Smoking

Kicking the butt can cut daily drinking too

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

Jul 22, 2016, 17:00 PM IST

Five dead, over dozen injured after consuming spurious liquor in Uttar Pradesh's Etah

At least five persons died and more than a dozen were taken ill after consuming illicit liquor.

Jul 16, 2016, 17:10 PM IST

North Korea, a smokers' paradise, now urging people to quit

It's a battle Pyongyang has tried before and won't easily win since it doesn't appear to have a lot of funding.

Jul 06, 2016, 15:21 PM 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

Smoking damages sperm DNA, affects fertility: Experts

Male infertility accounts for about 30 to 50 percent of all infertility cases, and infertile men tend to have high levels of damage to the sperm DNA.

Jun 23, 2016, 16:44 PM IST

Smoking can hamper breast cancer treatment

 Women who smoke are less likely to respond to breast cancer treatments in comparison to those who abstain from it, and on the contrary they may be negatively affected by it, says a study.

Jun 18, 2016, 15:04 PM IST

Can't give up smoking? This homemade recipe can clean your lungs in just 3 days!

Smoking causes damage to the airways and lungs which leads to the development of this long-term condition. 

Jun 15, 2016, 14:57 PM IST

Long-term marijuana use can lead to tooth loss!

Tobacco users were found to have gum disease as well as reduced lung function, systemic inflammation and indicators of poorer metabolic health.

Jun 02, 2016, 13:50 PM IST

Why smoking puts you at increase risk of oral diseases

Puffing cigarettes can increase the likelihood that certain bacteria will not only set up camp but will build a fortified city in the mouth and fight against the immune system, thereby making you vulnerable to oral diseases, new research suggests.

Jun 01, 2016, 14:27 PM IST

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.

May 31, 2016, 13:23 PM IST

Five ways smoking affects your health!

Five ways smoking affects your health!

May 31, 2016, 09:53 AM IST

Nearly half of all heart attacks may be 'silent'

 Nearly half of all heart attacks may not have classic symptoms, such as chest pain, shortness of breath and cold sweats but are likely to be silent, reveals new research.

May 22, 2016, 15:55 PM IST

Now, smoking shows you the way to weight loss!

In an experiment conducted by scientists, self-consumption of nicotine by rats has resulted in weight loss.

May 19, 2016, 09:12 AM IST

Watch: How SMOKING is dangerous; it does really KILL!

We all know and are fully aware about of the fact that smoking is injurious to health. Despite several warnings printed on the cigarette pack, nobody really cares while smoking that life-sucking cigarette bud.

May 16, 2016, 13:25 PM IST

Ranbir Kapoor is trying THIS NEW fad to kick the butt!

Smoking a cigarette reduces your number of years causing the dreaded Cancer disease. 

May 05, 2016, 10:56 AM IST

Smoking inside home makes kids ill

"Our findings indicate that tobacco smoke exposure has a significant impact on demand for health care services," said lead study author Ashley Merianos from University of Cincinnati.

May 02, 2016, 23:50 PM IST

Are e-cigarettes beneficial or cause harm? This is what experts say!

The team also warned that heavy regulation and taxation of e-cigarettes will counteract the benefit that these products can provide.

Apr 25, 2016, 20:05 PM IST

Smoking is definitely a male thing!

Although men and women are equally influenced by tobacco, males tend to smoke more than females, finds new research that investigated gender differences in tobacco use among hunter-gathering egalitarian tribes.

Apr 21, 2016, 15:51 PM IST

Smoking, viral infection reduce efficacy of lung medications

In animal models, the team found that lung tissues exposed to cigarette smoke and viral infection were less responsive to the drug than tissues those were not.

Apr 11, 2016, 19:16 PM IST

Smoking causes vision loss in patients, say opthalmologists

According to the doctors, several studies have shown that smoking increases the risk of age-related macular degeneration, cataract, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and dry eye syndrome.

Apr 09, 2016, 23:36 PM IST