Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 14:45
Regular exercise, not smoking, a healthy diet, having a low alcohol intake and maintaining a low body weight slashes the risk of dementia by at least 60%.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 16:13
Men who continue to smoke after being diagnosed with cancer have an increased risk of death compared with those who quit smoking, US researchers said.
Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 18:20
A US plastic surgeon has linked smoking cannabis to gynecomastia, commonly known as "man boobs".
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 20:12
Moms-to-be, please note! Smoking while pregnant may cause severe damage to cells in the placenta and significantly impair its function, a new study has warned.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 19:38
A new study has found that plain packaging of cigarettes in Australia has been unsuccessful in reducing smoking rates and has instead increased sales of illicit tobacco.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 13:14
The government is set to announce the arrival of plain-packet cigarettes before the next general election in 2015, the Times reported on Thursday.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 12:50
E-cigarettes, widely promoted as a safer alternative to cigarettes, may actually be making teens smoke more, a first-of-its-kind study has warned.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 15:50
Researchers suggest that the US would have several million fewer smokers if graphic warning labels similar to those introduced in Canada nearly a decade ago were imposed on cigarette packs.