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[UK] CLARKE: (blog) Confessions of an ex-smoker: 'At 52 I was shuffling back to my bed like an 80

This year’s I’m supporting No Smoking Day. The point isn’t to badger people into quitting – it’s to encourage people just like me to think about how they could spend the money they’d save by quitting – even in a week and of course the health benefits. I’
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 28, 2013 04:14

[UK] Smog May Boost Death Risk for Heart Attack Survivors

Exposure to smog is linked to higher death risk among people admitted to the hospital for a heart attack, a new study suggests. British researchers found death rates for these patients increased following exposure to air pollution from fine "particulate
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 26, 2013 00:12

[Germany, UK] 'Never too late to quit smoking' ($$)

Scientists at the German Cancer Research Centre found that people in their 50s and 60s could cut their heart disease risk by 40 per cent within five years of giving up. Their study is published in the European Journal of
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 23, 2013 20:34

[Germany] Smoking Cessation in Old Age: Less Heart Attacks and Strokes Within Only Five Years
added Feb 21, 2013 17:15

[Germany] Impact of smoking and quitting on cardiovascular outcomes and risk advancement periods among older adults

Smoking is a strong risk factor for cardiovascular events even at older age. Smoking cessation is highly and rapidly beneficial also at advanced age.
European Journal of Epidemiology
added Feb 21, 2013 13:35

[Germany] Smoking cessation in old age: Less heart attacks and strokes within 5 years

"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
added Feb 20, 2013 17:23

News in Brief: Smoking damages mouse brains

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.
Science News Online
added Feb 19, 2013 19:10

[Texas] Tech Doc: Limiting secondhand smoke pays off by decreasing the incidence of heart attack

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.
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Feb 19, 2013 12:51

Smoking Cessation After Acute Myocardial Infarction⁎⁎

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
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
added Feb 16, 2013 21:00
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[Michigan] Bupropion failed to halt smoking in hospitalized acute MI patients

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.
added Feb 16, 2013 20:58
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