• Childhood smoke exposure reduces LV function

    2 days ago - By Healio

    Passive smoke exposure in childhood was associated with a reduction in global longitudinal strain, a marker of left ventricular dysfunction, in adulthood, researchers reported at the virtual American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.
    “Children should be protected from passive smoking, as this has not only effects on children at the time of exposure, but also long into the future,” Chigozie Ezebge, MBBS, MPH, PhD candidate, and Seana Gall, MD, National Heart Foundation of Australia Future Leader Fellow, both at Menzies Institute for Medical Research at the University of
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