They say smoking is injurious to health, this 'spine-chilling video' just proves it right - Watch

In the video, a man is seen throwing a cigarette butt inside a sewer hole and soon after that, it explodes in the man's face.

Apr 13, 2017, 13:56 PM IST

Higher tobacco taxes can help South Asia kick the butt

Higher taxes on tobacco could reduce smoking rates in South Asia by at least one-third and avoid 35-45 million premature deaths, according to a recent study.

Apr 11, 2017, 21:37 PM IST

For parents who smoke – Your kid's hands may be full of nicotine

The findings showed that the children`s hands hold high levels of nicotine even when parents are not smoking around them and sheds new light on dangers of third-hand smoke.

Apr 09, 2017, 14:10 PM IST

Do you know how most of the people in India die? Smoking takes the breath away

According to a recent study, over 50 percent deaths caused due to smoking in 2015 took place majorly in four countries and India is one of them.

Apr 06, 2017, 09:31 AM IST

Heat of hookah pipe risks smokers' health, says study

 Do you know that heat of hookah pipe can harm our health? Well, a new study has revealed that the heat of hookah pipe is the biggest health culprit for the smokers.

Apr 04, 2017, 09:19 AM IST

Want to add years to your life? Start smoking cigarettes

From throat cancer to various eye-related ailments, smoking and chewing tobacco responsible for all the major diseases will no longer cause health problems, claim experts.

Apr 01, 2017, 13:33 PM IST

Researchers come up with method to measure potentially damaging cigarette smoke radicals

Cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Mar 30, 2017, 16:51 PM IST

How smoking causes glaucoma, other eye diseases

Glaucoma is a condition that causes damage to eye’s optic nerve and gets worse over time. 

Mar 20, 2017, 09:12 AM IST

Here's why you should think twice before smoking in public places in Delhi

The Delhi Police is issuing challans directly for the first time under the COTPA which prohibits smoking in public places, sale of tobacco products to minors, and sale of tobacco products within 100 yards of educational institutions.

Mar 13, 2017, 10:37 AM IST

Smokers, take note! E-cigarettes can also lead to cancer

Benzene, a component of gasoline, has been linked to a number of diseases, including leukemia and bone marrow failure.It is found in urban air because of industrial emissions and unburned gasoline in exhaust and fuel tank leakages.

Mar 09, 2017, 09:50 AM IST

Smoking hampers lung's ability to heal

 Are you a chain smoker? If yes, then avoid or quit smoking as it can cause lungs to lose their ability to heal.

Mar 03, 2017, 21:35 PM IST

Ban on public smoking could reduce harmful effects on health, says study

Exposure decreased across all locations surveyed, beyond the workplaces and hospitality settings covered by the 2011 legislation.

Feb 27, 2017, 20:50 PM IST

Lung health: Daily consumption of fruits, vegetables can lower COPD risk in smokers

Supporting the universal idea of upholding fruits and veggies due to their health-promoting properties, a new research suggests that a diet rich in fruit and green leafy vegetables can be beneficial for your lung health.


Feb 23, 2017, 13:57 PM IST

Babies exposed to nicotine at higher risk for hearing loss

Children with impaired auditory brainstem function are likely to have learning difficulties and problems with language development.

Feb 13, 2017, 11:37 AM IST

Teens using e-cigs are more likely to smoke cigarettes

According to researchers, vaping is a "one-way bridge" to cigarette smoking for teenagers in the study published in journal Tobacco Control.

Feb 11, 2017, 11:35 AM IST

This is why smoking synthetic weed is not safe!

Researchers have found that smoking synthetic weed may not be safe.

Feb 03, 2017, 20:52 PM IST

E-cigarettes may increase risk of cardiovascular diseases, says study

E-cigarettes may not be as harmless as believed, but a new study has revealed that regular vapers may increase the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases.

Feb 03, 2017, 16:14 PM IST

Cancer: Obesity biggest driver of disease; cases in women rising six times faster than in men

According to the analysis by Cancer Research UK, unhealthy lifeslyle habits, mainly obesity, are to be blamed for the rise in cancer cases in both sexes. 

Feb 03, 2017, 11:40 AM IST

Smoking in public areas now restricted as per Australian state's new laws!

As per the laws, anyone seen smoking within 10 metres of these visitor facilities will have to pay a fine of 243 Australian dollars ($185).

Feb 02, 2017, 00:13 AM IST

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.

Jan 16, 2017, 12:26 PM IST