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[Finland] Sharp decline in smoking – longer, healthier lives

With fewer Finns smoking, the number of cases of tobacco-related cancers has plummeted by approximately 80% since the 1970s.... At the start of the 1970s more than 50% of Finnish men smoked. Today, around 15% of the adult population are regular smokers.
YLE24 (fi)
added Jan 2, 2016 16:46

[Finland] Boys' fitness affected by smoking mothers - new research shows

In the first study of its kind researchers discovered that the sons of women who smoked had worse aerobic fitness by the age of 19 than those whose mums didn't smoke. Lead author Dr Maria Hagnäs, of the University of Oulu, Finland, said: "It's well est
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Dec 11, 2015 18:31
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[Finland] Smoking During Pregnancy May Affect How Athletic Baby Boys Grow Up To Be

Smoking while pregnant may leave your adult son more winded than his counterparts, a new Finnish study published Wednesday in BJOG suggests. Studying the fitness records of more than 500 young Finnish men who entered the military in 2005, the authors we
Medical Daily
added Dec 10, 2015 20:06

[Finland] The Efficacy of Acetium Lozenge®* in Intervention for Smoking Cessation. A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. (PDF)

regular use of Acetium® lozenges (L-cysteine and Xylitol) while smoking will significantly contribute to harm reduction of cigarette smoking by a) eliminating smoke- derived carcinogenic acetaldehyde in the saliva, and b) by decreasing acetaldehyde produ
Biohit Oyj (fi)
added Nov 4, 2015 15:52

[Finland] Carotid plaque in adulthood after childhood exposure to parental smoking

“Exposure to parental smoking early in life has an irreversible effect on arterial health in adulthood,” state the investigators in the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study. However, “parents who are unable to give up smoking can nonetheless lessen th
added Apr 14, 2015 17:18

[Finland] Secondhand Smoke May Put Kids at Risk for Heart Disease as Adults

The study included people in Finland whose exposure as children to parents' smoke was measured in 1980 and 1983. In 2001 and 2007, the participants were checked for plaque accumulation in their neck (carotid) arteries, a sign of heart disease.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 23, 2015 19:08

[Finland] Exposure to Parental Smoking in Childhood is Associated with Increased Risk of Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaque in Adulthood: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Children exposed to environmental tobacco smoke (passive smoke) have a poorer cardiovascular health profile1. Recently, we demonstrated that exposure to parental smoking in childhood was associated with lower endothelial-dependent flow-mediated dilatatio
added Mar 23, 2015 19:08

[Finland] Exposure to Parental Smoking in Childhood is Associated with Increased Risk of Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaque in Adulthood: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study

Conclusions—Children of parents that smoke have increased risk of developing carotid atherosclerotic plaque in adulthood. However, parents who exercise good smoking hygiene can lessen their child's risk of developing plaque.
added Mar 23, 2015 18:59
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[Finland] Smoking in front of your kids may increase their risk of heart disease as adults

The study’s results add to the growing evidence that exposure to smoking from parents has a lasting effect on children’s cardiovascular health in adulthood. Researchers tracked participants in the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study, which included
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Mar 23, 2015 18:58

[Finland] Kids exposure to secondhand smoke tied to clogged arteries | Reuters

In a Finnish study spanning 26 years, kids exposed to parental smoking were more likely to develop plaque in their carotid arteries as young adults than kids who were not exposed to secondhand smoke.
added Mar 23, 2015 18:52
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