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Nicotine in e-cigs, tobacco linked to heart disease

A new paper delivered at the American Society of Cell Biology annual meeting in New Orleans on Sunday suggests that nicotine can cause direct harm to cells in the heart.
added Dec 16, 2013 20:16

U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline: Report

Cancer death rates continue to decline in the United States, mainly because anti-smoking efforts have caused a drop in lung cancer deaths, researchers report. From 2001 through 2010, death rates for all cancers combined decreased by 1.8 percent a year am
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 16, 2013 19:03

Smoking and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease in Younger, Middle-Aged, and Older Adults

Among smokers, the majority of CHD cases are attributable to smoking in all age groups. Smoking prevention is important, irrespective of age.
American Journal of Public Health
added Dec 11, 2013 14:22

Quit-Smoking Products Won't Harm the Heart, Review Finds

But patients should not keep smoking while on nicotine-replacement therapy, experts warn
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 10, 2013 17:30

[Israel] Doctors Say 23-Year-Old Woman May Have Died Due to Smoking While Taking Birth Control Pills

Israeli doctors believe that a 23-year-old woman who collapsed Monday may have died as a result of smoking while taking birth control pills. The woman from the southern town of Kiryat Malachi – whose name hospital officials have not released – exhibited
The Blaze
added Dec 10, 2013 15:35

Quit-smoking drugs safe for your heart

The new meta-analysis published this week in the journal Circulation is the largest analysis of its kind, with study authors surveying 63 different clinical trials encompassing more than 30,500 smokers. Unlike previous studies, which only looked at the e
CNN blogs
added Dec 10, 2013 15:30

Brief Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Reversibly Impairs Endothelial Vasodilatory Function [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions: Brief SHS exposure at real-world levels reversibly impairs FMD. Even 1min of SHS exposure can cause reduction of endothelial function.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 10, 2013 14:55

GLANTZ: One minute of secondhand smoke impairs functioning of arteries

My colleague Matt Springer has developed an exposure chamber in which rats can be exposed to secondhand smoke in a controlled way to measure its effects on arteries. His group (which incldes me) just published a paper in Nicotine and Tobacco Research sh
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 10, 2013 14:53

[Ohio] Cleveland Clinic researchers find link between smoking history and blood disorder prognosis

have discovered a link between smoking’s impact on how myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, progresses in patients. For the first time, specific genetic changes in MDS have been linked to a type of environmental exposure. The finding may someday pave the wa
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Dec 10, 2013 14:29
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Anti-Smoking Tx Doesn't Cause CVD Harm

The most widely used smoking cessation therapies did not appear to increase the risk for major adverse cardiovascular events, and bupropion (Wellbutrin, Zyban), actually showed a trend toward protecting against heart attack and stroke. * Note that nicoti
MedPage Today
added Dec 10, 2013 13:02
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