Navigation Links
Passive Smoking A Health Hazard Unnoticed

Being surrounded by smokers in public may be more damaging for your health that you might think say researchers , according to a new study that shows // there may be a greater risk posed to non-smokers from passive smoke or second-hand smoke in public than previous research has shown.

Although past research has focused on studying the health risks of cohabitating with a smoker, researchers say this is the first study to examine the risks of additional exposure, including at work, bars or restaurants where smoking is allowed.

Researchers sampled nearly 5,000 British men and examined the correlation between their blood cotinine levels, a by-product of nicotine, and the risk of coronary heart disease. The data shows higher blood cotinine levels in non-smokers increased their risk of coronary heart disease by up to 60 percent. Past studies placed that number at 30 percent, leading researchers to believe that the risks of passive smoking may have been underestimated.

Thus researchers say their results show evidence, suggesting that exposure to passive smoking is a public health hazard and should be minimized .
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Passive smoking affects respiratory system
2. Passive smoking may be harmless
3. Passive Cigarette Smoking Increases Isoprostane Formation
4. Passive Smoking Makes Kids Prone To Respiratory Illness
5. Passive Immunization to prevent Bird flu infection
6. Passive smoking declared as Toxic in California
7. Passive Immunotherapy Could Prevent Avian Flu from Affecting Humans
8. Passive Smoking Worsens Allergies
9. Passive Smokers may Face Higher Heart Disease Risk
10. New hope on the Horizon for People Wishing to Quit Smoking
11. Cancers of Colon & Rectum linked to Cigarette Smoking
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... PawPaws brand pet ... product that was developed to enhance the health of felines. The formula is all-natural ... two main herbs in the PawPaws Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft Chews ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... and applications at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting June 26-28, 2016, at the Hynes ... important health care topics including advance care planning, healthcare costs and patient and ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... , ... June 25, 2016 , ... "With 30 hand-drawn ... specific project," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ProHand ... all within Final Cut Pro X . Simply select a ProHand generator and ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures as a method for ... is one of the first doctors to perform the treatment. Orthobiologics are substances ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... A recent article published June 14 ... The article goes on to state that individuals are now more comfortable seeking to ... operations such as calf and cheek reduction. The Los Angeles area medical group, Beverly ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... CLEMENTE, Calif. , June 24, 2016  American Respiratory Labs ... company, is now able to perform sophisticated lung assessments in patients, ... Technologies , Inc. Patients are no longer limited ... ndd,s EasyOne PRO ® , ARL patients like Jeanne R. of ... done in the comfort of her own home. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... NAMUR , Belgium , ...  (NYSE MKT: VNRX), today announced the appointment of ... Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director, effective ... the Company,s Audit, Compensation and Nominations and Governance ... Board, Dr. Futcher will provide independent expertise and ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Any dentist who has made an implant supported ... Many of them do not even offer this as a ... laboratory costs involved. And those who ARE able to offer ... high cost that the majority of today,s patients would not ... Zadeh , founder of Dental Evolutions Inc. and inventor of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: