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Smokers Face Higher Risk of Developing Tuberculosis: Expert

[ad_1] TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Professor of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia (FKUI) Tjandra Yoga Aditama reminded that smokers are at greater risk of falling ill and experiencing disrupted healing of disease and even succumbing to tuberculosis (TB). Through his electronic message, on Saturday, he cited data that showed a link to smoking habits in one in five TB patients in the world. Data from the 2021 Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) showed that around 34.5 percent of Indonesia’s population smoked or consumed various types of […]

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90 Percent of Abdominal Aneurysms Occur Among Smokers — Best Life

[ad_1] Like a heart attack or stroke, an aneurysm can deal a devastating blow to your health with little warning. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this condition is responsible for over 25,000 deaths in the U.S. annually, almost exclusively occurring in adults over the age of 40. However, not everyone is at equal risk of having an aneurysm, especially when it comes to the most common type. Read on to learn the one risk factor that 90 percent of these aneurysms have […]

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Smokers Who Quit Before Age 45 Significantly Reduce Risk of Lung Cancer

[ad_1] Quitting smoking between ages 45-54 still reduces the risk of cancer by a significant 78%, while doing so between ages 55-64 cuts it by 56%. Titled, “Association of Smoking Initiation and Cessation Across the Life Course and Cancer Mortality Prospective Study of 410 000 US Adults,” the study of over 400,000 Americans, found that smokers are three times more likely to die of a tobacco-related cancer than nonsmokers. However, reported the researchers, quitting by age 45 reduces this risk by 89%, while for those who quit before […]

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Antibodies from Covid vaccine decrease faster in smokers, study reveals

[ad_1] A study conducted by researchers from several Italian and Spanish universities indicates that antibodies induced by Covid-19 vaccines decrease faster in people who smoke. The study was conducted on 162 health professionals who, on a voluntary basis, underwent monthly serological tests to assess the trend of the antibody level in the six months after receiving the Pfizer mRNA vaccine. This analysis focused on subjects with a mean age of 43 years, 28 of which were previously infected with Covid-19. The level of vaccine-induced antibodies and its […]

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