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[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

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
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