Australian smoking rates have fallen sharply since plain packaging was introduced, but a landmark challenge to the laws could have implications for other countries mulling similar moves.
Smoking leads to a number of urological diseases, experts said.
There is a close association between schizophrenia and increased rates of tobacco smoking.
A parliamentary report on drug dependency has showed that a quarter of Italian students aged between 15 and 18 smoke marijuana.
A mix of messages - such as those that stress the benefits of kicking the butt and those which emphasise health risks of smoking - might work best to convince smokers to quit, scientists say.
If you are a smoker and love to eat a high-salt diet, you may be at a greater risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA), researchers say.
Well, smoking may appear to be a pleasurable pursuit, but doing it publicly could now invite you to pay a hefty fine of Rs 20,000 as per a committee set up by the Union Health Ministry.
A new study has revealed that men who smoke before the conception could give asthma to their babies.
The Sirohi village in Rajasthan is free smoking and drinking. the village is free from all kinds of toxication.
A new study has suggested that family, friends and loved ones can play a crucial role to help quit smoking, if they go for a supportive approach.
A new study has observed that smoking e-cigarettes may encourage the addiction to other substances, such as marijuana and cocaine.
London: 'Mean Girls' star Lindsay Lohan has reportedly turned to hypnotherapy in a bid to quit cigarettes ahead of her stage debut during the end of this month.
Actress Lindsay Lohan is reportedly seeking hypnotherapy to help her give up smoking before her West End theatre debut later this month.
Are you trying e-cigarettes or other nicotine replacement therapies to overcome addiction to cigarette smoking? Be warned, as they are not as safe as you might have assumed, said a study.
Air pollution, smoking, obesity and accidents, especially on the road, kill at least 4.7 million Chinese a year and cost the country tens of billions of dollars, researchers said on Friday.
The World Health Organization (WHO) called for stiff regulation of electronic cigarettes as well as bans on indoor use, advertising and sales to minors, in the latest bid to control the booming new market.
A new study has suggested a direct correlation between smoking and mortality showing that a special gene variant increases the risk of heavy smoking.
A new study has revealed that smoking during pregnancy has discernible effects on the growth of a woman`s future grandkids.
Veteran actor Om Puri, who recently underwent mouth surgery, says all is well now.
Adults smokers with limited education face a greater risk of stroke than those with a higher education, says a study.
Day in Pics: 30th September
Showbiz World - September 30, 2014
George Clooney - Amal Alamuddin grand Venice wedding