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Smokers with low muscle mass may be likelier to die
 

Smokers with low muscle mass may be likelier to die

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A new study finds a correlation between a loss of chest muscle mass and death risk among smokers with and without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
 
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23 May 2017 - General
 
This new study does make a lot of sense because low muscle mass is usually found in patients who are malnourished and cachexic. In general, smoking is harmful to every organ in our body and could cause permanent damage to our lungs which ultimately leads to death. It is a risk factor for every disease imaginable but the good news about it is that it is preventable. Smoking cessation has proven to improve the quality of life of people all over the world and this is also the first step in fighting...
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