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Women need cigarettes more during periods

6 Jan, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Woman find quitting smoking harder than it is for men, and responsible for this is the menstrual cycle, new research suggests. Researchers determined that women crave cigarettes more strongly during their periods, with the strongest urge to smoke occurring immediately after menstruation. The study was published in Psychiatry Journal. Leading…


Age of first period may cause risk of heart attack in women

16 Dec, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Common risk factors for heart disease include the usual suspects such high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking, and obesity. However, the risk for heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure may be influenced by the age when women have the first menstruation. Dr. Dexter Canoy of the Cancer Epidemiology Unit at…