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E-cigarettes linked to increased arterial stiffness, blood pressure and heart rate in humans

Milan, Italy: New research has shown for the first time that e-cigarettes with nicotine cause a stiffening of the arteries in humans. This has important implications for the use of e-cigarettes, as arterial stiffness is associated with an increased risk
EurekAlert
added Sep 11, 2017 03:09
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E-Cigs May Still Damage Blood Vessels

Nicotine exposure from vaping was associated with a transient, but potentially harmful, increase in arterial stiffness, according to researchers here. The study included 15 young adults (average age of 26) with no history of electronic cigarette use who i
MedPage Today
added Sep 11, 2017 03:08
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Nicotine in e-cigarettes 'can triple the risk of heart damage by increasing the blood pressure of users'

Fresh concerns have been raised about the safety of e-cigarettes containing nicotine after researchers found they increase a symptom linked to heart disease... And the study found that a condition known as arterial stiffness was three times greater in sm
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 03:07
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Statins May Help People With COPD Live Longer

Because most people with COPD are smokers or former smokers, he said, most also have cardiovascular disease. "And that cardiovascular disease is usually reason enough to prescribe the statin," he added.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 9, 2017 21:09
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[UK] Having a degree helps cut heart attack risk by a third:

The researchers, from University College London and Oxford University, believe this is because educated people subsequently less likely to smoke, eat healthier diets and do more exercise.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 4, 2017 19:59
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VIDEO: In a first, anti-inflammatory drug lowers heart attack risks

For the first time, a drug has helped prevent heart attacks by curbing inflammation, a new and very different approach than lowering cholesterol, the focus for many years. People on the drug also had surprisingly lower cancer death rates, especially fro
CBS
added Sep 2, 2017 21:47
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Drug Aimed at Inflammation May Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Cancer

Canakinumab, drug that fights inflammation, can reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes in people who have already had a heart attack, a new study finds....might reduce cancer risk in former smokers.
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2017 21:45
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Frequent exposure to secondhand smoke raises chances of fatal artery disease: research

This is reportedly the first time that researchers have clarified the causal relationship between secondhand smoke and large artery illnesses. The team led by University of Tsukuba researchers has announced the finding in a U.S. science journal. From 198
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:01
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Drug Aimed at Inflammation May Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Cancer

Although the study found that the drug also lowered risk in people who still smoked, Dr. Rudin said that did not mean they could just take the drug, keep smoking and figure they were safe. Quitting is still the best way to lower the risks of both lung ca
New York Times
added Aug 28, 2017 02:19
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Smokers hospitalized for heart attacks often don't get cessation drugs

Few smokers hospitalized for heart attacks and other serious complications of cardiac disease get medication to help them quit smoking, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on almost 37,000 smokers hospitalized with heart disease and found o
Reuters
added Aug 22, 2017 15:21
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