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More smokers advised to quit tobacco compared to smokeless tobacco users

More smokers advised to quit tobacco compared to smokeless tobacco users

It is also smokeless tobacco. In India 90 per cent of people are suffering from oral cancer as they are consuming smokeless or chewing to...Read More

53% smokers between 20-30 years: Survey

53% smokers between 20-30 years: Survey

According to the survey conducted by Aviss Foundation, every third person in the age group of 15-50 years was addicted to smoking.

Smokers more likely to drink alcohol and suffer from psychiatric illness: Study

Smokers more likely to drink alcohol and suffer from psychiatric illness: Study

Mumbai: Smokers are more likely to consume alcohol and suffer from psychiatric illness than non- smokers, a study has revealed. The study...Read More

Smokers quitting tobacco also drink less alcohol: study

Smokers quitting tobacco also drink less alcohol: study

London: People who have recently begun an attempt to quit smoking tobacco are more likely to try drinking less alcohol than other smokers...Read More

Anti-smoking pills `don’t risk` mental health

Anti-smoking pills `don’t risk` mental health

Washington D.C: Turns out, the smoking cessation medications varenicline and bupropion, which were earlier thought to increase the risk o...Read More

‘Twitter2quit’ to help you kick the butt

‘Twitter2quit’ to help you kick the butt

New York: Not just news alerts, micro-blogging website Twitter can help smokers kick the butt in a more efficient way than traditional me...Read More

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Number of male smokers in India has risen by 36 percent since 1998

Toronto: The number of men smoking tobacco in India rose by more than one-third to 108 million between 1998 and 2015, says an alarming st...Read More

Graphic images on cigarette packs may not deter smokers

Graphic images on cigarette packs may not deter smokers

Washington : Graphic warning labels with images of diseased lungs or mouth on cigarette packages may not really prompt smokers to kick th...Read More

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Brain ‘switch’ to turn off nicotine cravings found

Washington : Scientists have identified a fat molecule in brain cells that may act as a ‘switch’ to increase or decrease the motivation t...Read More

E-cigarettes not helping smokers to quit smoking

E-cigarettes not helping smokers to quit smoking

Washington D.C: We often see electronic cigarettes being promoted and used to help smokers quit traditional cigarettes, but a new analysi...Read More

Graphic warnings may help smokers `kick the butt`

Graphic warnings may help smokers `kick the butt`

London : With 2016 just around the corner, smokers have started gearing up to take on one of the most challenging New Year’s resolutions ...Read More

Anti-smoking ads make  smokers angry, defensive

Anti-smoking ads make smokers angry, defensive

Washington DC : A new study has suggested that anti-smoking advertisements could lower smokers’ self-esteem making them angry and defensi...Read More

How India’s Tax System Helps Heavily Taxed Cigarettes Flourish

How India’s Tax System Helps Heavily Taxed Cigarettes Flourish

In March 2015—in response to a drop in sales as taxes more than doubled over four years—India’s leading cigarette company ITC Ltd. shorte...Read More

Why drug to quit smoking may not work wonders

Why drug to quit smoking may not work wonders

New York : Even a drug that helps people kick the butt may not increase the number of those who do so, says a new study which suggests th...Read More

Smokers likelier to develop schizophrenia, claims study

Smokers likelier to develop schizophrenia, claims study

London: Warning for Smokers! A new study has suggested that smoking could play a direct role in the development of schizophrenia, and cig...Read More

Millions of smokers have undiagnosed lung disease: study

Millions of smokers have undiagnosed lung disease: study

Miami : More than half of current and former smokers who can pass basic lung function tests may suffer from lung diseases that have gone ...Read More

Growing up with smokers doubles fagging risk

Growing up with smokers doubles fagging risk

New York: Researchers have found that that growing up in a home with a regular smoker nearly doubles the chances of a child becoming an a...Read More

50 pc youth run risk of   heart attacks, says study

50 pc youth run risk of heart attacks, says study

City bears biggest burden of heart-related diseases with 1.6 lakh deaths in last 14 years

Bans don’t help smokers kick the butt

Bans don’t help smokers kick the butt

Toronto : Ban on smoking in public spaces may not motivate smokers to light up less behind their own closed doors or quit altogether, a n...Read More

Smoking ban doesn’t help smokers to quit

Smoking ban doesn’t help smokers to quit

Toronto: Banning smoking hardly inspires people to reduce or quit it altogether, says a study that found no significant change in home ha...Read More

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