underscore the benefits of quitting smoking within five years, which is a 38 percent lower risk of a heart attack, stroke or other forms of cardiovascular disease," said study author Meredith Duncan, from Vanderbilt University Medical Cen
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 7, 2018 18:21
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[Massachusetts] It takes smokers' hearts at least 15 years to recover after quitting cigarettes

A team at Vanderbilt looked at data from the Framingham Heart Study which included 8,700 people in Massachusetts over 50 years Half the people they studied had smoked, many were 'heavy' smokers (smoking a pack a day for 20 years) After five years of quit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 7, 2018 16:59

Hookah Pipes Far From Harmless, Study Warns

Smoking a hookah may be as damaging to blood vessels as smoking addition to toxic substances from tobacco and nicotine, hookah smoke exposes users to charcoal combustion products, including large amounts of carbon monoxide," she said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 6, 2018 15:37

Blood vessel function takes harmful hit from hookah tobacco smoking

Smoking hookah tobacco acutely impairs blood vessels' ability to function, according to preliminary research to be presented in Chicago at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2018. Hookah, also known as a waterpipe, consists of a bowl,
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 6, 2018 12:40

[UK] Daily e-cigarette users 'twice as likely' to suffer heart attack, finds study

The findings come after a Government report released in August recommended that patients should switch to e-cigarettes if it was not possible to quit smoking altogether. The new study, carried out by researchers at George Washington University in Washin
Pulse (uk)
added Nov 2, 2018 20:15

Effects of tobacco control policy on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in Russia [FREE FULL TEXT]

further evidence to support comprehensive tobacco control in line with the (WHO FCTC). Alongside a reduction in tobacco consumption, smoking-related CVD morbidity appears to benefit quite soon after implementation, whilst smoking-related deaths might need
European Journal of Public Health
added Oct 30, 2018 20:35

Group of Blood Pressure Drugs Linked to Lung Cancer

Patients using angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) to lower their blood pressure could be at increased risk of lung cancer, according to researchers. And while the risk for individuals is "modest," the researchers suggested that these small
MedPage Today
added Oct 26, 2018 15:36
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Blood pressure pills taken by MILLIONS worldwide 'raise your risk of lung cancer', scientists warn

Blood pressure pills taken by millions worldwide could raise the risk of lung cancer, research has found. It showed that patients on ACE inhibitors were 14 per cent more likely to develop the cancer than those on other types of drugs. The risk went up
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 25, 2018 22:42

Lung Cancer Risk Tied to Common Blood Pressure Drug

Millions of Americans take angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors to lower their blood pressure, but a new study suggests they might also increase their odds of developing lung cancer. Among people taking these drugs for more than five years, the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 25, 2018 00:34
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