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Vape pens may up desire to smoke in young adults: Study

Vape pens may up desire to smoke in young adults: Study

Researchers at the University of Chicago Medical Centre in the US found that young adult smokers exposed to the use of traditional cigarettes, first-generation e-cigarettes or second generation vape pens experienced an immediate, significant and lasting increase in the desire to smoke.

Russia to ban cigarette sale 'to anyone born after 2015'

Russia to ban cigarette sale 'to anyone born after 2015'

A Kremlin spokesman said such a ban would need serious consideration and consultation with other Ministries. 

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.

Smoking: Five ways it affects your health!

Smoking: Five ways it affects your health!

We all know that smoking is not good for health, but still most people are addicted to it and find it hard to quit.

Five simple tips to prevent bloating!

Five simple tips to prevent bloating!

Bloating is the condition where the belly is feeling swollen after eating.

Smoking during pregnancy may impair children's kidney

Smoking during pregnancy may impair children's kidney

A new research has revealed that expectant mothers should not smoke during pregnancy as it might impair children's kidney.

Maternal smoking may impair children's kidney

Maternal smoking may impair children's kidney

Maternal smoking during pregnancy was associated with a 1.24-times increased risk of child proteinuria compared with no exposure to maternal smoking during pregnancy.

Five things you can do to prevent asthma attacks!

Five things you can do to prevent asthma attacks!

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways, causing difficulty breathing, chest pain, cough and wheezing. 

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.

Why men have higher diabetes risk than women?

Why men have higher diabetes risk than women?

The study showed that men have 61 per cent higher prevalence and 46 per cent increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes when compared with women.

Under-50 smokers eight times more likely to have major heart attack, says study

Under-50 smokers eight times more likely to have major heart attack, says study

Smokers under 50 are eight times more likely than non-smokers of the same age to have a major heart attack, scientists said Wednesday.

Not happy I am smoking again, confesses Aamir Khan

Not happy I am smoking again, confesses Aamir Khan

Superstar Aamir Khan says he is unhappy that he has started smoking again, but assured that he would give it up after the release of his film "Dangal". With the pre-release nervousness of his much-awaited film 'Dangal", Aamir has taken up smoking again.

Not only alcohol, these factors too increase risk of liver disease!

Not only alcohol, these factors too increase risk of liver disease!

We all know that excessive consumption of alcohol leads to liver cirrhosis.

Does secondhand exposure to smoke really make kids antisocial?

Does secondhand exposure to smoke really make kids antisocial?

Abnormal brain development can result from chronic or transient exposure to toxic chemicals and gases in second hand tobacco smoke. 

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.

Heavy smokers with diabetes at increased risk of facing early death, says study

Heavy smokers with diabetes at increased risk of facing early death, says study

A new study led by an Indian-origin researcher has found that heavy smokers with diabetes at increased risk of facing early death.

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.

Electronic cigarettes equally harmful to gums as smoking

Electronic cigarettes equally harmful to gums as smoking

As per a recent survey, electronic cigarettes have been found to be equally harmful to gums and teeth as normal cigarettes.

Red wine before smoking can offset damage to blood vessels

Red wine before smoking can offset damage to blood vessels

Drinking red wine is widely regarded as protective against cardiovascular disease.

Statins: Cholesterol-lowering drugs reduce risk of heart attacks, strokes!

Statins: Cholesterol-lowering drugs reduce risk of heart attacks, strokes!

Statins were found to be effective in reducing risk of death, heart attacks and strokes, across a broad range of patient groups.