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[UK] Huge reduction in number of Wirral smokers

THE numbers of people smoking in Wirral have reduced at more than twice the national average, with numbers of pregnant women smoking also down. The local authority said it is “delighted” at the results set to be discussed at a council meeting on Thursda
This is Wirral (Wirral Globe) (uk)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:26
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[UK] Are Electronic Cigarettes an Effective Aid to Smoking Cessation or Reduction Among Vulnerable Groups? A Systematic Review of Quantitative and Qualitative Evidence

Further research is needed to identify the most appropriate device types for practicality and safety, level of support required in e-cigarette interventions, and to compare e-cigarettes with current best practice smoking cessation support among vulnerable
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 16, 2018 14:25
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Study Shows Biomarker Panel Boosts Lung Cancer Risk Assessment for Smokers

A four-protein biomarker blood test improves lung cancer risk assessment over existing guidelines that rely solely upon smoking history, capturing risk for people who have ever smoked, not only for heavy smokers, an international research team reports in
Newswise
added Jul 16, 2018 14:22
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Smoking cessation in European patients with coronary heart disease. Results from the EUROASPIRE IV survey: A registry from the European Society of Cardiology

Our study shows wide variation in cessation rates in a large contemporary European survey of CHD patients. Therefore, smoking cessation rates in patients with a CHD event should be interpreted in the light of pre-event smoking prevalence, and caution is
International Journal of Cardiology
added Jul 16, 2018 14:21
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[Europe] The more you smoke, the greater your risk of a heart rhythm disorder

The study found a 14% increase in the risk of atrial fibrillation for every ten cigarettes smoked per day. There was a linear dose-response relationship, meaning that the risk increased with each additional cigarette smoked. Compared to people who had n
European Society of Cardiology
added Jul 16, 2018 14:21
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Tobacco smoking and the risk of atrial fibrillation: A systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies

The current meta-analysis suggests that smoking is associated with an increased risk of atrial fibrillation in a dose-dependent matter, but the association is weaker among former smokers compared to current smokers.
European Journal of Preventive Cardiology
added Jul 16, 2018 14:20
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The more you smoke, the greater your risk of a heart rhythm disorder

The study found a 14% increase in the risk of atrial fibrillation for every ten cigarettes smoked per day. There was a linear dose-response relationship, meaning that the risk increased with each additional cigarette smoked. Compared to people who had n
EurekAlert
added Jul 16, 2018 14:20
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Andorra vows to kick habit of cigarette advertising

The tax haven of Andorra has long been a favourite destination for smokers looking to stock up on cheap cigarettes, but the enclave said Thursday that it would soon stop advertising the fact...(WHO) anti-tobacco convention, which aims to encourage people
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 16, 2018 13:10
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[UK] A fifth of people in Ipswich still smoke - one of the highest rates in Britain

A fifth of people living in Ipswich smoke, the Office for National Statistics data shows... OneLife Suffolk are the lead organisation helping people in the county quit smoking, which it says provides “many benefits” including better fitness levels, longer
East Anglian Daily Times (uk)
added Jul 16, 2018 13:07
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Tobacco-free college policies increasing

The study by the CDC and the American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation was published recently in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. From 2012-17, more than twice as many colleges and universities in the nation were smoke and tobacco free, acc
Cleburne (TX) Times-Review
added Jul 16, 2018 12:17
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