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[Asia-pacific] Smoking rate for Japanese men falls below 30% for first time

Behind the drop were various factors, including an aging population, growing awareness about the health risks associated with smoking, tighter smoking-related regulations, and tax and price hikes, the company said. The smoking rate for women rose 0.1 po
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:37
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Slight increase in women smokers

The prevalence of smoking among Japan’s adult population fell from 19.9 percent in May 2015 to 19.3 percent in May 2016, according to Japan Tobacco Inc.’s annual survey. Smoking among men fell from 31.0 percent to 29.7 percent, while smoking among women
Tobacco Reporter
added Jul 28, 2016 16:55
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Quitting Smoking While Pregnant: What Works

Use of nicotine patches or the drug Zyban helps pregnant women quit smoking before and after they give birth, a new study says. "In public health terms, these results are significant because one in five pregnant women smokes," said study author Anick Be
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 28, 2016 15:49
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Smoking raises brain-lining hemorrhage risk more for women

Smokers, especially female smokers, have a higher risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage - bleeding inside the lining of the brain – compared with nonsmokers, according to a new study. Based on previous studies, smoking seems to account for at least one third o
Reuters
added Jul 28, 2016 13:21
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Later Start, Finish to Menstruation May Extend Women's Lives

The study also found that two unhealthy factors -- smoking and diabetes -- were less likely in women whose periods began later and ended later. "Factors such as smoking can damage the cardiovascular system and ovaries, which can result in earlier menopa
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 27, 2016 21:06
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[Asia, India] 'Women in Indore slums use tobacco to tackle workload, hunger'

found that around 35% women in urban slums of Indore consume tobacco in varied forms, with 25.14% consuming tobacco to suppress hunger and increase productivity at workplace. With a sample size of 1,000, the MPVHA survey was conducted after speaking to wo
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jul 27, 2016 15:05
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[UK] Big cuts to York stop-smoking services are confirmed

Senior councillor Carol Runciman approved a new plan for York’s stop smoking services on Monday, reducing help for everyone except pregnant women and people on low incomes. Cllr Runciman had been asked to rubber-stamp an outline for the new services, re
York Press (uk)
added Jul 27, 2016 12:54
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Sex, Smoking, and Risk for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions—Smoking has a dose-dependent and cumulative association with SAH risk, and this risk is highest in female heavy smokers. Vulnerability to smoking seems to explain in part the increased SAH risk in women.
Stroke
added Jul 27, 2016 12:52
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[Finland, UK] Social smoking could be deadly: Even that occasional cigarette 'TRIPLES your risk of brain hemorrhage'

Though the risk increased with the number of cigarettes smoked a day, occasional smoking still carried a significant risk. Women who smoked just one a day tripled their risk of brain bleeds compared to non-smokers.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 27, 2016 03:02
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Quitting smoking during the second half of the menstrual cycle may help women kick the habit

studied a group of women who wanted to quit smoking. They used a special type of MRI, called functional MRI (fMRI) to follow the activity in the parts of the brain that help control addictive behavior and tracked this activity throughout the course of the
Harvard Health Publications
added Jul 25, 2016 15:20
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