Navigation Links
Quitting smoking stops lung decline

Quitting smoking for a year at a time can keep lungs from deteriorating and reduce the risk of death, according to American researchers. At the University of Ohahio, Dr.Margit Pelkon and collegues investigated the effects of quitting smoking.

They studied more than 1,000 Finnish participants in four groups:// those who had never smoked, those who had quit permanently, those who had quit intermittently, and those who had never quit.

To be considered intermittent quitters, smokers had to have quit for at least a year. According to a report permanent and intermittent quitters, together, had a slower decline in lung function than continuous smokers.Among both non smokers and continuous smokers, those who died had a significantly more rapid decline in lung function than survivors.

Over the 30 years of follow-up done by the researchers, "non smokers, past smokers and (intermittent) quitters had significantly lower total mortality than continuous smokers."

According to Dr.Pelkon, the advantage of even a temporary cessation of decline in lung function is encouraging, since the process of quitting requires several attempts before the habit is eliminated.

The results also suggest that the beneficial effect of smoking cessation on mortality may partly be mediated through a reduced decline in pulmonary (lung) function.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Quitting the smoking habit
2. Women Benefit More from Quitting Smoking than Men
3. Quitting Smoking Made Easy By Track Of New Chemical
4. Quitting Psychotherapy Midway May Be Preventable
5. Taylor & Campbell Quitting NHS
6. Taylor & Campbell Quitting NHS
7. Smokers are Prone to Weight Gain After Quitting
8. Save your Vision with Fish Oil and Quitting Smoking
9. Women Smokers Fear Quitting Will Lead to Weight Gain
10. For Smokers Only: is Quitting = Cutting Down?? a grave Issue
11. Exercise can Reduce Smokers Lung Cancer Risk but the Most Important is Quitting Smoking – a Study Report
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/25/2017)... NJ (PRWEB) , ... April 25, 2017 , ... Saad B. Chaudhary, MD is committed ... treatment of acute or chronic problems, I focus on preventative care with all my patients ... you have any questions, always feel free to contact my office and my trained staff ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... 25, 2017 , ... Amendia, Inc., designer, developer, and manufacturer ... with and platinum sponsorship of Global Spine Outreach (“GSO”), a charitable organization dedicated ... complex spine deformity cases, particularly in children. , GSO’s focus is to provide ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... ... April 24, 2017 , ... Ridgecrest Herbals makes it a point ... strategies to reduce waste, and support renewable energy. They believe this is a crucial ... to find solutions for health issues, and maintain that destroying the environment in the ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... Sacramento, Calif. (PRWEB) , ... April 24, 2017 , ... ... nearly $1.6 million in charitable dental services to 1,961 people during the April 22-23 ... services at no charge to Californians who experience barriers to care, CDA Cares educates ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... , ... April 24, 2017 , ... ... they are seeking public support to bring their novel lifesaving device for the ... device packed with medical-grade sensors, specially designed to read a child’s vital signs, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/20/2017)... 20, 2017 Research and Markets has announced ... Driven by Rapidly Expanding Injectables Market and Increasing Usage of Complex ... ... technologies will rise from USD 20 Billion in 2015 to around ... Delivery Technologies - Innovation Driven by Rapidly Expanding Injectables Market and ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... Outlook, Growth Trends, Key Players, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2014 ... ... US$ 7,167.6 Mn in 2015, and is expected to reach ... 5.6% from 2016 to 2024. The global ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... VANCOUVER , April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - CRH Medical Corporation (TSX: CRH) ... the Bloom Burton & Co. Healthcare Investor Conference 2017 at the ... Edward Wright , Chief Executive Officer of the Company is ... Company,s CFO, Richard Bear and the Chairman of the ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: