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70 million Indian women consume smokeless tobacco, many to kill hunger

70 million Indian women consume smokeless tobacco, many to kill hunger

A whopping 70 million Indian women above age 15 use smokeless tobacco (SLT), which alone constitutes 63 per cent of the world's SLT consumption, according to a Union Health Ministry report on SLT.

India ranked 3rd in pictorial warnings on tobacco products

India ranked 3rd in pictorial warnings on tobacco products

The Cigarette Package Health Warnings International Status Report was released on the fourth day of the World Health Organisation's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) Conference of the Parties (COP 7) by the Canadian Cancer Society.

Smoking of hookahs to be monitored as part of anti-tobacco move: WHO FCTC

Smoking of hookahs to be monitored as part of anti-tobacco move: WHO FCTC

Aiming to curb consumption of tobacco among the youth at an early stage, the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) has urged its 180 member nations to monitor waterpipe (Indian hookah) tobacco use through a national surveillance system to cover all age groups.

Yoga helps tobacco addicts quit nicotine products: Study

Yoga helps tobacco addicts quit nicotine products: Study

A new study have found that nearly eighty-five per cent of tobacco addicts can quit the habit of consuming nicotine products just by doing yoga and meditation.

Committed to every plan and programme to curb tobacco use and diseases caused by it: JP Nadda

Committed to every plan and programme to curb tobacco use and diseases caused by it: JP Nadda

Nadda also said WHO FCTC rules are the strongest tool to curb the tobacco use in the world.

Osteoporosis: Reasons why men can also get the disease!

Osteoporosis, which causes bones to become weak and brittle, affects more women because they tend to have thinner bones than men.

GST Council to slap 40% 'sin tax' on tobacco products?

GST Council to slap 40% 'sin tax' on tobacco products?

Consumer Voice, a voluntary action group, on Sunday urged the GST Council to levy the highest, "sin tax" of 40 percent on all forms of tobacco products, including cigarettes, beedis and smokeless tobacco.

Head and neck cancer: What increases your risk, prevention tips!

The main factors that increase the risk of head and neck cancers are smoking and alcohol consumption.

New treatment to beat nicotine addiction a step closer

Researchers have crystallised and determined the 3D structure of a protein that could help them develop new treatments by understanding nicotine's molecular effects.

Tobacco farmers seek participation in WHO summit

The International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) on Thursday urged the World Health Organization (WHO) to allow their participation in the upcoming 7th Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).

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.

Kicking the butt can cut daily drinking too

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

Karnataka becomes third state to ban e-cigarettes in the country

Health Minister UT Khader said that the decision has been taken on the recommendation of the committee on cancer prevention.

Cigarette brands in India implement 85 percent pictorial warnings

The implementation comes after the Health Ministry under Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Act, 2003 (COTPA) increased the size of graphic health warnings on tobacco products from 20 percent to 85 percent. 

Maternal smoking and its effect on babies!

Maternal smoking has been linked to behavioural changes such as attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, addiction and conduct disorder.
 

Smoking kills, quit now: Here are 6 best tips ever!

Here are some tips which may help you to quit smoking and improve your health.

World No Tobacco Day 2016: Plain packaging can save lives, says WHO

Plain packaging reduces the attractiveness of tobacco products, restricts use of tobacco packaging as a form of advertising, limits misleading packaging and labelling, and increases the effectiveness of health warnings.

Five ways smoking affects your health!

Five ways smoking affects your health!

ITC resumes cigarette production

ITC resumes cigarette production

Diversified group ITC Sunday said there is "progressive resumption" of production at its cigarette factories, which was suspended from May 4 over the large pictorial warning issue.