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Daily exercise may boost better lung function among smokers

Daily exercise may boost better lung function among smokers

For the study, published in the journal Thorax, researchers used information collected from a long-standing collaboration between 25 European research centres in 11 countries.

Feb 06, 2018, 19:13 PM IST

Smokers in Delhi fined

Jan 11, 2018, 20:23 PM IST
E-cigarettes may help smokers quit, says study

E-cigarettes may help smokers quit, says study

In the pilot study published, researchers evaluated e-cigarettes in terms of usage, product preference, changes in smoking behaviours and nicotine exposure.

Dec 30, 2017, 14:00 PM IST
Smoking, alcohol consumption can make you look older than your age: Study

Smoking, alcohol consumption can make you look older than your age: Study

Heavy drinking and smoking are linked to visible signs of physical ageing and the consequences reflect on a person's face, sooner or later.
 

Nov 17, 2017, 14:05 PM IST
Smoking cigarettes can harm your intestines, says study

Smoking cigarettes can harm your intestines, says study

Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease that affects the lining of the digestive tract causing severe pain.

Nov 01, 2017, 13:57 PM IST
This company will give you extra holidays if you are a non-smoker

This company will give you extra holidays if you are a non-smoker

The firm named Piala Inc, introduced the new paid leave allowance in September after getting a complaint from non-smokers that they were working more than their colleagues who smoked.

Oct 31, 2017, 18:29 PM IST
Smokers with HIV more at risk of lung cancer than AIDS: Study

Smokers with HIV more at risk of lung cancer than AIDS: Study

Researchers found that smoking and HIV together put people at risk of developing lung cancer at a rate even higher than that among smokers not infected with HIV.

Sep 19, 2017, 15:38 PM IST
Can nicotine reduction help in curbing addiction?

Can nicotine reduction help in curbing addiction?

The research focuses on the relationship between behavior and health, particularly in disadvantaged populations, a group that is "overrepresented" among smokers, according to the study`s authors.

Aug 24, 2017, 09:38 AM IST
Despite being aware of grave health issues, smokers find it difficult to quit: Study

Despite being aware of grave health issues, smokers find it difficult to quit: Study

Smokers are 178 per cent more likely to suffer from mental stress than non-smokers, according to the study titled 'Choose Life'.

Aug 14, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
Smoking ups anxiety, affects brain's ability to suppress fear

Smoking ups anxiety, affects brain's ability to suppress fear

Scientists have found that tobacco smoke can impair the brain`s ability to repress fear-related memories, leaving smokers less able to deal with fear and anxiety after a traumatic event.

Jul 29, 2017, 16:12 PM IST
Lung cancer: Thousands of Australians to undergo regular chest scans for early detection

Lung cancer: Thousands of Australians to undergo regular chest scans for early detection

In the trial, people at a high risk of developing lung cancer, predominantly heavy smokers over 55, will undergo regular computer tomography (CT) scans to see if it can detect the disease before it becomes deadly.

Jun 20, 2017, 14:23 PM IST
Ban on sale of loose cigarettes will help cut smoking in India: Survey

Ban on sale of loose cigarettes will help cut smoking in India: Survey

WHO data reveals tobacco use kills more than 7 million people every year and costs households and governments over US$ 1.4 trillion through healthcare expenditure and lost productivity.

May 31, 2017, 14:16 PM IST
Marijuana use linked to poorer school performance

Marijuana use linked to poorer school performance

The human brain actively develops until a person reaches his or her early twenties. 

May 13, 2017, 00:54 AM IST
Quit-smoking drug safe for patients with chronic lung conditions

Quit-smoking drug safe for patients with chronic lung conditions

Experts have said that smokers with smoking-related diseases should be prescribed the drug to stop their illness from progressing.

May 11, 2017, 00:22 AM IST
Oncologists urge PM Narendra Modi to include bidi in demerit goods

Oncologists urge PM Narendra Modi to include bidi in demerit goods

The demand from leading oncologists and 108 cancer hospitals under the aegis of the state-funded National Cancer Grid (NCG), comes ahead of the GST Council meeting on Monday in the national capital that is likely to fix GST rates, including those on demerit goods.

Apr 22, 2017, 21:34 PM IST
Smokers, take note! E-cigarettes can also lead to cancer

Smokers, take note! E-cigarettes can also lead to cancer

Benzene, a component of gasoline, has been linked to a number of diseases, including leukemia and bone marrow failure.It is found in urban air because of industrial emissions and unburned gasoline in exhaust and fuel tank leakages.

Mar 09, 2017, 09:50 AM IST
Lung health: Daily consumption of fruits, vegetables can lower COPD risk in smokers

Lung health: Daily consumption of fruits, vegetables can lower COPD risk in smokers

Supporting the universal idea of upholding fruits and veggies due to their health-promoting properties, a new research suggests that a diet rich in fruit and green leafy vegetables can be beneficial for your lung health.

 

Feb 23, 2017, 13:57 PM IST
E-cigarettes may increase risk of cardiovascular diseases, says study

E-cigarettes may increase risk of cardiovascular diseases, says study

E-cigarettes may not be as harmless as believed, but a new study has revealed that regular vapers may increase the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases.

Feb 03, 2017, 16:14 PM IST
New app-based game may help smokers quit

New app-based game may help smokers quit

However, it also incorporates a combination of some 37 behavioural change techniques ? theory-based methods for changing behaviour ? selected by psychologists to help smokers quit.

Jan 05, 2017, 19:58 PM IST
Here's the truth about occasional smoking

Here's the truth about occasional smoking

But this new study suggests that smokers who go through much less than a pack of cigarettes a day still have an increased risk of an early death than non-smokers.

Dec 06, 2016, 12:24 PM IST