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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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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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[Finland] Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed

Strokes characterized by bleeding inside the lining of the brain are more common among smokers, especially women, researchers report. These serious strokes -- called subarachnoid hemorrhages -- are eight times more common among women who smoke more than
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 21, 2016 22:42
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[USA] Family Trajectories and the Higher Cardiovascular Risk of American Women Relative to Women in 13 European Countries.

. Being a lone working mother predicted a higher risk of heart disease, stroke, and smoking among American women, and smoking for European women.
American Journal of Public Health
added Jun 18, 2016 16:18
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