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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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[UK] Are you an occasional 'party smoker'? Why you need to stop telling yourself that it's a harmless habit

Last month a study of more than 65,000 people found those who puffed on 20 cigarettes a day had a high risk of developing a common and deadly type of stroke caused by a brain bleed. But so, too, did those who smoked between one and ten. The results, pu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 16, 2016 13:21
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[Asia] China Faces a Surge in Cardiovascular Disease, Study Finds

an epidemic of cardiovascular disease that will probably worsen over the next two decades...Smoking is also widespread...More than half of Chinese men still smoke. Cardiovascular illnesses are now the leading cause of death in China.
New York Times
added Aug 15, 2016 18:56
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[Finland] Incidence of subarachnoid hemorrhage is decreasing together with decreasing smoking rates

Conclusions: The incidence of SAH seems to be decreasing. This tendency may be coupled with changes in smoking rates. The incidence of SAH in Finland is similar to other Nordic countries.
Neurology
added Aug 18, 2016 19:19
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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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Smoking raises brain-lining hemorrhage risk more for women

Smokers, especially female smokers, have a higher risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage - bleeding inside the lining of the brain – compared with nonsmokers, according to a new study. Based on previous studies, smoking seems to account for at least one third o
Reuters
added Jul 28, 2016 13:21
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[Finland, UK] Social smoking could be deadly: Even that occasional cigarette 'TRIPLES your risk of brain hemorrhage'

Though the risk increased with the number of cigarettes smoked a day, occasional smoking still carried a significant risk. Women who smoked just one a day tripled their risk of brain bleeds compared to non-smokers.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 27, 2016 03:02
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[Finland] Heavy Smoking Linked to Brain Bleed Risk

Female sex has been considered to be an independent risk factor for subarachnoid bleeds, but the new findings suggest that smoking -- especially heavy smoking -- explains this increase in risk, wrote Joni Valdemar Lindbohm, MD, of the University of Helsi
MedPage Today
added Jul 25, 2016 15:05
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Social Smokers Face Real Risks Too

Still, the findings suggest that smoking may be playing a role in contributing to brain bleeding, especially in women, and that people who smoke in any amount should be aware of the heightened danger.
TIME Magazine
added Jul 23, 2016 00:28
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Sex, Smoking, and Risk for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions—Smoking has a dose-dependent and cumulative association with SAH risk, and this risk is highest in female heavy smokers. Vulnerability to smoking seems to explain in part the increased SAH risk in women.
Stroke
added Jul 27, 2016 12:52
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