Headlines Tagged with Stroke — 376 headlines found
* Compared with nonsmokers, the excess risk of stroke is at least as great among women who smoke compared with men who smoke. * Compared with never smokers, the beneficial effects of quitting smoking on stroke risk were similar between the sexes.
Aug 22, 2013 MedPage Today
added Aug 23, 2013 08:54
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
Aug 22, 2013 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 22, 2013 22:16
The Effect of Tobacco Control Measures during a Period of Rising Cardiovascular Disease Risk in India: A Mathematical Model of Myocardial Infarction and Stroke
Smoke-free laws and substantially increased tobacco taxation appear to be markedly potent population measures to avert future cardiovascular deaths in India. Despite the rise in co-morbid cardiovascular disease risk factors like hyperlipidemia and hyperte
Jul 11, 2013 PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jul 11, 2013 07:27
Smoking increases the risk of heart disease and stroke by five-fold in people under the age of 50 and doubles risk in the over-60s. The protection of children and adolescents from taking up smoking is essential to the future health of Europeans and strong
May 31, 2013 European Society of Cardiology
added Jun 4, 2013 02:02
THE number of stroke cases in Australia has fallen in the past 20 years despite the ageing of the population, according to research led by the University of Adelaide. This is good news for Australians, says chief investigator Professor Jonathan Newbury.
May 16, 2013 Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added May 16, 2013 03:38
According to the American Lung Association, the average retail price of a pack of cigarettes in the U.S. is $5.51. However, the cost to society and state economy averages to more than $18 per pack.1 It is estimated that in 2004, smoking cost the U.S. over
May 7, 2013 CardioSource (American College of Cardiology)
added May 7, 2013 14:42
Adults as young as 35 are susceptible to declines in brain function as a result of cardiovascular risk factors, like smoking or being overweight, a new study published in the journal Stroke revealed.
May 3, 2013 Fox News
added May 4, 2013 12:52
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