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Effects of nicotine on cardiovascular system

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It is clearly established that tobacco and nicotine has increased mortality and cardiovascular events (CV), however, the price of smoking is often neglected. Behavioral interventions and stop assisting treatments are effective and do not increase the risk of CV events when used over a specified period. E-cigarettes (or vaporettes) contain potentially cardiotoxic substances but lower […]

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Famous people who died from a stroke

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A stroke or brain attack is a medical condition in which the blood supply to the part of your brain is reduced or interrupted, depriving brain tissue of oxygen which results in cell death. There are two main types: Hemorrhagic, when the blood vessel in your brain leaks or ruptures, causing bleeding Ischemic, when the […]