Headlines Tagged with Stroke — 379 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 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
Association Between Smoke-Free Legislation and Hospitalizations for Cardiac, Cerebrovascular, and Respiratory DiseasesClinical Perspective: A Meta-Analysis
Conclusions—Smoke-free legislation was associated with a lower risk of smoking-related cardiac, cerebrovascular, and respiratory diseases, with more comprehensive laws associated with greater changes in risk.
Sep 14, 2012 Circulation
added Nov 7, 2012 10:47
Significant cuts seen in heart attacks, strokes, asthma
Oct 29, 2012 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 2, 2012 15:42
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
Oct 25, 2012 Stroke
added Nov 1, 2012 13:57