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[UK] Study: Smoking linked to frailty in older adults

Researchers have found an association between current smoking habits in older adults and an increased risk of developing frailty... The study, published today in Age & Aging, examined the association of smoking, which increases the risk of chronic obstruc
UPI
added Aug 18, 2017 18:06
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[UK] Deaths from heart disease fall by over 20% since smoking ban, official figures reveal

Duncan Selbie, chief executive of PHE, described the landmark change in the law introduced by the then Labour government as “extraordinary”. But he said it was only one of 10 legislative moves which together have brought about a “huge” cultural change
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 21:05
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Smoking -related deaths in Warwickshire fall following ban on lighting up in pubs

DEATHS from heart disease and strokes in Warwickshire have fallen dramatically since smoking in pubs and restaurants was banned ten years ago. New figures have shown the number of smokers aged 35 and over dying from heart attacks and other cardiac condit
Leamington Observer (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 14:40
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Secondhand smoke cost nonsmokers over 323 bil. yen in medical bills in FY2014: research

As a result, the estimated number of those who would develop lung cancer due to secondhand smoke stood at around 11,400, and they would have to pay an extra 33.5 billion yen in medical bills. In addition, an estimated 101,400 people would develop ischemi
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 16, 2017 13:57
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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
Reuters
added Jul 28, 2016 13:21
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Sex, Smoking, and Risk for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions—Smoking has a dose-dependent and cumulative association with SAH risk, and this risk is highest in female heavy smokers. Vulnerability to smoking seems to explain in part the increased SAH risk in women.
Stroke
added Jul 27, 2016 12:52
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[USA] Family Trajectories and the Higher Cardiovascular Risk of American Women Relative to Women in 13 European Countries.

. Being a lone working mother predicted a higher risk of heart disease, stroke, and smoking among American women, and smoking for European women.
American Journal of Public Health
added Jun 18, 2016 16:18
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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
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Announcement: American Stroke Month and National High Blood Pressure Education Month — May 2015

Stroke is largely preventable. You may be able to prevent stroke or reduce your risk through healthy lifestyle changes. High blood pressure is one of the major risk factors for stroke. Others include high cholesterol, smoking, diabetes, heart disease, ob
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 14, 2015 14:43
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[UK] Chain-smoking takeaway addict shed 8 stone after doctors warned she would have a stroke at just 23

She smoked 20 cigarettes a day and got out of breath walking up stairs Doctors warned her blood pressure was so high she was at risk of a stroke
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 27, 2015 10:28
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