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Stress, a 'Type A' Personality May Boost Stroke Risk

Experts suggest the anger and hostility of a hard-driven personality could be to blame . . . Smoking or having smoked in the past also doubled the chances, the investigators found.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 30, 2012 12:27
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Brain shrinks, stroke risk rises in smokers

The three most common chemicals are carbon monoxide (car exhaust), tar (makes roads and blackens the lungs), and nicotine (used in bug spray). It is hard to imagine anyone wanting to contaminate their brains with these chemicals and poisons.
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added Aug 12, 2012 16:51
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Biological and psychological factors associated with smoking abstinence six years post-stroke

Intention of change, having the disruption criteria, and abstinence one year after stroke were predictors of abstinence at 6 years. An insular lesion in the acute phase of stroke does not determine the tobacco use status at six years.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 6, 2017 16:13
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Association of Secondhand Smoke With Stroke Outcomes

Individuals with previous stroke have 50% greater odds to have been exposed to SHS; SHS is associated with a 2-fold increase in mortality after stroke. This study highlights the importance of obtaining exposure to SHS history and counseling patients and t
Stroke
added Oct 21, 2016 20:19
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Secondhand smoke linked to higher risk of stroke

The increased risk of stroke that comes with smoking may extend to nonsmokers who live in the same household and breathe in secondhand smoke, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers found that never-smokers who had a stroke were nearly 50 percent more likely
Reuters
added Oct 21, 2016 20:15
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[Finland] Most fatal type of stroke declining along with smoking rates

The type of brain bleeding that causes the most lethal kind of stroke has declined substantially since 1998, possibly as a result of falling smoking rates, according to researchers in Finland. Bleeding in the space between the brain and the thin tissue c
Reuters
added Aug 18, 2016 19:17
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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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