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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

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

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

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

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

[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

Smokers at Higher Risk of Another Stroke: Study

Quitting before brain attack occurs cuts chances of second stroke, heart attack or death
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 25, 2012 17:36

[Korea - South] 'Smokers Three Times More Likely to Suffer Stroke'

A research team at Seoul National University Hospital said on Friday that its analysis of 426 patients shows that smokers were two-point-eight times more likely to suffer subarachnoid hemorrhages than nonsmokers.
Korea Broadcasting System (KBS World Radio) (kr)
added Sep 22, 2012 08:51

[Italy] Smoking After Stroke Triples Risk of Death Within Year: Study

The sooner patients resumed habit after leaving hospital, the worse they fared
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 31, 2012 17:42

Drug Aimed at Inflammation May Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Cancer

Canakinumab, drug that fights inflammation, can reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes in people who have already had a heart attack, a new study finds....might reduce cancer risk in former smokers.
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2017 21:45
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