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Smoking, being overweight, decreases brain function even in younger adults

Adults as young as 35 are susceptible to declines in brain function as a result of cardiovascular risk factors, like smoking or being overweight, a new study published in the journal Stroke revealed.
Fox News
added May 4, 2013 12:52
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[Finland] Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed

Strokes characterized by bleeding inside the lining of the brain are more common among smokers, especially women, researchers report. These serious strokes -- called subarachnoid hemorrhages -- are eight times more common among women who smoke more than
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 21, 2016 22:42
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[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
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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
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[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
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[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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[Singapore] Malays most unhealthy group

In Singapore, smokers make up almost a quarter of heart attack and stroke sufferers. Mr Sukandar Kastam, 49, was diagnosed with diabetes when he was only 25 years old. He has been on dialysis for the past six years. He used to weigh 120kg but has since l
AsiaOne (sg)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:33
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[New Zealand] Cigarette branding: time to act - the choice is plain

The Stroke Foundation is today backing the Cancer Society and Smokefree Coalition who are making oral submissions to the Health Select Committee in support of proposed legislation to remove of all branding from tobacco products
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Apr 16, 2014 10:42
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[Montana] Smoking increases stroke risk by up to four times

The health benefits of quitting smoking begin immediately. The Montana Tobacco Quit Line provides coaching and other support to help Montana residents stop using commercial tobacco. Help is free at 1-800-QUIT-NOW or 1-800-784-8669.
Sidney (MT) Herald-Leader
added Dec 4, 2013 02:47
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Association Between Smoke-Free Legislation and Hospitalizations for Cardiac, Cerebrovascular, and Respiratory DiseasesClinical Perspective: A Meta-Analysis

Conclusions—Smoke-free legislation was associated with a lower risk of smoking-related cardiac, cerebrovascular, and respiratory diseases, with more comprehensive laws associated with greater changes in risk.
Circulation
added Nov 7, 2012 10:47
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