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Cardiovascular remodeling induced by passive smoking
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most common cause of death in many developed countries. The major risk factors for CHD are smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol levels, and lack of physical activity. ...
Secondhand tobacco smoke in bars and restaurants in Santiago, Chile: evaluation of partial smoking ban legislation in public places.
To compare air nicotine concentrations according to the smoking policy selected by bars/restaurants in Santiago, Chile before and after the enactment of partial smoking ban legislation in 2007 (establishments could be smoke ...
Efectos de la exposición al humo de tabaco ambiental en no fumadores
National and international environmental tobacco smoke studies were reviewed regarding its effects on passive smokers’ health. Environmental tobacco smoke is composed by more than 4,000 known substances, which are different ...
Genotoxicity of cigarette smoking in maternal and newborn lymphocytes
(Elsevier B.V., 2009-09-01)
Tobacco smoke contains a large number of substances known to induce DNA damage and to be hazardous to human health. Several reviews and meta-analyses have reported an association between maternal or paternal smoking habits ...
Occupational secondhand smoke is the main determinant of hair nicotine concentrations in bar and restaurant workers
Objective To evaluate the relative contribution of occupational vs. non-occupational secondhand tobacco smoke exposure to overall hair nicotine concentrations in non-smoking bar and restaurant employees. Method We ...
Smoking is associated with remodeling of gap junction in the rat heart: Smoker's paradox explanation?
Background: In a previous study utilizing the rat model, exposure to tobacco smoke for 5 weeks increased survival after AMI, despite similar age and infarct size between the smokers and nonsmokers, and absence of reperfusion. ...