March 23, 2022 7:42 am
According to the study, published in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research, the annual direct economic costs attributable to Second-Hand Smoking (SHS) in India amounted to Rs 567 billion.
December 09, 2021 12:45 pm
🔴Currently, 11.6% of all New Zealanders aged over 15 smoke, a proportion that rises to 29% among indigenous Maori adults, according to government figures.
June 22, 2021 3:53 pm
In a letter addressed to PM Modi, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, and Karnataka CM B S Yediyurappa, cancer survivors from the city cited findings by the WHO that smokers are at a high risk of developing severe complications when confronted with coronavirus.
June 16, 2021 10:35 pm
The complainant added that he felt uncomfortable and requested the driver to stop smoking while reminding him that smoking in public spaces was an offence.
June 01, 2021 5:42 pm
"I got addicted really quickly and was soon smoking 20-30 cigarettes a day"
June 03, 2021 3:22 pm
In the world, around 6,00,000 people are thought to be dying every year due to passive smoking. This is much more than our Covid-19 deaths, and one-third of these are children, more so of smokers.
June 01, 2021 12:51 am
This year’s World No Tobacco Day theme is ‘Commit to Quit’. During the webinar, the panellists laid emphasis on how the Covid-19 pandemic led to a strengthening of resolve among tobacco users in their commitment to quit (tobacco).
March 15, 2021 4:48 pm
The research examined different socioeconomic, lifestyle, health, and social factors that might contribute to the mortality gap between men and women aged 50 and older
March 10, 2021 11:31 am
The guidelines say people with a history of 20 “pack-years” should be screened. The term “one pack-year” can refer to smoking one pack of 20 cigarettes a day for a year — or two packs a day for half a year, or half-a-pack a day for two years. So, 20 pack-years would include people who smoked two packs a day for 10 years, or half-a-pack a day for 40 years.
January 07, 2021 11:04 am
The first and major effective method to avoid respiratory ailments is to quit smoking. "The ongoing pandemic is an opportunity for people who smoke to recognise the serious health risks associated with the addiction such as COPD, vulnerability for COVID-19 and consider quitting," shared the doctor.
August 06, 2015 12:58 pm