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[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
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Pre-stroke lifestyle tied to long term risk of more strokes, dementia

For stroke survivors, having high blood pressure, diabetes, low levels of good cholesterol or smoking earlier in life accounted for almost 40 percent of the risk for second strokes and 10 percent of risk for post-stroke dementia, according to the analysi
Reuters
added Jul 22, 2016 17:38
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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
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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
Circulation
added Sep 10, 2015 10:33
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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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U.S. Stroke Deaths Fell 30 Percent Over Past Decade

Other reasons for the decline may include reductions in smoking, improved cholesterol levels and better treatments for stroke patients.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 3, 2013 19:12
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200,000 Heart Disease, Stroke Deaths Could Be Prevented: CDC

- In 2010, more than 200,000 Americans under 75 died from heart disease and stroke that could have been prevented, health officials said Tuesday. Sadly, more than half of those who died were under 65, according to a new report released by the U.S. Center
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 7, 2013 14:47
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Female smokers at higher risk for hemorrhagic stroke

American Heart Association has released a new study in their journal Stroke, which reveals women are more susceptible to certain stroke-related risks that result from smoking. For the study, researchers analyzed data from over 80 studies worldwide from 1
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 26, 2013 06:34
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Women Smokers Face Increased Risk of Lethal Stroke: Review

Men and women who smoke face similar stroke risks, but female smokers may be at greater risk for a more deadly and less common type of stroke, according to a new study. Researchers examined data from more than 80 international studies published between 1
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 22, 2013 22:16
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[Australia] When a Smoker Strokes, Outcome Is Worse

* Explain that an Australian study found that current smokers at the time of a stroke were more likely to experience death, MI, or recurrent stroke over the next decade compared with never smokers. * Note that past smokers were also at higher risk of a
MedPage Today
added Oct 27, 2012 08:25
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