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[UK] Serial killer Robert Black `died from a heart attack´

For 51 years, Black regularly smoked 25g of hand-rolled tobacco. He suffered a stroke 20 years earlier. The killer was convicted in the same Armagh courtroom in 2011 of sexually assaulting and murdering nine-year-old Co Antrim schoolgirl Jennifer Cardy
Press Association (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:22
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[New York] Cigarette Use and CHD & Stroke Risk

The most important finding of the study refutes the assumption that smoking only a couple cigarettes per day, as opposed to 20, has the same proportionate reduction in the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to Hackshaw. “One would intuitively thin
Physician's Weekly
added Nov 29, 2018 22:20
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Smoking cessation, weight gain, and risk of stroke among postmenopausal women [FREE FULL TEXT]

• Smoking cessation significantly reduced all stroke risk. • Smoking cessation significantly reduced ischemic stroke risk. • Smoking cessation was not significantly associated with hemorrhagic stroke risk. • Smoking cessation was associated with weigh
Preventive Medicine
added Nov 22, 2018 13:43
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Healthy Lifestyle Trumps Genes for Stroke Risk

Individuals following a healthy lifestyle had lower stroke risk regardless of genetic risk factors compared to those with unhealthier habits such as smoking and poor diet, according to results of a prospective study of men and women in the UK Biobank dat
MedPage Today
added Oct 27, 2018 18:05
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[Australia] The cause of death that has TRIPLED in just one year after an outbreak of a contagious virus - and the cities where people are most likely to be affected

Heart disease continued to the leading cause of death last year, followed by dementia, stroke, respiratory diseases and lung cancer....lung cancer often linked to smoking, was the fifth most common cause of death in 2017
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 28, 2018 03:10
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UK TO FALL SHORT OF UN TARGET FOR REDUCING PREMATURE DEATHS FROM CHRONIC DISEASE

Professor Majid Ezzati, from Imperial's School of Public Health, who led the study, said: "Non-communicable diseases are the main cause of premature death for most countries. "Poverty, uncontrolled marketing of alcohol and tobacco by multinational indus
CARE APPOINTMENTS (uk)
added Sep 21, 2018 18:30
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Smoking caused 2 trillion yen in damage in fiscal 2015: study

mainly in the form of treating cancer and other tobacco-related conditions, a health ministry survey showed. “Tobacco has various effects not only on people’s health but also all aspects of society,” said Ataru Igarashi, an associate professor of medical
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22
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Million Hearts 2022 / Small Steps Are Needed for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention [FREE FULL TEXT]

rates of ... cardiovascular disease (CVD) events have plateaued...the frustratingly slow rate of improving population-level measures of cardiovascular health...small but statistically significant reductions were observed in combustible tobacco use and phy
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Sep 7, 2018 02:28
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[UK] How your heart age is key to heart attack or stroke risk

Public Health England is urging people over 30 to take an online test to find out their heart age, which indicates if they are at increased risk of suffering a heart attack or a stroke...One year after quitting smoking, a person's risk of heart disease i
BBC Online
added Sep 4, 2018 19:33
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Childhood and Adulthood in Relation to Adult Mortality Among Never Smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

childhood secondhand smoke exposure, as well as adult secondhand smoke exposure, increase the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease death in adulthood. Consistent with previous studies, the results also show that adult secondhand smoke is meaningf
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Aug 20, 2018 16:04
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