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Baseline Smoking Status and the Long-Term Risk of Death or Nonfatal Vascular Event in People with Stroke: A 10-Year Survival Analysis

Patients who smoked at the time of their stroke or had smoked before their stroke had greater risk of death or recurrent vascular events when compared with patients who were never smokers. There are benefits of smoking cessation, with ex-smokers appearing
added Nov 1, 2012 13:57

[Europe] Women die of smoking too

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,
added Oct 31, 2012 19:44

[Minnesota] Smoking bans really do slash heart attacks and strokes, largest ever study finds

* 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%
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 31, 2012 18:50

[Australia] When a Smoker Strokes, Outcome Is Worse

* Explain that an Australian study found that current smokers at the time of a stroke were more likely to experience death, MI, or recurrent stroke over the next decade compared with never smokers. * Note that past smokers were also at higher risk of a
MedPage Today
added Oct 27, 2012 08:25

Smokers at Higher Risk of Another Stroke: Study

Quitting before brain attack occurs cuts chances of second stroke, heart attack or death
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 25, 2012 17:36

[Canada] Smoking Leads To Poor Memory In Stroke Patients

Smokers have a harder time solving problems and making decisions after having a stroke than non-smokers, according to a study which was presented at the Canadian Stroke Congress.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Oct 2, 2012 18:08
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[Canada] Smoking clouds the brain after stroke

Memory, thinking, decision-making affected by tobacco use
added Oct 2, 2012 17:18

Study of cigarette and waterpipe tobacco smoking shows knowledge gap in perceived health risks

People who smoke both cigarettes and waterpipes - dual users - lack sufficient knowledge about the risks of tobacco smoking and are at considerable risk for dependence and tobacco-related diseases, such as cancer, heart disease and stroke later in life, a
added Sep 27, 2012 13:17

[Korea - South] 'Smokers Three Times More Likely to Suffer Stroke'

A research team at Seoul National University Hospital said on Friday that its analysis of 426 patients shows that smokers were two-point-eight times more likely to suffer subarachnoid hemorrhages than nonsmokers.
Korea Broadcasting System (KBS World Radio) (kr)
added Sep 22, 2012 08:51

[Italy] Smoking After Stroke Triples Risk of Death Within Year: Study

The sooner patients resumed habit after leaving hospital, the worse they fared
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 31, 2012 17:42
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