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Air Pollution's Role in Heart Disease

Air pollution has been linked to cardiovascular disease, and now researchers may be closer to understanding why: it increases atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, a known risk for heart attack and stroke.
New York Times Blogs
added May 7, 2013 14:49

The Cost of LIGHTING UP / A Closer Look at Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease (PDF)

According to the American Lung Association, the average retail price of a pack of cigarettes in the U.S. is $5.51. However, the cost to society and state economy averages to more than $18 per pack.1 It is estimated that in 2004, smoking cost the U.S. over
CardioSource (American College of Cardiology)
added May 7, 2013 14:42

Gender Difference in the Relationship between Passive Smoking Exposure and HDL-Cholesterol Levels in Late Adolescence

This study has shown a gender difference in the relationship between passive smoking exposure since birth and HDL-C in late adolescence. Exposure to passive smoking in girls could have adverse consequences on their risk of cardiovascular disease in adulth
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
added May 7, 2013 08:47

The Cost of Lighting Up: New Studies Address Global Tobacco Use

It is addictive. It is glamorized. It directly and indirectly damages hearts around the globe. In fact, smoking is the common denominator in 40 percent of all cardiovascular disease, according to a report published last year in the Journal of the America
CardioSource (American College of Cardiology)
added May 7, 2013 08:03

[Netherlands] 'What's Bad for the Heart Also Bad for the Brain'

Heart disease risk factors can lead to a decline in brain function in both younger and older adults, Dutch researchers report. The new study included nearly 3,800 people, aged 35 to 82, who were checked for heart disease risk factors such as smoking, dia
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 5, 2013 22:17

Smoking, being overweight, decreases brain function even in younger adults

Adults as young as 35 are susceptible to declines in brain function as a result of cardiovascular risk factors, like smoking or being overweight, a new study published in the journal Stroke revealed.
Fox News
added May 4, 2013 12:52

[Africa, Nigeria] Minister Seeks Quick Passage Of Tobacco Bill

The Minister of State for health, Dr. Mohammed Pate has canvassed for the passage of Tobacco Bill as part of efforts to stem the increasing cases of high blood pressure in the country.
Channels Television (ng)
added May 2, 2013 13:20

Do We Get Sick Like Rats? A New Philip Morris Prize Asks the Crowd

In partnership with computational biologists at IBM’s Watson Research Center, Philip Morris’s so-called sbv IMPROVER project creates open challenges to encourage scientists to augment traditional peer reviews of research data. On Monday, Philip Morris la
added May 2, 2013 06:51

Secondhand smoke presents greater threat to teen girls than boys

When teenage girls are exposed to secondhand smoke at home, they tend to have lower levels of the "good" form of cholesterol that reduces heart disease risk, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinic
added May 2, 2013 06:13

Secondhand Smoke is More Damaging For Teen Girls Than Boys

Why would girls be especially at risk? The study wasn’t designed to determine what made passive smoke exposure more hazardous for girls over boys, but the researchers do not believe hormones made a difference, since the vast majority of the participants w
TIME Magazine
added May 1, 2013 10:55
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