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RAPID RESPONSES: Maudsley Debate: Should psychiatric hospitals completely ban smoking?

British Medical Journal
added Nov 11, 2015 00:27
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Maudsley Debate: Should psychiatric hospitals completely ban smoking?

A “smoking culture” leads to disproportionate harm among people with serious mental health problems, argue Deborah Arnott and Simon Wessely. But Michael Fitzpatrick thinks it unethical to deprive patients of autonomy and impose treatment
British Medical Journal
added Nov 5, 2015 16:16
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[UK] Health Inequalities Resource Pack

The pack is designed as a set of pragmatic tools... Smoking also causes many people to fall below the poverty line. It is estimated that over a million people could be raised out of poverty if people in their household quit smoking. This poverty calculato
ASH London (uk)
added Nov 4, 2015 11:33
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Almost half of elderly patients miscalculate life expectancy |

33 percent of them underestimated how long they might live...“The logic goes that if patients underestimate their survival they may not think it is worthwhile to stop smoking, or eat healthy meals or stay active or undergo cancer screening tests or other
Reuters
added Oct 23, 2015 18:59
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Smoking May Increase Risk for Stroke in Older Adults With Migraine image

Older adults who smoke have an increased risk for stroke if they experience migraines, a new study suggests.
Pain Medicine News
added Oct 15, 2015 13:10
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Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix May Help Women Sooner Than Men

that Chantix (varenicline) helped women more than men for the first year of treatment. After a year, however, the anti-smoking medication worked equally well for both men and women. "Studies show that women have a harder time quitting smoking than men, e
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 14, 2015 17:27
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[France] Early exposure to tobacco as a cause of behavioural problems in children

analysed data on pre- and postnatal exposure to tobacco in the homes of 5,200 primary school children. They show that this exposure is associated with a risk of behavioural disorders in children, particularly emotional and conduct disorders. The associati
INSERM - French National Institute of Health and Medical research (fr)
added Sep 28, 2015 14:37
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[UK] ASH Fact Sheet on Smoking and Dementia

smokers have a 50 per cent greater chance of developing dementia than those who have never smoked....the tobacco industry ... influenced a number of studies examining smoking and mental health disorders.
ASH London (uk)
added Sep 15, 2015 09:40
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[UK] Are YOU at risk of developing dementia? Revealed, the 9 factors that increase your risk of Alzheimer's... and how you can reduce your risk

Two thirds of cases of Alzheimer's can be attributed to these 9 risk factors They include obesity, diabetes, smoking, high or low blood pressure Depression, frailty and low educational attainment were also risk factors
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:07
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[UK] How dementia risk has fallen by a quarter in two decades: Predictions of an 'epidemic' among elderly appear to be unfounded

Rates of smoking, a major risk factor, have more than halved since 1974, and the prevention and treatment of high blood pressure and cholesterol, which also increase the risk of dementia, have improved.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:53
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