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Smoking in cars carrying children will be illegal in England from October

The UK parliament has approved regulations that will make it illegal in England to smoke in cars that are carrying children.  
bmj.com
over 5 years ago
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What are the influencing factors of blood pressure?

My Professor asked on the first day of my semester "What are the influencing factors of blood pressure?" I only know a few and there are more. Correct me if I am wrong but I believe: Stress Smoking Alcohol Obesity Haemorrhage Heart disease High body temperature Can someone help me please?  
Keysha Mendoza
over 7 years ago
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Investigating hypertension

16 year old male, a secondary school student, arrives in the clinic and you find his blood pressure is 180/80. The history is unremarkable, no systemic symptoms or signs elicited (no headache, visual disturbance,chest pain, dizziness, collapse, urinary symptoms). The examination is normal. No significant previous medical history or family history of hypertension. He is not on any medications. He denies smoking or having taken illicit drugs. BMI is 25. What investigations are you going to order?  
James Wong
almost 7 years ago
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Opioids During Pregnancy Put Babies at Risk

Type of opioid, presence of smoking, and SSRI use increase risk  
medpagetoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Rise of waterpipe smoking

When we started investigating the waterpipe more than a decade ago,1 we knew that we were facing something that could have serious effects on global health. We did not know whether this was a passing fad or the full spectrum of risks the waterpipe poses to individuals and society.  
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over 5 years ago
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Impact of smoking and smoking cessation on cardiovascular events and mortality among older adults: meta-analysis of individual participant data from prospective cohort studies of the CHANCES consortium

Objective To investigate the impact of smoking and smoking cessation on cardiovascular mortality, acute coronary events, and stroke events in people aged 60 and older, and to calculate and report risk advancement periods for cardiovascular mortality in addition to traditional epidemiological relative risk measures.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 5 years ago
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Rise of waterpipe smoking

When we started investigating the waterpipe more than a decade ago,1 we knew that we were facing something that could have serious effects on global health. We did not know whether this was a passing fad or the full spectrum of risks the waterpipe poses to individuals and society.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 5 years ago
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Simultaneous drinking and smoking marijuana increases odds of drunk driving

Cannabis is the most commonly used drug among adults who drink, besides tobacco, yet no study has directly compared those who use cannabis and alcohol simultaneously, or at the exact same time...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Marijuana: The allergen you never knew existed

Growing up, you may have been given reasons for not smoking marijuana. What you may not have heard is that marijuana, like other pollen-bearing plants, is an allergen which can cause...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Smoking impairs treatment response in inflammatory back arthritis

Smoking impairs the response to biological drugs used to treat inflammatory arthritis affecting the lower back, known as axial spondyloarthritis, or AxSpA, for short, reveals research...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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New research finds smoking and mother's genetics combine to increase likelihood of twins

The presence of the single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) of gene TP53 may play crucial role in 'twinning' for mothers who smokeAfrican American mothers who smoke and...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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NIH-funded study uncovers molecular alterations in head and neck cancers

TCGA tumor genome sequencing analyses offer new insights into the effects of HPV and smoking, and find genomic similarities with other...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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More Americans die from smoking than previously thought

The number of Americans killed by smoking cigarettes is likely bigger than we thought because it may exclude many smokers who die from diseases not classed as caused by smoking.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Urgent action needed for long stay patients with severe mental heath problems suffering from lung disease

The rate of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a collection of mainly smoking-related lung diseases, could be substantially higher among people on long-stay psychiatric wards than...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Time to announce UV tanning 'causes' skin cancer, doctors urge

In 1964, the US Surgeon General announced that smoking caused cancer and was not merely linked to it. It is now time to do the same with UV tanning, urge doctors.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Gene variant linked to smoking longer, getting lung cancer sooner

Smokers with a specific genetic variation are more likely to keep smoking longer than those who don't have the gene variant, new research indicates.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Smokers underestimate risks of a few cigarettes: Survey shows that many live in 'denial' of the real risks

Many people still dangerously underestimate the health risks associated with smoking even a few cigarettes a day, despite decades of public health campaigning, French researchers have reported...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Smoking when pregnant increases cancer risk for daughters

A new study has found women who smoke when pregnant are putting their daughters at a greater risk of developing ovarian and breast cancer later in lifeA new study has...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Breastfeeding could reduce risk of mothers smoking again

A study has found that mothers who smoked during pregnancy were less likely to relapse into smoking again after giving birth if they were breastfeeding.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Tests reveal under-reported exposure to tobacco smoke among preemies with lung disease

Findings suggest high levels of false caregiver smoking reports or second-hand exposure in multi-unit housingPublic health experts have long known that tobacco smoke...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago