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Smoking: medical research

New study shows link between secondhand smoke and cardiac arrhythmia

Relation between smoking and cardiorhythm.

Following new studies from the UC Davis Health researchers, a prolonged indoor exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke can lead to changes in the cardiac alernans which is the heart’s electrical activity. Based on the authors, their study which was performed on mice has confirmed that the when cells regulating heartbeat are exposed to second-hand smoke, it alters them. While these… Read more »

Cigarette Smoking And Thyroid Gland

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While the effects of smoking tobacco are mostly associated with damage to the lungs and heart, there is no organ in the body that doesn’t suffer from it. With the change in smoking habits like increasing use of vapers, there has been an increased criticism on these activities especially on thyroid health. The thyroid gland in particular is one of… Read more »