Headlines Tagged with Stroke — 369 headlines found
Study authors stress that improved diet, quitting smoking can minimize the odds
Mar 19, 2013 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 19, 2013 22:56
Improvements in the fight against the 5 major causes of death, including new plans to tackle cardiovascular disease, could save 30,000 lives by 2020, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced today.
Mar 5, 2013 Department of Health (uk)
added Mar 5, 2013 10:11
[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
"We were able to show that the risk of smokers for cardiovascular diseases is more than twice that of non-smokers. However, former smokers are affected at almost the same low rate as people of the same age who never smoked," says Brenner. "Moreover, smok
Feb 20, 2013 EurekAlert
added Feb 20, 2013 17:23
Smoking pot may more than double your risk of stroke, according to a new study being presented here today at the International Stroke Conference.
Feb 7, 2013 Willits (CA) News
added Feb 10, 2013 10:58
People who survive a type of stroke called a subarachnoid hemorrhage still have a higher risk of death, particularly if they continue to smoke and do not keep their blood pressure and cholesterol levels low, a new study warns.
Jan 18, 2013 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 22, 2013 23:27
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
* The analysis included 45 studies covering 33 laws * Smoking bans also cut health care costs * Doctor: Smoke-free laws protect non-smokers too
Oct 29, 2012 USA Today
added Nov 13, 2012 05:09
Significant cuts seen in heart attacks, strokes, asthma
Oct 29, 2012 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 2, 2012 15:42