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50-Year Trends in Smoking-Related Mortality in the United States

The risk of death from cigarette smoking continues to increase among women and the increased risks are now nearly identical for men and women, as compared with persons who have never smoked. Among men, the risks associated with smoking have plateaued at t
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jan 24, 2013 11:48

[Spain] Impact of a Partial Smoke-Free Legislation on Myocardial Infarction Incidence, Mortality and Case-Fatality in a Population-Based Registry: The REGICOR Study

The 2006 Spanish partial smoke-free legislation was associated with a decrease in population AMI incidence and mortality, particularly in women, in people aged 65–74 years, and in passive smokers. These results clarify the association between AMI mortali
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jan 24, 2013 11:38

Implementation of smoke-free legislation reduces the number of acute myocardial infarctions by 11 percent

have carried out a study to assess the impact of the partial smoke-free legislation passed in 2006 on the incidence of acute myocardial infarction in the province of Girona and observed it has dropped 11%. This decrease has been noticed especially among w
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 24, 2013 11:36
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Uncontrolled Risk Factors Put Stroke Survivors in Danger

People who survive a type of stroke called a subarachnoid hemorrhage still have a higher risk of death, particularly if they continue to smoke and do not keep their blood pressure and cholesterol levels low, a new study warns.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 22, 2013 23:27

[UK] The Doctor: the disease that puts one foot (at least) in the grave ($$)

In his prime, before his amputations, Pete had smoked 80 cigarettes a day. “Barely a break between,” he remembered ... Pete had lost his limbs to peripheral vascular disease. PVD isn’t very fashionable
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 18, 2013 15:29

Very Low Nicotine Content Cigarettes and Potential Consequences on Cardiovascular Disease

CVD risk in the U.S. could be dramatically improved by nicotine reduction in cigarettes. Possible pathways linking nicotine reduction in cigarettes to decreased CVD risk are discussed, while potential unintended consequences that could offset expected ga
Springer Science+Business Media
added Jan 10, 2013 08:49

U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health: Individual Behaviors

Figure 5-2 shows that the United States now has the lowest adult smoking rates of all peer countries but Sweden and one of the lowest among OECD countries. In many countries, the mass adoption of smoking occurred earlier among males than among 1 
National Academies Press
added Jan 10, 2013 08:47

[USA] For Americans Under 50, Stark Findings on Health

The United States had the second-highest death rate from the most common form of heart disease, the kind that causes heart attacks, and the second-highest death rate from lung disease, a legacy of high smoking rates in past decades.
New York Times
added Jan 10, 2013 08:31

[China] Smoking Tied to Subpar CABG Vein Grafts

Heavy smoking appears to decrease the quality of saphenous veins used in coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), researchers found. Smoking at least a pack of cigarettes a day for at least 20 years before surgery was associated with imbalanced levels of
MedPage Today
added Jan 4, 2013 08:55
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[China] Recent Ex-Smokers May Fare Worse After Heart Bypass: Study

Chinese scientists have found that recent ex-smokers contemplating heart bypass surgery may run into trouble due to lingering smoking-related enzyme changes in the leg vein typically used for grafts.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 3, 2013 04:50
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