non-smokers

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.

Nov 23, 2016, 00:30 AM IST

Beware smokers! Excess smoking and narcotic use can cause infertility

Doctors claim that cigarettes do not necessarily cause infertility, they can have an adverse effect on a couple's ability to conceive. The problem exists in men as much as in females, the doctors said.

Jul 01, 2016, 21:28 PM IST

Third-hand smoking may lead to diabetes: Study

The findings showed that smoke accumulated on surfaces like clothing, hair, homes and cars may lead to Type-2 diabetes.

Mar 06, 2016, 20:58 PM IST

E-cigarette vapor can reduce cough reflex sensitivity

A new study has claimed that single use of an e-cigarette can diminish the sensitivity of cough reflex.

Aug 21, 2015, 14:06 PM IST

Even passive smokers need more anesthetic during surgery

During operations, both smokers and those exposed to passive smoke require more anaesthetic and painkillers as compared to non-smokers, a new research says.

May 31, 2015, 15:44 PM IST

Tobacco use on decline but govts must intensify action: WHO

The rate of tobacco use is declining and non-smoking is becoming the new norm worldwide, the WHO has said.

Mar 20, 2015, 16:05 PM IST

Living at higher altitudes reduces risk of lung cancer

A new study has recently revealed that living at higher altitudes reduces risk of lung cancer in both smokers as well as non-smokers, which suggested that oxygen may promote the incidence of lung cancer.

Jan 19, 2015, 15:36 PM IST

Quit ciggies to lower heart attack risk to levels of never smokers

A new study has suggested that quitting smoking is not able to reduce the amount of disease smoking causes in the coronary arteries, but does lower the risk of heart attack and death to the levels of non-smokers.

Sep 02, 2013, 13:34 PM IST

Breastfeeding lowers breast cancer risk for non-smoking moms

A new analysis has found that breastfeeding for more than six months may help protect non-smoking mothers from acquiring breast cancer.

Aug 16, 2013, 13:31 PM IST

Air pollution tied to lung cancer in non-smokers

People who have never smoked, but who live in areas with higher air pollution levels, are roughly 20% more likely to die from lung cancer.

Oct 29, 2011, 09:00 AM IST

Heart attacks hit smokers younger: Study

Smokers tend to suffer heart attacks years earlier than non-smokers, suggests a new study from Michigan.

Oct 11, 2011, 08:35 AM IST

Smokers likely to undergo chronic pain than non-smokers

Smokers are much more likely to report problems with persistent musculoskeletal pain than non-smokers.

Aug 24, 2011, 14:28 PM IST

Gene linked to lung cancer in non-smokers `identified`

Scientists have discovered what they claim is a common gene that raises the risk of developing lung cancer in non-smokers, a breakthrough which may pave the way for new targeted therapies for patients.

Mar 22, 2010, 11:29 AM IST

Gene linked to lung cancer in non-smokers `identified`

Scientists have discovered what they claim is a common gene that raises the risk of developing lung cancer in non-smokers, a breakthrough which may pave the way for new targeted therapies for patients.

Mar 22, 2010, 00:00 AM IST