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Stress, a 'Type A' Personality May Boost Stroke Risk

Experts suggest the anger and hostility of a hard-driven personality could be to blame . . . Smoking or having smoked in the past also doubled the chances, the investigators found.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 30, 2012 12:27

[Italy] Smoking After Stroke Increases Death Risk Three-fold

A new study, presented at ESC Congress 2012 by Professor Furio Colivicchi from San Filippo Neri Hospital, patients who continue smoking after a stroke have a three times higher chance of death. Research also suggests that the earlier patients start smoki
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 29, 2012 20:14

[Italy] Smoking after stroke increases death risk by three-fold

Patients who resume smoking after a stroke increase their risk of death by three-fold, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2012 by Professor Furio Colivicchi from San Filippo Neri Hospital. The researchers also found that the earlier patients
European Society of Cardiology
added Aug 27, 2012 14:17

Brain shrinks, stroke risk rises in smokers

The three most common chemicals are carbon monoxide (car exhaust), tar (makes roads and blackens the lungs), and nicotine (used in bug spray). It is hard to imagine anyone wanting to contaminate their brains with these chemicals and poisons.
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added Aug 12, 2012 16:51

Secondhand smoke exposure predicted chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other tobacco related mortality in a 17-years cohort study in China

Conclusions: This study has shown dose response relationships between SHS and major tobacco related mortality, and provided new evidence to support causation for COPD and ischemic stroke.
added Jun 14, 2012 21:25

[Australia, Finland] Smoking parents doom kids

Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added May 24, 2012 10:38
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Air Pollution Sickens Seniors

MedPage Today
added Apr 24, 2012 15:10

50% Indian smokers don’t know it can kill

Hindustan Times (in)
added Apr 21, 2012 00:00

138m Indian smokers unaware that puff causes stroke

Times of India
added Apr 21, 2012 00:00
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Significant gaps in public awareness about cardiovascular risks from tobacco use, secondhand smoke

New study presented at the World Congress of Cardiology organized by the World Heart Federation
added Apr 21, 2012 00:00
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