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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.

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.

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.

Smoking may shorten lifespan of HIV patients more than the virus itself

A study led by an Indian researcher has shown that cigarette smoking substantially reduces the lifespan of people living with HIV, potentially even more than HIV itself.

Unable to quit smoking? Go talk to a nurse!

It may sound strange, but that's what the researchers found helpful, when they looked at the quit rates of 1,528 patients, who were discharged from the hospital after six months.

Vaping may improve respiration among smokers with asthma

Smokers with asthma who switch to vaping found significant improvement and fewer respiratory infections, according to a study.

Kicking the butt can cut daily drinking too

Previous research has shown that tobacco dependence and alcohol consumption are closely related.

Can't give up smoking? This homemade recipe can clean your lungs in just 3 days!

Smoking causes damage to the airways and lungs which leads to the development of this long-term condition. 

Smoking is definitely a male thing!

Smoking is definitely a male thing!

Although men and women are equally influenced by tobacco, males tend to smoke more than females, finds new research that investigated gender differences in tobacco use among hunter-gathering egalitarian tribes.

Watercress extract detoxifies smokers

82 cigarette smokers were enrolled in the randomized clinical trial.

How e-cigarettes take their toll on your lungs

E-cigarette research is heating up and scientists are starting to show that vaping can have some surprising health effects. Now, a recent study has suggested that they have immediate effects on the pulmonary function in healthy and mild asthmatic young smokers.

Quit smoking at one go!

A new study says that quitting smoking all of a sudden is more abstinence compared to quitting gradually.

Choose job wisely and stay away from strokes!

A recent study presented in the American Heart Association's Epidemiology/Lifestyle 2016 meetings revealed that workers in sales, office support or service occupation were more prone to heart diseases and stroke risks than the one in management or professional jobs.

Brain 'switch' to turn off nicotine cravings identified

Scientists have identified a fat molecule in brain cells that may act as a 'switch' to increase or decrease the motivation to consume nicotine, a finding that could lead to new therapies to help smokers kick the butt.

E-cigarettes not helping people quit smoking: Study

Electronic cigarettes that are widely promoted and used to help smokers quit traditional cigarettes are not assisting much in this task, says a new study.

Smokers with pneumonia at higher risk of lung cancer

The researchers found that out of 381 admissions of heavy smokers with pneumonia, nine percent were diagnosed with lung cancer within a year of being hospitalized.

Graphic warnings may help smokers `kick the butt`

The graphic images motivated smokers to think more deeply about their habit and the risks associated with smoking.

Here's how graphic cigarettes images can help smokers to quit

This was associated with them thinking their habit was more dangerous and being more likely to consider quitting.

Over 21 percent use tobacco in Himachal, says minister

 The state has stepped up efforts to sustain the smoke-free status.

Secondhand smoke ruining your kid's teeth

Smokers, you may want to kick that habit as a recent study has linked exposure to secondhand smoke to increased risk of tooth decay in young children.