Headlines Tagged with Stroke — 378 headlines found
Smoking pot in young adulthood does not seem to increase the risk of early stroke, but cigarette smoking does, according to a study of nearly 50,000 Swedish military conscripts. “Extensive tobacco smokers in late adolescence had a fivefold increased risk
Jan 3, 2017 Reuters
added Jan 6, 2017 00:45
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.
Aug 15, 2016 New York Times
added Aug 15, 2016 18:56
Meta-analysis of the Association Between Second-hand Smoke Exposure and Ischaemic Heart Diseases, COPD and Stroke
Overall, the effect sizes are comparable with previous findings in meta-analyses...The results indicate the high relevance of public health campaigns and legislation to protect non-smokers from the adverse health effects attributable to SHS exposure.
Feb 10, 2016 Medical Tribune
added Feb 10, 2016 14:24
30 members of the Tobacco Prevention and Control Coalition, which helped promote a new amendment to the city’s ordinance that was adopted Tuesday night banning smoking in all public places, including bars, restaurants and parks. Tristan said her daughter,
Dec 2, 2015 Mcallen (TX) Monitor
added Dec 2, 2015 07:32
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
Nov 19, 2015 Tobacco Control
added Nov 20, 2015 18:01
The horrifying consequences of smoking increasing the likelihood of blood clots and potential strokes is the focus of a new campaign from the Stroke Association UK.
Jun 16, 2015 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 16, 2015 17:16
[Germany] Impact of smoking and quitting on cardiovascular outcomes and risk advancement periods among older adults
Smoking is a strong risk factor for cardiovascular events even at older age. Smoking cessation is highly and rapidly beneficial also at advanced age.
Feb 21, 2013 European Journal of Epidemiology
added Feb 21, 2013 13:35
The Million Women Study was carried out between 1996 and 2001 and involved 1.3 million women who were recruited when they went for breast cancer screening. The study found that smokers over the age of 40 were three times more likely die from lung cancer,
Oct 31, 2012 EuroNews
added Oct 31, 2012 19:44
* The more stringent the laws, the better the health benefits, American researchers found * Hospital admissions for heart attacks fell by 15%, strokes by 16% and those for respiratory diseases such as asthma by 24%
Oct 30, 2012 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 31, 2012 18:50
[Sweden] Cannabis, Tobacco, Alcohol Use, and the Risk of Early Stroke / A Population-Based Cohort Study of 45 000 Swedish Men
We found no evident association between cannabis use in young adulthood and stroke, including strokes before 45 years of age. Tobacco smoking, however, showed a clear, dose–response shaped association with stroke.
Dec 27, 2016 Stroke
added Jan 2, 2017 18:38