Taking a specific form of a vitamin E supplement can accelerate the health benefits that occur when people quit smoking, new research suggests. In the small study, improvement in blood vessel function associated with the ...
Health Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Smokers who quit when they are young adults can live almost as long as people who never smoked, groundbreaking new research has found.
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A medication being tested to help smokers kick the habit also may help avoid the weight gain that is common after quitting but only in women, according to a study published in the December issue of Biological Psychiatry. This i ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 10, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The American Cancer Society launches its annual Great American Smokeout event Thursday as anti-smoking advocates push to reverse a slowdown in the decline of tobacco use in the United States.
Addiction Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Smokers are costing the UK economy £1.4 billion by taking an average of two or three days more sick leave per year than their non-smoking colleagues, a new study has revealed.
Addiction Nov 01, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Women can add nine years to their lives by quitting smoking before the age of 40 but still face a 20-percent higher death rate than those who never smoked, a study said Saturday.
Addiction Oct 27, 2012 | 3.6 / 5 (5) | 3
Women who go into early menopause are twice as likely to suffer from coronary heart disease and stroke, new Johns Hopkins-led research suggests.
Cardiology Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Living a healthy lifestyle into old age can add five years to women's lives and six years to men's, finds a study from Sweden published in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Aug 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day doubles the risk of a potentially fatal brain bleed as a result of a burst aneurysm, finds research published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
When shopping for dad's Father's Day gift, consider what he gave you when you were conceived. If he smoked, your genes are likely damaged, and your odds for diseases increased. A report in the FASEB Journal shows that men wh ...
Medical research Jun 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The same gene variations that make it difficult to stop smoking also increase the likelihood that heavy smokers will respond to nicotine-replacement therapy and drugs that thwart cravings, a new study shows.
Genetics May 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
University of Missouri researchers have found evidence that shows those who quit smoking show improvements in their overall personality.
Health Sep 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Resistance training, or weight lifting, can do more than just build muscle: it may also help smokers kick the habit, say researchers from The Miriam Hospital's Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine.
Addiction Aug 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |
Over half of all Alzheimer's disease cases could potentially be prevented through lifestyle changes and treatment or prevention of chronic medical conditions, according to a study led by Deborah Barnes, PhD, a mental health ...
Neuroscience Jul 19, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Pregnant women are advised not to smoke during pregnancy because it can harm the baby's lungs and lead to wheezing and asthma, among other problems. If a woman absolutely can't kick the habit, taking vitamin C during pregnancy ...
Pediatrics May 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0