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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
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
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.
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.
added Aug 18, 2016 19:19

[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
added Aug 18, 2016 19:17

[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

[Asia] China Faces a Surge in Cardiovascular Disease, Study Finds

an epidemic of cardiovascular disease that will probably worsen over the next two decades...Smoking is also widespread...More than half of Chinese men still smoke. Cardiovascular illnesses are now the leading cause of death in China.
New York Times
added Aug 15, 2016 18:56

[Finland] Most fatal type of stroke becoming increasingly rare as smoking falls out of fashion

The most fatal form of stroke is becoming increasingly rare as cigarettes fall out of fashion, new research shows. A sharp drop in the number of people who suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage occurred in the same period as a decline in smoking numbers.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 14, 2016 19:47

Smoking raises brain-lining hemorrhage risk more for women

Smokers, especially female smokers, have a higher risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage - bleeding inside the lining of the brain – compared with nonsmokers, according to a new study. Based on previous studies, smoking seems to account for at least one third o
added Jul 28, 2016 13:21
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