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[Sweden] Discontinuation of Smokeless Tobacco and Mortality Risk after Myocardial Infarction

Conclusions—In this study, discontinuation of snus use post-MI was associated with a nearly halved mortality risk, similar to the benefit associated with smoking cessation. These observations suggest that the use of snus post-MI should be discouraged.
Circulation
added Jul 5, 2014 19:26
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[Sweden] Quitting Smokeless Tobacco May Boost Survival After Heart Attack

suggests that heart attack patients who stop using snus -- a specific type of moist chewing tobacco that is popular in Sweden -- could greatly reduce their risk of dying within a couple years. The findings don't directly prove that stopping the use of th
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 23, 2014 21:26
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[Sweden] Early Menopause Linked to Heart Failure Risk in Swedish Study

Early menopause may increase a woman's risk for heart failure later in life, especially if she is a smoker, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from more than 22,000 older women in Sweden. Those who experienced early menopause (ages 40 to 45)
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2014 17:42
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[Sweden] Minecraft 'Fear Clinic' does battle with smoking

Swedish youth attempting to quit smoking shouldn't be afraid of the virtual "Fear Clinic" in Minecraft. It's there to help.
CNET News.com
added Mar 5, 2014 17:22
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[Europe, Sweden, UK] Row smouldering in Brussels over e-cigarettes

In spite of such health concerns the evidence seems to be that e-cigarettes and snus are much less dangerous than smoking tobacco. But if Britain adopts the EU approach of banning both alternatives, it seems as if it will, ironically, be contributing to
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Mar 4, 2014 11:14
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[Europe, Sweden, UK] LETTER: Nicotine illogic ($$)

Sir, I am at a loss to explain the attitudes of the EU and the BMA in ignoring the evidence of success in Sweden in delivering small doses of nicotine by mouth and the consequent hostility towards
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 4, 2014 10:12
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[Sweden] Quitting smoking may lower long-term cataract risk

Researchers followed nearly 45,000 Swedish men and found a gradual drop in cataract risk among former smokers - 20 years after quitting, their risk had fallen by about half.
Reuters
added Jan 8, 2014 06:30
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[Sweden] BAL findings boost non-smoking COPD distinction

Research shows that smoking status, and not airway obstruction, determines the distribution of T cell subsets in bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The researchers, led by Helena Forsslund (Karolin
MedWire News (uk)
added Dec 2, 2013 14:41
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[Sweden] Distribution of T cell subsets in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of patients with mild to moderate COPD is dependent on current smoking status and not airway obstruction

Current smoking status has a greater impact than airway obstruction on the distribution of T cell subsets in BAL of patients with mild to moderate COPD. This must be considered when the role of T cells in COPD is evaluated. Our results stress the importan
Chest
added Dec 2, 2013 14:42
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[Europe, Sweden] LETTER: STIMSON/BATES: Safer than cigarettes but still banned

European Parliament is likely to vote to maintain the 1992 ban on selling this product outside Sweden, perpetuating a 20-year unscientific, unethical and lethal error.
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 8, 2013 14:42
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