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Shocking! Teens aged 13-15 years turning towards using tobacco products, reveals survey

Shocking! Teens aged 13-15 years turning towards using tobacco products, reveals survey

Most smokers, according to the study take up smoking during their teens and half of nations had a smoking rate of at least 15 percent for boys compared to the 8 percent of girls.

World No Tobacco Day 2017: Tobacco kills one person every six seconds; health effect of smoking and nicotine

World No Tobacco Day 2017: Tobacco kills one person every six seconds; health effect of smoking and nicotine

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), tobacco uses kill nearly six million people in a year.

They say smoking is injurious to health, this 'spine-chilling video' just proves it right - Watch

They say smoking is injurious to health, this 'spine-chilling video' just proves it right - Watch

In the video, a man is seen throwing a cigarette butt inside a sewer hole and soon after that, it explodes in the man's face.

Russia to ban cigarette sale 'to anyone born after 2015'

Russia to ban cigarette sale 'to anyone born after 2015'

A Kremlin spokesman said such a ban would need serious consideration and consultation with other Ministries. 

Smoking may shorten lifespan of HIV patients more than the virus itself

A study led by an Indian researcher has shown that cigarette smoking substantially reduces the lifespan of people living with HIV, potentially even more than HIV itself.

'Teens who feel 'too fat' light up cigarettes to slim down'

Researchers also found that white teens were more than twice as likely as African-American adolescents to smoke for weight loss.

Belief about nicotine content in cigs influence smokers craving

Belief about nicotine content in cigs influence smokers craving

How the brain responds to nicotine depends on a smoker`s belief about the nicotine content in a cigarette, states a recent research conducted at the University of Texas in Dallas. The study found that smoking a nicotine cigarette but believing that it lacked nicotine failed to satisfy cravings related to nicotine addiction.

I'm enjoying life as a non-smoker: Hrithik Roshan

I'm enjoying life as a non-smoker: Hrithik Roshan

He says a cigarette is the worst evil manufactured and he could be a role model for those who want to quit.

Cigarette brands in India implement 85 percent pictorial warnings

The implementation comes after the Health Ministry under Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Act, 2003 (COTPA) increased the size of graphic health warnings on tobacco products from 20 percent to 85 percent. 

 Supreme Court to hear plea of tobacco industry against government on Monday

Supreme Court to hear plea of tobacco industry against government on Monday

Supreme Court said on Friday that it will hear petitions related to stringent package warning rules filed by tobacco industry against the government on Monday

Kick the butt: Five smoking myths busted!

According to certain reports, smoking in India is on the rise.

Look what Mira Rajput asked hubby Shahid Kapoor to do!

Look what Mira Rajput asked hubby Shahid Kapoor to do!

Mira Rajput has reportedly succeeded in convincing hubby Shahid Kapoor to kick the butt.

Smoking, binge boozing linked to epigenetic signs of aging

Smoking and heavy alcohol use cause epigenetic changes to DNA that reflect accelerated biological aging in distinct, measurable ways.