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Gum disease linked to breast cancer risk in older women

Middle-aged and older women with gum disease are slightly more likely than those without gum problems to develop breast cancer, suggests a new study. The risk increase was most pronounced for women with gum disease who smoked cigarettes or had quit withi
added Dec 22, 2015 04:55

Study Suggests Link Between Gum Disease, Breast Cancer Risk

Gum disease might increase the risk for breast cancer among postmenopausal women, particularly those who smoke, a new study suggests. Women with gum disease appeared to have a 14 percent overall increased risk for breast cancer, compared to women without
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 22, 2015 04:48
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Indonesia Sees Rising Number of Smokers among Female Teenagers

National Social Economic Survey (Susenas) and the Basic Health Research (Riskesdas) agencies revealed that the level of cigarette consumption by female teenagers have increased ten-fold over the last two decades. Among male teenagers, the amount of tobacc
Tempo (id)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:14
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Active and secondhand smoking both linked to early menopause: Behind the Headlines

More surprising is that high levels of secondhand smoke exposure may also have a similar effect. This is a big study with a lot of detailed information about smoking and fertility. But it has some important limitations. It uses quite old data taken from
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Dec 16, 2015 17:44

Even PASSIVE smoking may raise the risk of infertility by 20% and bring forward the menopause by 2 YEARS

People who are exposed to high levels of tobacco - either through smoking themselves or passively - can experience menopause one or two years earlier than those who have never smoked or been exposed to passive smoking. Current or former smokers were fou
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 16, 2015 05:45
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Smoking 'linked to earlier menopause'

to experience the menopause earlier, a study suggests. The report, involving 79,000 women, showed those who smoked from the age of 15 went through the menopause on average 21 months earlier than women who did not smoke.
BBC Online
added Dec 16, 2015 05:20
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Smoking linked to earlier menopause and increased risk of infertility by new study

Smoking and living with heavy smokers brings on the change quicker before the age of 50 than non-smokers. And one of the largest studies of its kind found an increased risk of infertility. Current or former smoking was associated with a 14 per cent gre
The Mirror (uk)
added Dec 16, 2015 05:11

Active, Passive Smoking Tied to Infertility, Early Menopause: Study

Smoking and being exposed to secondhand smoke may trigger early menopause and infertility in women, a new study suggests. Other research has linked smoking with higher rates of infertility and perhaps earlier menopause. However, "secondhand smoke is less
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 16, 2015 05:10

Secondhand Smoke Tied to Infertility Risk

Women who were active smokers, or had high exposure to secondhand smoke, had a greater risk of infertility and a higher likelihood of experiencing natural menopause before age 50, according to a secondary analysis of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI).
MedPage Today
added Dec 16, 2015 05:09
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Associations between lifetime tobacco exposure with infertility and age at natural menopause: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study

Conclusions Active smoking and SHS exposure are associated with increased risk of infertility and natural menopause occurring before the age of 50 years.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 16, 2015 05:07
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