Smoking

Russia to ban cigarette sale 'to anyone born after 2015'

A Kremlin spokesman said such a ban would need serious consideration and consultation with other Ministries. 

Jan 12, 2017, 00:02 AM IST

New app-based game may help smokers quit

However, it also incorporates a combination of some 37 behavioural change techniques ? theory-based methods for changing behaviour ? selected by psychologists to help smokers quit.

Jan 05, 2017, 19:58 PM IST

Smoking: Five ways it affects your health!

We all know that smoking is not good for health, but still most people are addicted to it and find it hard to quit.

Dec 26, 2016, 13:45 PM IST

Five simple tips to prevent bloating!

Bloating is the condition where the belly is feeling swollen after eating.

Dec 24, 2016, 17:11 PM IST

Smoking during pregnancy may impair children's kidney

A new research has revealed that expectant mothers should not smoke during pregnancy as it might impair children's kidney.

Dec 23, 2016, 23:07 PM IST

Maternal smoking may impair children's kidney

Maternal smoking during pregnancy was associated with a 1.24-times increased risk of child proteinuria compared with no exposure to maternal smoking during pregnancy.

Dec 23, 2016, 17:04 PM IST

Five things you can do to prevent asthma attacks!

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways, causing difficulty breathing, chest pain, cough and wheezing. 

Dec 22, 2016, 23:43 PM IST

Here's the truth about occasional smoking

But this new study suggests that smokers who go through much less than a pack of cigarettes a day still have an increased risk of an early death than non-smokers.

Dec 06, 2016, 12:24 PM IST

Why men have higher diabetes risk than women?

The study showed that men have 61 per cent higher prevalence and 46 per cent increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes when compared with women.

Dec 04, 2016, 04:12 AM IST

Under-50 smokers eight times more likely to have major heart attack, says study

Smokers under 50 are eight times more likely than non-smokers of the same age to have a major heart attack, scientists said Wednesday.

Nov 30, 2016, 05:23 AM IST

Not happy I am smoking again, confesses Aamir Khan

Superstar Aamir Khan says he is unhappy that he has started smoking again, but assured that he would give it up after the release of his film "Dangal". With the pre-release nervousness of his much-awaited film 'Dangal", Aamir has taken up smoking again.

Nov 29, 2016, 15:36 PM IST

Not only alcohol, these factors too increase risk of liver disease!

We all know that excessive consumption of alcohol leads to liver cirrhosis.

Nov 29, 2016, 13:14 PM IST

Does secondhand exposure to smoke really make kids antisocial?

Abnormal brain development can result from chronic or transient exposure to toxic chemicals and gases in second hand tobacco smoke. 

Nov 29, 2016, 06:29 AM IST

Early tobacco exposure elevates dropout rates, behavioural issues in kids

Exposure to tobacco smoke is toxic to the developing brain at a time when it is most vulnerable to environment input, the researchers said.

Nov 28, 2016, 15:48 PM IST

Heavy smokers with diabetes at increased risk of facing early death, says study

A new study led by an Indian-origin researcher has found that heavy smokers with diabetes at increased risk of facing early death.

Nov 23, 2016, 22:41 PM IST

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

Electronic cigarettes equally harmful to gums as smoking

As per a recent survey, electronic cigarettes have been found to be equally harmful to gums and teeth as normal cigarettes.

Nov 17, 2016, 17:48 PM IST

Red wine before smoking can offset damage to blood vessels

Drinking red wine is widely regarded as protective against cardiovascular disease.

Nov 16, 2016, 16:17 PM IST

Statins: Cholesterol-lowering drugs reduce risk of heart attacks, strokes!

Statins were found to be effective in reducing risk of death, heart attacks and strokes, across a broad range of patient groups.

Nov 15, 2016, 14:08 PM IST

Smoking may cause artery explosion

Individuals who smoke may be nearly twice as likely to develop an abdominal aortic aneurysm -- a deadly condition of the main artery of the body that often turns out to be a silent killer, researchers have warned.

Nov 12, 2016, 00:35 AM IST