Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 11:24
One person dies every six hours due to oral cancer in the country, signalling an alarming rise in the incidence of the disease, according to a top orthodontist.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 17:00
Nicotine patches may have helped many to kick the butt, but these can be equally dangerous as smoking as nicotine itself is carcinogenic, a new study shows.
Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 18:54
Researchers have identified an aspect of brain activity which may help explain why for some cigarette smokers, strategies to aid quitting work well, while for many others no method seems to work.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 00:24
A new study by Dennis Nowak et al. has concluded that E-cigarettes are likely to terminate smoking and may just be able to lessen the risk of nicotine dependency in high-risk groups.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 15:17
A letter signed by more than 50 researchers and public health specialists has urged the World Health Organization (WHO) to "resist the urge to control and suppress e-cigarettes".
Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 18:15
A new study has found that engaging in "self-expanding" can help with nicotine craving.
Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 16:34
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the US has laid out proposals to regulate tobacco products that include e-cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco and hookah tobacco.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 13:46
Guidelines suggest adding nicotine replacement therapies (NRT) to behavioural smoking cessation support in pregnant smokers because of their excellent safety profile and proved effectiveness in other groups of smokers.