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Confirmed: Smoking ruins your taste buds

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 22:02

Well there are umpteen number of reasons why you shouldn`t smoke. Adding to that, there is another one now which says that smoking totally ruins your taste buds. Your taste buds being affected, you won`t be able to completely enjoy the food/drinks that you really like.

Chronic cigarette use can play havoc with your posture

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 11:56

Researchers have found that chronic cigarette use continues to impact the brain systems regulating postural stability even during abstinence from alcohol.

Graphic pics on tobacco packs save lives: WHO

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 11:28

A new WHO reports says that large, graphic health warnings on tobacco packets in China would increase awareness about the harms of smoking, help to cut smoking rates, and in doing so save lives.

Tobacco plant could be useful in killing cancer cells

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 13:46

A molecule found in the tobacco plant`s natural defence mechanisms could be useful in killing cancer cells in humans, according to an Australian research.

E-cigarettes next big smoking poison, warns study

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 20:23

The fast spreading e-cigarettes are undoing the anti-smoking efforts of the last three decades, health experts warn.

The weed that causes cancer may well kill it

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 13:16

Tobacco has been associated with and much maligned for causing cancers. Researchers have now found that the tobacco plant`s defence mechanism could well work in humans to destroy invading cancer cells.

Deaths from ischaemic stroke due to tobacco use highest in China, India and Russia

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 12:33

A new report suggests that deaths from ischaemic stroke (IS) due to tobacco use in China, India, and Russia together are higher than the total for all the world`s other countries combined.

New tobacco plant fights West Nile virus

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 11:14

Scientists have developed therapeutics from a new generation of tobacco plant that fights West Nile virus and other pathogens.

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