Female Smokers Have Higher Risk of Heart Disease Than Men

Female smokers run a 25 percent higher risk of heart disease than men, new research suggests.

“Women may absorb more carcinogens and other toxic agents in cigarettes compared to men,” lead author of the study Rachel R. Huxley explains.

The study also found that the risk kept increasing by 2 percent for women who continued to smoke. Researchers analyzed data of almost 4 million people for this study.

By Student Express Posted in News

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