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See Health Benefits 48 Hours After Quitting Smoking

"Within 48 hours of quitting smoking, health benefits begin," said Dr. Steven Leers, a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery. "Blood pressure decreases. Pulse rate drops. The body temperature of hands and feet increases. Carbon monoxide levels in th
Clay (AL) Times-Journal
added Oct 14, 2012 02:07

Heart disease still Europe's biggest killer

Cardiovascular diseases are still the main cause of death in Europe - and smoking, a lack of physical exercise and bad eating habits provide much of the explanation, writes health sciences professor (uk)
added Oct 9, 2012 03:09

Association of Cigarette Smoking From Adolescence to Middle-Age With Later Total and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality: The Harvard Alumni Health Study

Science Direct
added Oct 8, 2012 14:37

Teen smoking linked to earlier death

Teenagers who smoke are more likely to die of heart disease decades down the line, even if they quit by the time they're middle-aged, researchers have found. Still, the worst off were people who started smoking in adolescence and kept up the habit their
added Oct 6, 2012 05:55

[India] 38% smokers unaware of tobacco risk to their heart

in a report titled 'Cardiovascular harms from tobacco use and second-hand smoke', commissioned by the World Heart Federation and authored by the International Tobacco Control Project in collaboration with the WHO, which came out in April 2012. The report
Times of India
added Oct 1, 2012 01:40

Study of cigarette and waterpipe tobacco smoking shows knowledge gap in perceived health risks

People who smoke both cigarettes and waterpipes - dual users - lack sufficient knowledge about the risks of tobacco smoking and are at considerable risk for dependence and tobacco-related diseases, such as cancer, heart disease and stroke later in life, a
added Sep 27, 2012 13:17

The Effect of Smoking on Ligament and Cartilage Surgery in the Knee

The current literature reveals a negative influence of smoking on the results of knee ligament surgery, both from a basic science and clinical perspective, implying that smoking cessation would benefit patients undergoing these procedures. The associatio
American Journal of Sports Medicine
added Sep 26, 2012 15:10

Smokers fare worse after knee surgery

Smokers have worse outcomes after knee surgery than non-smokers, including less-complete healing and more surgical complications, according to a new analysis. Smoking has a profound effect on circulation, "so that means it even affects musculoskeletal he
added Sep 26, 2012 15:07
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Early Menopause May Double Heart Disease Risk, Study Says

Quitting smoking might help prolong menstruation, researchers suggest
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 19, 2012 14:13

Protein Offers Link between Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease

A protein involved in bone formation and calcification has provided new insights into the development of smoking-related cardiovascular disease and may represent a new biomarker for assessing the harmful effects of tobacco smoke. The protein, osteoponin,
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
added Sep 17, 2012 17:28
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