Smoking

Is it hard to quit smoking? Running can help you get rid of it

A study has claimed that running can help you get rid of this bad habit and save your health.

Sep 14, 2017, 11:23 AM IST

Consuming marijuana can change your style of walking

A team of researchers has found that those who smoke cannabis tend to move their shoulders less and elbows more as they walk. The study also found marijuana users swing their knees more quickly when walking than non-users. 

Sep 04, 2017, 16:25 PM IST

E-cigarette ban: Experts warn of harmful consequences for smokers – Read

Some states in India, including Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Punjab, Maharashtra and Kerala, have prohibited sales of e-cigarettes, while tobacco cigarettes remain legal.

Sep 03, 2017, 17:02 PM IST

25-year-old Delhi man blames colleague for throat cancer, kills him – Read

The accused, identified as Mustakeem Ahmad, shot dead his colleague from Myanmar for allegedly introducing him to smoking that led him to get throat cancer later.

Aug 28, 2017, 09:29 AM IST

Can nicotine reduction help in curbing addiction?

The research focuses on the relationship between behavior and health, particularly in disadvantaged populations, a group that is "overrepresented" among smokers, according to the study`s authors.

Aug 24, 2017, 09:38 AM IST

Small increase in cigarette price can make smokers quit: Study

In addition to finding that current smokers were 20 percent more likely to quit smoking when pack prices went up by a dollar, researchers showed that there was a three per cent overall reduction in smoking risk.

Aug 20, 2017, 19:24 PM IST

Quit smoking to delay frailty in old age

The study, published in the journal Age & Ageing, showed that current smoking was associated with an approximately 60 per cent increased risk of developing frailty.

Aug 18, 2017, 23:26 PM IST

E-cigarettes may promote smoking among teenagers

The research, published in the journal Tobacco Control, surveyed 2,836 adolescents from 20 schools in England.

Aug 18, 2017, 23:17 PM IST

E- cigarettes can help you kick the butt – Read

The findings revealed that the probability of quitting cigarettes was three times higher among daily e-cigarette users compared to those who never tried e-cigarettes.

Aug 17, 2017, 16:50 PM IST

Despite being aware of grave health issues, smokers find it difficult to quit: Study

Smokers are 178 per cent more likely to suffer from mental stress than non-smokers, according to the study titled 'Choose Life'.

Aug 14, 2017, 13:48 PM IST

Smoking ups anxiety, affects brain's ability to suppress fear

Scientists have found that tobacco smoke can impair the brain`s ability to repress fear-related memories, leaving smokers less able to deal with fear and anxiety after a traumatic event.

Jul 29, 2017, 16:12 PM IST

Smoking may increase sensitivity to social stress: Study

Lighting a cigarette may not be a good way to relax and it may increase sensitivity to social stress, according to a new study by the French National Centre for Scientific Research published on Tuesday.

Jul 26, 2017, 00:07 AM IST

Three pillars for longer life span have been established! - Know what they are

As per the study, people who quit smoking, reduce weight and refrain from heavy alcohol intake are likely to live seven years longer in good health than the general population.

Jul 21, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

Cut smoking, reduce stress to ward off dementia: Study

Managing lifestyle factors such as smoking, hypertension and depression could prevent one-third of the world's dementia cases, a Lancet study has claimed.

Jul 20, 2017, 22:30 PM IST

Dramatic rise in tobacco control policies in last decade: WHO

The latest WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic found that 4.7 billion people--63 per cent of world's population--are covered by policies such as strong graphic warnings, smoke-free public places or other measures.

Jul 20, 2017, 17:17 PM IST

Shah Rukh Khan takes a break from smoking! Post inside

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is widely loved by the fans not just for the kind of films he does but also for being his charming self. But his fans have often wanted him to quit one habit of his. Any guesses what it could be?

Jul 19, 2017, 10:02 AM IST

Smoking rates in Britain drop significantly, lowest ever level recorded since 2007

This good news comes a decade after cigarettes were banished from Britain's pubs, clubs, bars and restaurants.

Jul 02, 2017, 13:28 PM IST

Higher childhood IQ linked to longer life: Study

Children with higher intelligence have a lower risk of major causes of death, including heart disease, stroke, and smoking related cancers, scientists say. 

Jun 30, 2017, 00:58 AM IST

Shocking! Teens aged 13-15 years turning towards using tobacco products, reveals survey

Most smokers, according to the study take up smoking during their teens and half of nations had a smoking rate of at least 15 percent for boys compared to the 8 percent of girls.

Jun 19, 2017, 18:24 PM IST

Smokeless tobacco is 95 percent safer than smoking: Study

With the potential to stop 320,000 premature deaths across Europe each year, the researchers demonstrate the potential of the low risk tobacco product, snus, in reducing the impact of tobacco related disease and death in Europe.

Jun 17, 2017, 13:12 PM IST