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[Sweden] Tobacco, but not pot, boosts early stroke risk

Smoking pot in young adulthood does not seem to increase the risk of early stroke, but cigarette smoking does, according to a study of nearly 50,000 Swedish military conscripts. “Extensive tobacco smokers in late adolescence had a fivefold increased risk
Reuters
added Jan 6, 2017 00:45
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[Sweden] Cannabis, Tobacco, Alcohol Use, and the Risk of Early Stroke / A Population-Based Cohort Study of 45 000 Swedish Men

We found no evident association between cannabis use in young adulthood and stroke, including strokes before 45 years of age. Tobacco smoking, however, showed a clear, dose–response shaped association with stroke.
Stroke
added Jan 2, 2017 18:38
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Potentially Preventable Deaths Among the Five Leading Causes of Death — United States, 2010 and 2014

Mortality from tobacco-related causes has decreased in conjunction with national decreases in tobacco use across the United States, but an estimated 40 million adults (16.8%) smoked in 2014 (8). Implementation of evidence-based tobacco control interventio
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:53
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Association of Secondhand Smoke With Stroke Outcomes

Individuals with previous stroke have 50% greater odds to have been exposed to SHS; SHS is associated with a 2-fold increase in mortality after stroke. This study highlights the importance of obtaining exposure to SHS history and counseling patients and t
Stroke
added Oct 21, 2016 20:19
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Secondhand smoke linked to higher risk of stroke

The increased risk of stroke that comes with smoking may extend to nonsmokers who live in the same household and breathe in secondhand smoke, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers found that never-smokers who had a stroke were nearly 50 percent more likely
Reuters
added Oct 21, 2016 20:15
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North America And Europe Stroke Diagnostics Market Analysis By Technology, By Region And Segment Forecasts To 2024

the government is taking initiatives to counter stroke and its incidence. For instance, smoking being recognized as a primary cause of stroke, the U.S. government has taken several measures for smoking cessation. Some of these initiatives include the Fam
PR Newswire
added Sep 1, 2016 16:23
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[Finland] Editorial: Subarachnoid hemorrhage / Another reason not to smoke

has high morbidity and mortality1 and represents a serious and substantial personal and public health burden. Therefore, we need studies of incidence, mortality, and risk factors to understand the disease and enable primary preventive measures.
Neurology
added Aug 18, 2016 19:20
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[Finland] Incidence of subarachnoid hemorrhage is decreasing together with decreasing smoking rates

Conclusions: The incidence of SAH seems to be decreasing. This tendency may be coupled with changes in smoking rates. The incidence of SAH in Finland is similar to other Nordic countries.
Neurology
added Aug 18, 2016 19:19
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[Finland] Most fatal type of stroke declining along with smoking rates

The type of brain bleeding that causes the most lethal kind of stroke has declined substantially since 1998, possibly as a result of falling smoking rates, according to researchers in Finland. Bleeding in the space between the brain and the thin tissue c
Reuters
added Aug 18, 2016 19:17
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[UK] Are you an occasional 'party smoker'? Why you need to stop telling yourself that it's a harmless habit

Last month a study of more than 65,000 people found those who puffed on 20 cigarettes a day had a high risk of developing a common and deadly type of stroke caused by a brain bleed. But so, too, did those who smoked between one and ten. The results, pu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 16, 2016 13:21
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