World`s leading lung organizations want to ban or restrict e- cigarettes use

A position statement on electronic cigarettes has been released by the experts from the world`s leading lung organizations to ban or restrict their use until their health impacts are better known.

New line of treatment for cancer - Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy is the treatment of cancers using X rays or other forms of electromagnetic rays that have the ability to destroy tissue by damaging the DNA of cells.

Deaths from ischaemic stroke due to tobacco use highest in China, India and Russia

A new report suggests that deaths from ischaemic stroke (IS) due to tobacco use in China, India, and Russia together are higher than the total for all the world`s other countries combined.

Over 1 million Indians die from tobacco annually: Report

Tobacco use continues to take a toll on the lives of Indians as more than one millions people in the country die prematurely every year due to tobacco-related diseases, according to the World Lung Foundation report.

School-based tobacco control reduces use by adolescents: Study

School-based tobacco control programmes have significant potential in reducing tobacco use among adolescents, says a new study.

Smoking behind most cancer cases

Researchers from the Boston University Medical Center also provided considerable new information on lifestyle and environmental factors that may relate to the risk of cancer.

J&K: Students take out rally against use of tobacco

Uniform-clad students, carrying placards and banners, took out a march on the Residency Road, the commercial hub in
the heart of Srinagar, before ending their rally at the Mushtaq Enclave.