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Childhood exposure to secondhand smoke increases risk of COPD death in adulthood

2 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

A new study suggests that long-term exposure to secondhand smoke during childhood increases the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease death in adulthood.
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Long-term Exposure to Secondhand Smoke May Up COPD Death Risk

Long-term Exposure to Secondhand Smoke May Up COPD Death Risk

2 monthes ago   |   By Medindia Health

Childhood exposure to passive smoking or secondhand smoke may increase chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and death risk in adulthood.
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Aging: Driving Force Behind Alarming Diabetes Epidemic in Guatemala

Aging: Driving Force Behind Alarming Diabetes Epidemic in Guatemala

2 monthes ago   |   By Medindia Health

The diabetes epidemic in Guatemala is worse than previously thought: more than 25 percent of its indigenous people, who make up 60 percent of the population, suffer from type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes.
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Risk factor modification can reduce, eliminate excess mortality, CVD risk in type 2 diabetes

2 monthes ago   |   By Healio

Aidin Rawshani
Swedish adults with type 2 diabetes with five selected risk factor variables within the target range had only marginally higher risks for death, stroke and myocardial infarction vs. the overall population without diabetes, although excess risk for hospitalization for heart failure persisted, according to findings published in The New England Journal of Medicine.
“The extent to which the excess risk associated with type 2 diabetes may be mitigated, or potentially eliminated, by contemporary evidence-based treatment and multifactorial risk-factor modification is unclear,”
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Weight gain after smoking cessation increases risk for type 2 diabetes

2 monthes ago   |   By Healio

Qi Sun
Men and women who gain weight in the 5 to 7 years after quitting smoking experience a short-term, increased risk for type 2 diabetes vs. current smokers and those who do not gain weight after smoking cessation, according to findings published in The New England Journal of Medicine.
“Weight gain after quitting smoking may lead to a temporarily increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, although the long-term substantial reduction in cardiovascular or total mortality is sustained regardless of weight gain after quitting,” Qi Sun, MD, PhD, associate professor in the
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What is hyperemesis gravidarum? The extreme morning sickness that Kate...

What is hyperemesis gravidarum? The extreme morning sickness that Kate Middleton suffered from

Kate suffered from hyperemesis gravidarum with all three pregnancies and Amy Schumer said she is in hospital with the same thing Read more ...

FDA to Limit Flavored E-Cigarettes, Ban Menthol

FDA to Limit Flavored E-Cigarettes, Ban Menthol

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that it will limit or ban access to flavored e-cigarettes, menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. Read more ...

Tick-Borne Diseases Set U.S. Record in 2017

Tick-Borne Diseases Set U.S. Record in 2017

The 2017 increase mirrors a rise in tick-borne diseases reported in the United States. Between 2004 and 2016, the number of cases doubled, and researchers discovered seven new... Read more ...

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

About half of teens who smoke cigarettes choose menthols and flavored e-cigarettes have been blamed for a recent increase in teen vaping rates. Read more ...

Women in the arts and men in construction have the highest suicide risks...

Women in the arts and men in construction have the highest suicide risks, new CDC data show

Women who work in public-facing creative fields like entertainment and the arts and men who work in construction - where they have 'access to lethal means' are at higher... Read more ...

Patients may be getting turned away from surgery until their painful disease...

Patients may be getting turned away from surgery until their painful disease becomes bad enough to operate on

Wales' only endometriosis centre is inadequately funded and is turning complex cases away because 'it cannot cope with demand' Read more ...

If You Want to Lose Weight and Keep It Off, a New Study Suggests Going Low-Carb

If You Want to Lose Weight and Keep It Off, a New Study Suggests Going Low-Carb

Carbs seem to be so controversial: some people swear by eating them to boost energy and help them lose weight , while others eschew them almost entirely to get their body into... Read more ...

What can be done to address the number of suicides carried out with pesticides?

What can be done to address the number of suicides carried out with pesticides?

According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, roughly 45,000 Americans take their own lives every single year, making suicide the tenth leading cause of death in... Read more ...

Walking Can Help Burn Belly Fat, but Only If You Follow This Trainer's Advice

Walking Can Help Burn Belly Fat, but Only If You Follow This Trainer's Advice

If you think there's no point in exercising if you can't crush it in the gym for an hour, think again. Doing 30 minutes of aerobic activity like walking can help burn belly fat... Read more ...

Toxic chemicals are affecting aquatic ecosystems even at surprisingly low...

Toxic chemicals are affecting aquatic ecosystems even at surprisingly low concentrations, study finds

Toxic chemicals - such as fungicides and antidepressants - entering waterways and aquatic ecosystems may cause adverse behavioral changes in aquatic animals even at relatively... Read more ...