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[Netherlands] SMOKING AT LEAST TWICE AS HARMFUL AS STATED ON PACKAGES: HEALTH INSTITUTE

Smokers inhale much higher doses of harmful substances than is stated on their cigarette packages, according to a study by Dutch public health institute RIVM. The researchers found that the amount of tar, nicotine and carbon monoxide is at least twice as
NL Times (nl)
added Jun 13, 2018 12:37
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Framingham at 70: What We’ve Learned About Women and Heart Disease [FREE FULL TEXT]

. In Framingham, as is the case for the nation as a whole, risks for heart disease have begun to decline. Rates of cigarette smoking have declined and are really quite low at about 10% to 13% of Framingham participants in the third generation.
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jun 14, 2018 12:29
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tobacco use in the military

The Department of Defense should prohibit all tobacco use on military installations and stop selling tobacco products in commissaries and exchanges. Congressional requirements for designated smoking areas at Veterans Affairs health care facilities should
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 14, 2018 09:39
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Smoking and Diabetes Linked to Calcium Buildup in Brain

Smoking and diabetes could increase the risk of abnormal calcium buildup in the brain, a new Dutch study suggests. The study included nearly 2,000 people, average age 78, who visited a memory clinic in the Netherlands. Brain CT scans showed more than 19
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 13, 2018 23:07
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Smoking and Diabetes Linked to Calcium Buildup in Brain

Smoking and diabetes could increase the risk of abnormal calcium buildup in the brain, a new Dutch study suggests. The study included nearly 2,000 people, average age 78, who visited a memory clinic in the Netherlands. Brain CT scans showed more than 19
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 13, 2018 23:07
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Smoking clogs up parts of the brain crucial for memory - increasing the risk of dementia, study finds

It causes a build up of calcium in the hippocampus - gray matter that stores both our recent experiences and those that happened a long time ago. A study of almost 2,000 older people found those who smoked - or were diabetic - were more likely to have t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 13, 2018 12:22
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Hippocampal Calcifications: Risk Factors and Association with Cognitive Function

Older age, diabetes mellitus, and smoking were associated with an increased risk of hippocampal calcifications. A greater degree of hippocampal calcifications was not associated with lower cognitive function in patients with memory complaints.
Radiology
added Jun 13, 2018 12:19
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Spotlight on Science — Spring 2018

In this issue: Guided by the nicotine-focused tobacco regulatory framework it announced last July, FDA is taking major strides toward reducing tobacco’s preventable disease and death toll in this country. These steps include issuing three advance notices
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jun 13, 2018 11:31
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Determinants of progression of nicotine dependence symptoms in adolescent waterpipe smokers

Conclusions A significant proportion of adolescent waterpipe smokers progressed on ND. Venue-based policies such as limiting youth access to waterpipe cafés are warranted.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 13, 2018 06:28
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