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Smokers more vulnerable to arterial plaque ruptures

Cigarette smoking is associated with a higher burden of necrotic core in coronary atherosclerotic plaques, which could represent a mechanism for increased CV events in smokers, according to a new report. Researchers investigated the role of smoking in th
added May 30, 2014 12:46

Reports of Chest Pain Down For Whites, But Not Blacks

The findings suggest that greater effort may be needed to control high blood pressure, diabetes and smoking among blacks, said Will.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 21, 2014 14:41

[UK] Fazeley Mayor's warning over dangers of smoking

Fazeley Mayor Simon Clements speaks out about the dangers of smoking after having a double heart bypass operation last week. "I SMOKED for 34 years, I worked 80-hour weeks. I had a penchant for burgers and I drank endless coffees and energy drinks to ke
The Tamworth Herald (uk)
added May 20, 2014 08:30

Early menopause ups heart failure risk, especially for smokers

Women who go through menopause early--at ages 40 to 45--have a higher rate of heart failure, according to a new study published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). Smoking, current or past, raises the rat
added May 15, 2014 11:20

[Sweden] Early Menopause Linked to Heart Failure Risk in Swedish Study

Early menopause may increase a woman's risk for heart failure later in life, especially if she is a smoker, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from more than 22,000 older women in Sweden. Those who experienced early menopause (ages 40 to 45)
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2014 17:42

E-Cigarettes / A Scientific Review [FREE FULL TEXT]

evidence available at this time, although limited, points to high levels of dual use of e-cigarettes with conventional cigarettes, no proven cessation benefits, and rapidly increasing youth initiation ...emissions are not merely “harmless water vapor,”
added May 13, 2014 12:24

Cardiology Patient Page: Electronic Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

e-cigarettes should not be used anyplace where smoking cigarettes is not allowed.. therapeutic claims (eg, that they are effective for smoking cessation) should be prohibited prevent youth initiation, e-cigarette advertising should be subject to the
added May 13, 2014 12:13

Moving Against Heart Disease

found that the importance of the most common risk factors for heart disease ... varies with age. In women under age 30, for example, the greatest contributor to heart disease is smoking ... But for women in their 70s, being physically active would lower
New York Times Blogs
added May 12, 2014 22:37

[Australia] Exercise Crucial for Women's Heart Health After 30, Study Finds

They analyzed how the women's health would improve if each specific risk factor vanished -- for example, if no one ever smoked or everyone had an ideal body weight. Younger women were more likely to smoke, they found, which drove heart disease risk up b
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 9, 2014 15:22

[UK, Washington] Over-35 pregnant smokers risk baby heart defects

Babies born to women over 35 who smoke are at greater risk of having specific heart defects, suggests American research. The study, from Seattle Children's Hospital, adds to existing evidence that smoking during pregnancy can damage babies' hearts, as w
BBC Online
added May 6, 2014 19:40
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