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[Sweden] Smoking while pregnant could increase risk of your grandchildren being asthmatic decades later if their mothers avoid the habit

A Swedish study found that sins of the grandmother can skip a generation Smoking is a factor known to affect the activity, or 'expression', of genes The risk of their grandchildren having asthma was raised by 10% to 22% Rates of childhood asthma have i
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 29, 2015 21:40

[Sweden] Kids May Be More Likely to Get Asthma if Grandma Smoked While Pregnant: Study

Children whose grandmothers smoked during pregnancy are at increased risk for asthma, even if their own mothers did not smoke...included more than 66,000 grandchildren and nearly 45,000 grandmothers in Sweden...may help explain why there has been a sharp
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 29, 2015 13:01

[Sweden] Smoking in patients with multiple sclerosis—is it ever too late to quit?

Smokers who are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) might be able to improve their prognosis by giving up cigarettes, according to new data from Sweden, reported in JAMA Neurology. “We already knew that smoking—and passive smoking—increases the risk o
added Sep 29, 2015 10:30

[Sweden] MS Progress Seems to Skyrocket Among Smokers

Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) who continued to smoke saw a faster time to conversion to secondary progressive MS (SPMS), according to a cross-sectional study. Each additional year of smoking accelerated the time to conversion to SPMS and disabili
MedPage Today
added Sep 11, 2015 08:27

[Europe, Sweden] NOCERA: Lowering a Tobacco Tax to Save Lives

Countries use tax policy all the time to affect behavior. Using tax policy to move people from cigarettes to e-cigarettes would, to be blunt, save lives. The e-cigarette has the potential to be the greatest tobacco cessation device ever invented.
New York Times
added Aug 18, 2015 03:57

[Sweden] Smoking, Early Menopause May Shorten Life Span: Study

Smoking and early menopause are a dangerous combination that might shorten life span, a new Swedish study warns. Researchers analyzed data from more than 25,000 Swedish women who were followed for 16 years. Almost 6,000 women died in that period, and the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 5, 2015 13:04

[Sweden] Swedish study reveals combined effects of smoking and early menopause on overall mortality

Women may now have yet another reason to quit smoking given the results of a new study that is being reported online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). The Swedish study involving 25,474 women is the first to
added Aug 5, 2015 07:50

[Sweden] Job Stress Might Make You Sick, Study Says

Researchers analyzed data from nearly 12,000 workers in Sweden....Workers with demanding jobs, high job strain and little social support at work were at greater...Smoking was a significant risk factor for mental health sick leave, but alcohol use was not.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 30, 2015 14:37

[Sweden, USA] UPDATE 1-Swedish Match remains hopeful on U.S. wet snuff status

Swedish Match expects U.S. regulators to decide in the coming months whether it can market its wet snuff product in the United States with a lower health risk label. The Swedish company is looking across the Atlantic for the next big market for its snus
added Jul 17, 2015 11:49
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[Sweden, UK] Men who live to 100 healthier than women: Male centenarians found to be less affected by serious illnesses

Another surprising finding was that six per cent of centenarians are still smoking after having received a telegram from the Queen... More women had been smokers during their lifetime 85 per cent of women compared to 61 per cent of men.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 22, 2015 07:40
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