Cancers

Unknown exposure to second-hand smoke may cause early death

US researchers have identified a new biomarker which revealed that known and unknown exposure to second-hand smoke may lead to an increased risk of mortality in non-smokers.

Sep 28, 2016, 00:44 AM IST

Hookahs can cause cancer more easily than cigarettes, say doctors

Smoking a hookah can be more harmful than cigarettes and can cause diseases like cancers much more easily, doctors say.

Sep 03, 2016, 00:42 AM IST

Physical inactivity adding to India's NCD burden: Report

Major NCDs including cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), chronic respiratory diseases, diabetes, and cancers are primarily caused by exposure to tobacco, harmful use of alcohol, unhealthy diet, and very little exercise.

Jul 25, 2016, 17:31 PM IST