Huge US study published in the Lancet finds risk of heart disease linked to smoking is 25% higher for women. Toxic chemicals in tobacco smoke may have a more potent effect on women due to biological differences, scientists believe.
Smoking is more likely to give women heart disease than men, a study has found.
People with heart diseases who are not taking their daily aspirin dose are at an increased risk of heart attack. A new study suggests that stopping the daily dose of aspirin raises heart attack risk by nearly two-thirds.
Researchers said in the British Medical Journal that against medical advice, up to half of long-term [...]
The majority of countries are doing nothing or are not doing enough to reduce smoking rates, the World Health Organization (WHO) said this week. The WHO said it was encouraged that more than one billion people in 19 countries are now covered by laws that require large, graphic health warnings on packages of tobacco, nearly [...]
European Brand of Chantix “Quit Smoking Drug” linked to heart risk
There were more than 950,000 prescriptions of the drug in England last year
A drug, varenicline (Chantix) used by smokers to help them quit increases the risk of heart attacks and other serious cardiovascular problems, research says.
An international team reviewed studies involving more [...]
Leflunomide, a drug commonly used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, may also inhibit the growth of malignant melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer, according to new research led by the University of East Anglia (UAE) in the UK and Children’s Hospital Boston in the US.
You can read how UAE researchers [...]