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Relation of Smoking with Total Mortality and Cardiovascular Events Among Patients with Diabetes: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review

—Active smoking is associated with significantly increased risks of total mortality and cardiovascular events among diabetic patients, while smoking cessation was associated with reduced risks compared to current smoking. The findings provide strong evide
added Sep 10, 2015 10:33
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Smoking worsens diabetes complications, but quitting may help

People with type 2 diabetes who smoke have significantly higher risks of heart disease, stroke, and death than diabetic non-smokers, a new study shows. They also had higher risks of clogged arteries, heart failure, and reduced blood flow to the limbs.
added Sep 10, 2015 10:32

Older Smokers With Migraines May Face Added Stroke Risk

The study participants were followed for an average of 11 years to see how many had a heart attack or stroke. The findings were published online July 22 in the journal Neurology. The researchers did not find an association between migraine and the risk
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 30, 2015 19:26

Secondhand Smoke Tied to Raised Stroke Risk in Study

"Our findings suggest the possibility for adverse health outcomes such as stroke among nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke and add to the body of evidence supporting stricter smoking regulations," said lead author Angela Malek, of the Medical Universi
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 16, 2015 13:33

Are Women More Susceptible To Secondhand Smoke Exposure Than Men?

Licensed clinical psychologist Alicia Clark, PsyD, tells Yahoo Health that women can have difficulty speaking up when their needs are in conflict with those of someone they love, as is often the case when smokers and non-smokers live together. “Women are
added Jul 14, 2015 10:55

[UK] How passive smoking raises the risk of a stroke by nearly a third even after adjusting for factors such as heart disease

Scientists identified a clear trend between second-hand smoke and strokes following a study involving 22,000 people over the age of 45. They found that even after adjustment for other stroke factors such as hypertension and heart disease, the 30 per cent
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 13, 2015 09:51

Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Stroke

SHS exposure is independently associated with an increased risk of stroke. Future studies are needed to confirm these findings and examine the role of long-term effects of SHS exposure on stroke outcomes.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jul 10, 2015 10:47

[Alabama] Nonsmokers at increased risk of stroke from secondhand smoke

University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Leslie McClure, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Biostatistics, is senior author of a new paper published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine that finds exposure to SHS also increased the risk of strok
University of Alabama at Birmingham
added Jul 10, 2015 10:45

Secondhand smoke increases stroke risk by 30 percent for nonsmokers

"Our findings suggest the possibility for adverse health outcomes such as stroke among nonsmokers exposed to SHS and add to the body of evidence supporting stricter smoking regulations. Future research will need to investigate the role of cardiovascular
added Jul 10, 2015 10:38

[UK] Unhealthy lifestyles ‘cut lifespan by 23 years’... but you'd have to suffer diabetes, a stroke AND a heart attack before you're 40

It is estimated that the majority of these diseases are preventable by maintaining a healthy weight, taking regular exercise, eating healthily and not drinking or smoking too much.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 8, 2015 16:03
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