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Is it hard to quit smoking? Running can help you get rid of it

Is it hard to quit smoking? Running can help you get rid of it

A study has claimed that running can help you get rid of this bad habit and save your health.

Consuming marijuana can change your style of walking

Consuming marijuana can change your style of walking

A team of researchers has found that those who smoke cannabis tend to move their shoulders less and elbows more as they walk. The study also found marijuana users swing their knees more quickly when walking than non-users. 

25-year-old Delhi man blames colleague for throat cancer, kills him – Read

25-year-old Delhi man blames colleague for throat cancer, kills him – Read

The accused, identified as Mustakeem Ahmad, shot dead his colleague from Myanmar for allegedly introducing him to smoking that led him to get throat cancer later.

'Smoke from wildfires may be worse for climate than thought'

'Smoke from wildfires may be worse for climate than thought'

The team found that brown carbon appears much more likely than black carbon to travel through the air to the higher levels of the atmosphere where it can have a greater impact on climate.

Prenatal exposure to smoke, alcohol may up behaviour problems in kids'

Prenatal exposure to smoke, alcohol may up behaviour problems in kids'

Conduct disorder (CD) is a mental disorder where children demonstrate aggressive behaviour that causes or threatens harm to other people or animals such as bullying or intimidating others, often initiating physical fights, or being physically cruel to animals.

Youngsters beware! Smoking may cause low bone density

Youngsters beware! Smoking may cause low bone density

Low bone density is a condition which may lead to an increased risk of developing osteoporosis.

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.

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.

When smoke billowing from Andhra CM Naidu's bus put authorities into a tizzy

When smoke billowing from Andhra CM Naidu's bus put authorities into a tizzy

Authorities went into a tizzy after smoke was noticed emanating from a bus carrying Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu here today.

Early tobacco exposure elevates dropout rates, behavioural issues in kids

Early tobacco exposure elevates dropout rates, behavioural issues in kids

Exposure to tobacco smoke is toxic to the developing brain at a time when it is most vulnerable to environment input, the researchers said.

Beware! Non-smokers at risk from second-hand smoke

Beware! Non-smokers at risk from second-hand smoke

 Smoking is injurious to health but still many people continues to smoke despite knowing its harmful effects.

Smoking may cause artery explosion

Smoking may cause artery explosion

Individuals who smoke may be nearly twice as likely to develop an abdominal aortic aneurysm -- a deadly condition of the main artery of the body that often turns out to be a silent killer, researchers have warned.

Vapers urge WHO to back safer products for smokers

Vapers urge WHO to back safer products for smokers

Vapers on Wednesday called on the World Health Organisation to allow the world's one billion smokers to have equal access to safer alternatives to cigarettes such as the electronic cigarettes they smoke.

Smog: Gautam Buddha Nagar DM announces emergency steps in view of unprecedented air pollution levels

Gautam Buddha Nagar District Magistrate (DM) NP Singh on Sunday announced emergency steps in view of the "unprecedented" air pollution levels in the National Capital Region (NCR), officials said.

Respiratory diseases rise as air quality worsens in Delhi

Respiratory diseases rise as air quality worsens in Delhi

The number of patients with respiratory diseases seems to be increasing as the quality of the air worsens in the national capital.

Unknown exposure to second-hand smoke may cause early death

US researchers have identified a new biomarker which revealed that known and unknown exposure to second-hand smoke may lead to an increased risk of mortality in non-smokers.

67% of cigarette packets display pictorial warnings: Study

Only 67 per cent of cigarette packets of various brands in the country display the mandatory 85-per-cent-pictorial warning since the rule came into force on April 1 this year, a national-level study said on Tuesday.

Indonesia steps up fire response as haze blankets Singapore

The haze is an annual problem for Southeast Asia, but last year's fires were the worst since 1997, straining relations between Indonesia and its neighbors. 

Gay, bisexual adults more prone to smoke, alcohol abuse

Gay, bisexual adults more prone to smoke, alcohol abuse

Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) adults were more likely to indulge in heavy drinking and smoking.

Smoking can hamper breast cancer treatment

 Women who smoke are less likely to respond to breast cancer treatments in comparison to those who abstain from it, and on the contrary they may be negatively affected by it, says a study.