Exposure to tobacco smoke via both active and passive smoking has been shown to increase the risk of developing meningococcal disease. August 2021.
Smoking is ranked third among nine modifiable risk factors for dementia and is linked to an estimated 14% of cases of Alzheimer’s disease worldwide. July 2019.
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 (1698 downloads)