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New research has shown for the first time that e-cigarettes with nicotine cause a stiffening of the arteries in humans. This has important implications for the use of e-cigarettes, as arterial stiffness is associated with an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes in later life.

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Regular use of disinfectants is linked to a higher risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to new research looking at incidence of the disease in over 55,000 nurses in the USA.

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Aggressive, risky behaviour is a clear predictor of accident-related events, according to a researcher at the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country

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The study, by Imperial College London and University of Glasgow, focused on men with high levels of ‘bad’ cholesterol and no other risk factors or signs of heart disease.

Previous research has shown the benefit of statins for reducing high cholesterol and heart disease risk amongst different patient populations. However, until now there has been no conclusive evidence from trials for current guidelines on statin usage for people with very high levels of low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol (above 4.90mmol/L) and no established heart disease.

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Eating three to four servings of fruit, vegetables and legumes per day (375-500g) achieves a similar benefit against the risk of mortality to higher portions, according to a study of more than 135000 people around the world published in The Lancet. The findings provide a more affordable option for those in low- and middle-income countries, and may have important implications on household spending and food security in poorer countries.

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Reducing total fat intake, and replacing it with a high intake of carbohydrates may be linked to worse health outcomes, according to an international study of diets, published in The Lancet.

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