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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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[Germany] Abstract: P3541Smoking ban and incidence of STEMI: non-smokers benefit most?

The Bremen STEMI registry reveals over a time period of 5 years a reduction in the incidence of STEMI, which was at least partially associated with the commencement of an anti-smoking act. Nonsmokers and especially younger nonsmokers benefit most from the
European Society of Cardiology
added Aug 25, 2012 13:20
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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 25, 2012 12:56
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Researchers identify evidence-based public health interventions for policy makers

* Researchers analyzed more than 1,000 scientific studies and identified the public health interventions with the strongest evidence for improving dietary habits, increasing physical activity and reducing smoking. * Economic incentives to make healthier
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Aug 25, 2012 12:09
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[Switzerland] Adolescent smokers have artery damage

The Swiss Study on Air Pollution And Lung and Heart Disease In Adults (SAPALDIA) (http://www.sapaldia.net) is a multicentre study of nearly 10,000 subjects. The SAPALDIA Youth Study included 351 offspring of SAPALDIA participants aged 8 -20 years. It inv
AlphaGalileo Foundation (uk)
added Aug 25, 2012 12:08
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[Europe] Passive smoking increases platelet activation in healthy people

He concluded: “We have shown that 1 hour exposure to passive smoking increases platelet activation, which could be the mechanism by which it contributes to increased risk of thrombotic events in healthy people. It is likely that prolonged exposure to pas
AlphaGalileo Foundation (uk)
added Aug 25, 2012 12:06
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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. STEMI is the severest form of myocardial i
AlphaGalileo Foundation (uk)
added Aug 25, 2012 12:02
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[Greece] Electronic cigarettes do not damage the heart

The researchers found that smoking one tobacco cigarette led to significant acute myocardial dysfunction but electronic cigarettes had no acute adverse effects on cardiac function. Smoking a tobacco cigarette had important hemodynamic consequences
AlphaGalileo Foundation (uk)
added Aug 25, 2012 11:51
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