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Smokers more than double their risk of burst aneurysm

Risk lessens over time if they quit, but still remains for heavy smokers
EurekAlert
added Aug 29, 2012 21:32
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Smokers more than double their risk of burst aneurysm

Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day doubles the risk of a potentially fatal brain bleed as a result of a burst aneurysm, finds research published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 29, 2012 21:29
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ESC: Smoking May Thicken Young Arteries

* Point out that no differences were found in the arteries between those who admitted to smoking at least once a month and nonsmokers, although those who smoked at least once a week had significantly thicker carotid intima media compared with nonsmokers.
MedPage Today
added Aug 29, 2012 20:16
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[Germany] Smoking Ban Offers The Most Benefit To Non-Smokers

MediLexicon (mx)
added Aug 29, 2012 20:12
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[Germany, UK] Heart attacks among non-smokers fall by a QUARTER after ban stubs out passive smoking

A study in Germany found that the number of heart attacks in one city dropped by 26 per cent among non-smokers just two years after the ban came in.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 29, 2012 16:56
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[Germany] ESC: Smoking Ban Cuts STEMI Rate in Non-smokers

* A regional ban on smoking that included the city of Bremen, Germany and Lower Saxony state apparently triggered a 26% reduction in STEMI among nonsmokers.
MedPage Today
added Aug 27, 2012 17:08
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[France] FAST-MI: Young Women at Risk for MI

* Smoking and obesity seem to be the main drivers for more younger people in France, especially women, to have a first STEMI.
MedPage Today
added Aug 27, 2012 17:07
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[Germany] ESC: Smoking May Thicken Young Arteries

* Young people who smoke regularly are likely to have "old" arteries. * Point out that no differences were found in the arteries between those who admitted to smoking at least once a month and nonsmokers, although those who smoked at least once a week h
MedPage Today
added Aug 27, 2012 17:05
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[Germany] Non-smokers benefit most from smoking ban

After implementation of such a smoking ban on 1 January 2008 in the metropolitan area of Bremen in northwest Germany (800,000 inhabitants) a 16% decline in ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) was observed.
ScienceDaily
added Aug 27, 2012 14:12
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[Turkey] Passive smoking can increase platelet activation in the blood

Researchers from the Erciyes University in Turkey found that passive smoking increased levels of platelet activation, lactate and carbon monoxide in the blood.
Indian Express
added Aug 26, 2012 20:26
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