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The smoke-free legislation in Hong Kong: its impact on mortality

extending the impact of effective smoke-free legislation to those aged 65 years or older and to cerebrovascular events in younger age groups. They also reinforced the need for comprehensive, enforced and effective smoke-free laws if the full extent of the
Tobacco Control
added Nov 20, 2015 18:01

Fewer Americans are dying of heart disease, cancer and stroke than ever before amid plunging mortality rates for killer conditions

'Notably, the years-of-potential-life lost rate from cancer has been decreasing since 1969, preceding the decline in cancer death rates by about 20 years. 'This may reflect the importance of smoking cessation in substantially reducing premature mortality
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:45

[Korea - South] Smoking Main Cause of Strokes among Young Men

king is the cause of almost half of the strokes suffered by individuals under the age of 45. Professor Bae Hee-jun's team at the Seoul National University Bundang Hospital reported that they came up with these results after investigating 5,107 patients t
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Oct 27, 2015 19:44

Death Rates, Declining for Decades, Have Flattened, Study Finds

fell, by 77 percent for stroke, by 68 percent for heart disease, by 18 percent for cancer, and by 17 percent for diabetes....The death rate for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a lung ailment often associated with smoking, doubled during the period.
New York Times
added Oct 27, 2015 13:28

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

[Africa, Kenya] Smoking costs 'Dereva Chunga Maisha' hit singer a foot

More than two-and-a-half decades ago, his authoritative voice ruled the airwaves... He explains: “I have been a smoker since I was in Form Three... In 2007, while in England, Muthee suffered a stroke that left him partially paralysed on his left side and
The Standard (ke)
added Oct 12, 2015 21:38

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
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