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Tobacco: What You Don't Know Can Kill You

But many people do not know that it can also cause heart disease and stroke. That information comes from World Health Organization (WHO) officials in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO marked May 31 as World No Tobacco Day. The WHO’s 2018 campaign focuses on t
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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Vaping flavoured e-cigarettes 'leads to heart disease, strokes and heart attacks', scientists warn

A new study by researchers from Boston University has revealed that the flavour additives using in e-cigarettes can impair blood vessel function, and inhaling them can lead to heart damage
The Mirror (uk)
added Jun 16, 2018 12:02
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Second-hand smoke exposes Thais to health risks

ABOUT 17.3 million Thais are victims of second-hand smoking at home, with a prolonged daily exposure of 30 minutes imposing a greater risk of cardiovascular problems and strokes, Dr Prakit Vathesatogkit, head of Action on Smoking and Health Foundation sa
The Nation (th)
added May 21, 2018 23:47
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Smoking and Risk of Ischemic Stroke in Young Men

We found a strong dose–response relationship between the number of cigarettes smoked daily and ischemic stroke among young men. Although complete smoking cessation is the goal, even smoking fewer cigarettes may reduce the risk of ischemic stroke in young
Stroke
added May 11, 2018 20:39
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Even young men who smoke have increased stroke risk

Young men who smoke are more likely to have a stroke before age 50 than their peers who avoid tobacco, a small study suggests. Smoking has long been linked to an increased risk of stroke in older adults, but research to date examining this connection in
Reuters
added May 11, 2018 02:36
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The five golden rules that can extend a woman's life by 14 years: Not smoking and a healthy diet are among the lifestyle steps suggested by experts

Researchers studied 34 years of data from women and 27 years of data from men involved in two large national US health surveys. Those who followed all five steps were 74 per cent less likely to die during this period than participants who didn’t stick to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:50
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Smoking and Risk of Ischemic Stroke in Young Men [Brief Report]

We found a strong dose–response relationship between the number of cigarettes smoked daily and ischemic stroke among young men. Although complete smoking cessation is the goal, even smoking fewer cigarettes may reduce the risk of ischemic stroke in young
Stroke
added Apr 25, 2018 19:50
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For men under 50, the more cigarettes smoked, the higher the stroke risk

Men under 50 years old who smoke are 88 percent more likely to have a stroke than men who never smoked — and the number of cigarettes a day can move that risk up or down, according to new research. The study, published Thursday in the American Heart Ass
Philadelphia (PA) Tribune
added Apr 25, 2018 17:06
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As Younger Men's Smoking Rises, So Does Their Stroke Risk

And the more they smoke, the greater their stroke risk, reported the University of Maryland investigators..."We found that men who smoked were 88 percent more likely to have a stroke than men who never smoked," said lead researcher Janina Markidan, a univ
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 19, 2018 17:37
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[California] Smoking Cessation Therapies Do Not Raise Cardiovascular Risk

Despite the proven efficacy of smoking cessation medications, some doctors hesitate to prescribe them because of suspected side effects such as heart attack and stroke. A new, large-scale study led by UC San Francisco may help allay these concerns. It fo
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Apr 17, 2018 10:01
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