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Smoking and Meningococcal Disease

Exposure to tobacco smoke via both active and passive smoking has been shown to increase the risk of developing meningococcal disease.  July 2016

32. Smoking and Meningococcal Disease

Smoking and Dementia

People who smoke have a 50 per cent greater chance of developing dementia than those who have never smoked.  Sept 2015.

35. Smoking and Dementia

ASH Research Report: Smoking and Peripheral Arterial Disease

This research report reviews the health consequences of Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and reveals that quitting smoking is the best form of treatment. PAD is a type of vascular disease that affects the arteries. Smoking is the most important preventable risk factor for peripheral arterial disease. December 2017.

ASH Research Report: Smoking and Peripheral Arterial Disease (1012 downloads)
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