Contraband smokers more likely to use illicit drugs: Study

Teens who smoke contraband or illegally procured cigarettes are more likely to use illicit drugs, a new study has warned.

Cocaine use puts young people at sudden death risk

Cocaine consumption quadruples the risk of sudden death in people aged between 19 and 49, a study has found.

Cocaine use puts young people at sudden death risk

Cocaine consumption quadruples the risk of sudden death in people aged between 19 and 49, a study has found.

College students unaware about hookah risks: Study

College students consider hookah smoking safer than smoking cigarettes as they lack awareness about the risks associated with the former, says a US-based study.

Smoking hampers alcohol abuse treatment

Smoking can inhibit the success of treatment for alcohol abuse, says a study, adding that it puts people who are addicted to both tobacco and alcohol in a double bind.

It's official! Heavy-drinking smokers find it harder to 'kick the butt'

 Scientists have now confirmed that people who drink heavily in addition to smoking, cannot quit cigarettes easily.

Military culture perpetuates notion that tobacco provides stress relief

A new study has revealed that using tobacco provides stress relief has become a well established notion the military culture.

Male smokers face greater cancer risk: Study

In a discovery that could possibly persuade smokers to quit, researchers at the Uppsala University in Sweden have found a strong association between smoking and the loss of the male Y chromosome in blood cells.

Loss of Y chromosome behind male smokers' increased cancer risk

A new study has revealed an association between smoking and loss of the Y chromosome in blood cells that increases the risk of developing cancer in males.

Why some smokers get back to smoking after kicking the butt

 A new study has examined that brain activity in humans predict chances of relapsing after people quit smoking.

Omega-3 can help curb smoking addiction

A new study has revealed that Omega-3, an economical and easily available dietary supplement with almost no side effects, can help reduce smoking.

Punjab to act against organisation violating anti-smoking law

The Punjab government on Saturday issued strict instructions to all deputy commissioners to immediately cancel the licences of those hotels, restaurants and commercial institutions that are found violating the anti-smoking law COTPA-2003.

PMK welcomes steps for curbing smoking

NDA ally PMK, which has been campaigning against liquor and tobacco use, Thursday welcomed the Centre's proposed steps to curb smoking, but expressed doubts over success since their implementation lay with the state governments.

E-cigarettes contain 10 times amount carcinogens as regular tobacco: Research

E-cigarettes contain 10 times the level of cancer-causing agents as regular tobacco, Japanese scientists said Thursday, the latest blow to an invention once heralded as less harmful than smoking.

Tips for keeping your heart healthy!

A healthy heart is the way to healthy living, they say.

Take care of your heart this winter

This episode of Manthan tells you on how to take care of your heart during the winter season.

Smoking e-cigs can considerably reduce tobacco cravings

 A new research has demonstrated that e-cigarettes successfully reduce cravings for tobacco cigarettes, with only minimal side effects.

Financial rewards help smokers kick the butt

Offering small financial incentives doubles smoking cessation rates among socio-economically disadvantaged smokers, especially women, says a new research.

Offer financial incentives to double smoking cessation rates

A new study has suggested that smoking cessation rates get doubled by offering small financial incentives to socio-economically disadvantaged smokers.

How rotten eggs could help smokers kick the butt

A new study has revealed that certain kinds of conditioning applied during sleep could induce us to change our behavior.