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[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

Smoking Still Affects Heart Surgery a Year After Quitting

Smoking cessation even a year prior to coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery does not fully normalize the changes smoking has made to the saphenous (leg) veins used for the surgery and may lead to later graft failure, according to a study publis
Laboratory Equipment
added Jan 2, 2013 16:27

[UK] The Behind the Headlines' Top Five of Top Fives - National Health

The top five ‘Good work sir!’ stories of the year ... Just a single cigarette a day 'linked' to sudden death These researchers were in it for the long-haul. Over 100,000 women followed over the course of 30 years showed us that there is no such thing a
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Jan 1, 2013 13:27
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Lifestyle Affects Outcome of Peripheral Artery Procedure: Study

Taking aspirin, statins and not smoking helps people with blocked leg arteries avoid complications
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 28, 2012 05:13

Being alone as hazardous to health as smoking 15 cigarettes every day

The effect of loneliness on health is equal to that of obesity or smoking 15 cigarettes a day, say experts. They said being alone could hasten dementia and increase the risk of heart disease and high blood pressure, the Sun reported.
DNA India (in)
added Dec 24, 2012 17:11
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