Headlines Tagged with Cardio-vascular — 3,297 headlines found
"We were able to show that the risk of smokers for cardiovascular diseases is more than twice that of non-smokers. However, former smokers are affected at almost the same low rate as people of the same age who never smoked," says Brenner. "Moreover, smok
Feb 20, 2013 EurekAlert
added Feb 20, 2013 17:23
Signs of Alzheimer’s disease appear after rodents breathe cigarette smoke ... mice exposed to smoke had several signs of Alzheimer’s: they had more amyloid beta plaques, a higher load of abnormal tau protein and more severe inflammation in their brains.
Feb 19, 2013 Science News Online
added Feb 19, 2013 19:10
February is Heart Month. As such, it is good to remember that tobacco use causes heart disease, not only in people who smoke cigarettes or use other tobacco products, but also in nonsmokers who are exposed to tobacco smoke.
Feb 19, 2013 Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Feb 19, 2013 12:51
In conclusion, the standard of care for managing patients after myocardial infarction should include not only blood pressure and lipid management but also smoking cessation. At present, the quit rates for smokers after myocardial infarction are higher th
Feb 16, 2013 Journal of the American College of Cardiology
added Feb 16, 2013 21:00
Bupropion immediately after a hospitalized acute MI was well tolerated and safe, but not effective in helping patients quit smoking, according to study findings published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Feb 15, 2013 Healio.com
added Feb 16, 2013 20:58
Boomers have lower rates of heart attack and emphysema, and are less likely to smoke cigarettes, the study reported. King noted that the reduction in smoking -- from 28 percent of the population to 21 percent -- shows the value of conducting a concerted p
Feb 4, 2013 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 16, 2013 20:46
"Knowing your cholesterol and blood pressure levels and understanding the impact that certain factors, such as smoking and obesity, have on your likelihood to develop heart disease can be life-saving information," said Troyen Brennan, MD, MPH, Executive
Feb 5, 2013 PR Newswire
added Feb 8, 2013 14:20
Back then, Sessions, a cigarette smoker of 35 years, was spending more than $200 per month on cigarettes.At the hospital, doctors told him to kick the habit or face the certainty of a return visit to the ER.
Feb 4, 2013 Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Feb 5, 2013 11:06
A new study reveals that two-thirds of middle aged smokers who have been hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction resume smoking within twelve months, despite being treated with bupropion (sold as Zyban), which is prescribed to help
Jan 30, 2013 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 5, 2013 10:53
* Bupropion was well-tolerated and seemed to be safe to use in the immediate post-MI period. However, it was not effective for smoking cessation when compared to placebo.
Jan 28, 2013 MedPage Today
added Jan 30, 2013 01:36