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article imageSecond-hand smoke damages non-smokers’ memory

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By Arthelo Palma     Sep 12, 2012 in Health
A study published in an online journal "Addiction" reveals smoke from other cigarette smokers could have detrimental impact on non-smokers’ memory.
The Sci-News.com headlines this story and attributes research scientists conducted at Northumbria University in Newcastle, UK pertaining to the relationship between individuals’ cognitive ability and exposures to other people’s smoke. The study found non-smokers who most of the time opened themselves to smokers and inhaled second-hand smoke performed poorly in the memory tests. The Sci-News.com added the basis of this information comes from the data of a controlled experiment showing non-smokers exposed to second-hand smoke forgot 20 per cent more in the memory test compared to non-smokers without any exposure. This report adds up to the growing number of poor health issues concerning public smoking that has become today’s one major concern of the world prior to protecting the popular interests of the community, especially on the right for health.
The World Health Organization (WHO), according to Sci-News, believes there are stern health consequences upon exposure to second-hand smoke, which could have direct and remarkable impact on the human cognitive ability.
The HealthCare.gov has long been informing the public concerning health problems linked with the use of tobacco and second-hand smoke exposures. In its articles about the dangers of smoke from tobacco, the website offers varieties of ideas how smoking contributes to upward spiraling number of individuals who squandered their portion in the pink of health.
On its website, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) also explains how tobacco could affect smokers’ brain leading to smoking addiction. This information is becoming popular to almost all smokers and some non-smokers alike.
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