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Smoking doesn't see how old you are: 23-year-old suffers severe heart attack

Smoking doesn't see how old you are: 23-year-old suffers severe heart attack

The patient, Anshul Pandey (name changed to protect identity), was hale and a hearty youngster when he was presented to the team of doctors with acute chest pain with no previous medical records. 

Do you feel safer smoking 'light' cigarettes? Your chances of lung cancer are higher!

Do you feel safer smoking 'light' cigarettes? Your chances of lung cancer are higher!

Cigarettes labelled as lights, milds, or low-tar – also known as high-ventilation (light) cigarettes – are generally considered to have a lighter, less pronounced flavour, lower levels of tar, nicotine, or other chemicals than regular cigarettes. They are thus marketed by the tobacco industry as a "healthier" option.

Journalists' passion for their profession makes them the go-getters they are, says study

Journalists' passion for their profession makes them the go-getters they are, says study

The job of a journalist is more often than not, a pressurising one, but that doesn't affect them, say researchers. 

Men, women who indulge in tobacco-use may be at risk of losing their fertility, warn doctors

Men, women who indulge in tobacco-use may be at risk of losing their fertility, warn doctors

Fertility experts have said tobacco and other types of narcotics can also cause occurrence of early menopause in women.

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. 

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.

Colorectal cancer: Things that can increase your risk

Colorectal cancer: Things that can increase your risk

The results based on a colon cancer risk assessment survey, show that a healthy lifestyle can help reduce the risk of the disease. 

Yellow nails: Know the common causes for it!

Yellow nails: Know the common causes for it!

Well, our nails depicts a lot about our health such as deficiency of nutrients or an underlying infection.

Smokers rejoice! E-cigarettes can help you kick the butt

Smokers rejoice! E-cigarettes can help you kick the butt

The study suggest that e-cigarettes may provide a safer alternative to smokers than the traditional cigarettes.

Obesity not smoking responsible for shortening your life, says study

Obesity not smoking responsible for shortening your life, says study

The researchers from Cleveland Clinic and New York University School of Medicine found that obesity resulted in as much as 47 percent more life-years lost than tobacco, and tobacco caused similar life-years lost as high blood pressure.

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.

Laryngeal cancer: Active or passive smoking leads to cancer in 'voice box'

Laryngeal cancer: Active or passive smoking leads to cancer in 'voice box'

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) tobacco use nearly kills six million people worldwide each year. 

China, you have been warned: WHO estimates 200 million smoking-related deaths this century!

China, you have been warned: WHO estimates 200 million smoking-related deaths this century!

The calculation includes both the direct costs of treating tobacco-related illness and the indirect costs such as lost work productivity.

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.

Higher tobacco taxes can help South Asia kick the butt

Higher tobacco taxes can help South Asia kick the butt

Higher taxes on tobacco could reduce smoking rates in South Asia by at least one-third and avoid 35-45 million premature deaths, according to a recent study.

For parents who smoke – Your kid's hands may be full of nicotine

For parents who smoke – Your kid's hands may be full of nicotine

The findings showed that the children`s hands hold high levels of nicotine even when parents are not smoking around them and sheds new light on dangers of third-hand smoke.

Do you know how most of the people in India die? Smoking takes the breath away

Do you know how most of the people in India die? Smoking takes the breath away

According to a recent study, over 50 percent deaths caused due to smoking in 2015 took place majorly in four countries and India is one of them.

Heat of hookah pipe risks smokers' health, says study

Heat of hookah pipe risks smokers' health, says study

 Do you know that heat of hookah pipe can harm our health? Well, a new study has revealed that the heat of hookah pipe is the biggest health culprit for the smokers.

Want to add years to your life? Start smoking cigarettes

Want to add years to your life? Start smoking cigarettes

From throat cancer to various eye-related ailments, smoking and chewing tobacco responsible for all the major diseases will no longer cause health problems, claim experts.

Researchers come up with method to measure potentially damaging cigarette smoke radicals

Researchers come up with method to measure potentially damaging cigarette smoke radicals

Cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.