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One cigarette a day increases cardiovascular risk

25 January 2018

Professor Allan Hackshaw (UCL Cancer Institute) has led a study demonstrating that smoking just one cigarette a day carries a much higher risk of developing coronary heart disease and stroke than expected. Read: Times (£), More: Guardian, BBC News, Sun, Huffington Post, iNews, Metro, Mirror, New Scientist, UCL News, Daily Mail, BBC World Service 'The Newsroom' (from 11 mins 40 secs), BBC 2 'Victoria Derbyshire' (from 6 mins 42 secs), Daily Mail (2), Fortune, Reuters, Washington Post