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[Japan] Relationship between smoking and a new index of arterial stiffness, the cardio-ankle vascular index, in male workers: a cross-sectional study

Cigarette smoking is one of the major factors that increases arterial stiffness. The purpose of this study was to examine further the relationship between smoking status and arterial stiffness using a new index, the cardio-ankle vascular index (CAVI), in
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jul 28, 2012 12:26
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[UK] Heavy smoker who 'died' from massive heart attack has turned his life around

Former Army bombardier Steve Furse, aged 54, used to smoke 60 a day, was overweight and inactive.
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Jul 23, 2012 02:56
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[Nigeria] Don Canvasses Speedy Legislation Against Smoking

A PROFESSOR of Pathology, University of Ilorin, Adekunle Okesina has canvassed speedy legislations against cigarette smoking among Nigerians noting that the development if left unchecked could lead to high rate of atherosclerosis patients in the country.
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jul 17, 2012 13:36
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[UK] Smoking ban 'has reduced asthma and heart attacks'

Prohibition of smoking in pubs and restaurants appears to have encouraged people to try to cut down
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 1, 2012 08:09
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[UK] Huge fall in deadly heart attack

The research has been extensively reported, with news sources suggesting a range of possible reasons, such as better treatments and a reduction in numbers of people smoking.
Blackpool Today (uk)
added Jun 26, 2012 15:48
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[China] Secondhand smoke tied to more health effects

People regularly exposed to secondhand smoke may have increased risks of dying from various causes, a long-term study from China suggests.
Reuters
added Jun 19, 2012 05:23
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Secondhand smoke exposure predicted chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other tobacco related mortality in a 17-years cohort study in China

Conclusions: This study has shown dose response relationships between SHS and major tobacco related mortality, and provided new evidence to support causation for COPD and ischemic stroke.
Chest
added Jun 14, 2012 21:25
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[China] Secondhand smoke tied to more health effects

may have increased risks of dying from various causes, a long-term study from China suggests. Researchers found that compared with adults who lived and worked in smoke-free environs, those exposed to secondhand smoke were more likely to die of heart dise
Reuters
added Jun 14, 2012 21:23
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KABAT: Do Smoking Bans Really Save Lives? If So, Whose?

There may be some effect of smoking bans, although the largest and most careful studies suggest that any effect is quite small. Furthermore, as a recent Institute of Medicine report makes clear, it will be difficult to gauge the magnitude of any effect a
Forbes
added Jun 13, 2012 10:52
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Maternal Cigarette Smoking and the Development of Necrotizing Enterocolitis

CONCLUSIONS: These data identified maternal cigarette smoking as the only risk factor that is associated with the development of NEC in premature infants. Our data imply that smoking delivers toxins and nicotine to the uterine microenvironment
Pediatrics
added Jun 11, 2012 18:50
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