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Tuesday, March 31, 2020



Explained: How quitting smoking can reverse cancer risk

February 15, 2020 8:53 am

Smoking can cause mutation in cells, leading to cancer. So, if a smoker quits, how far does his or her health recover?

Sadness is more likely to cause chain smoking, compared to other emotions: Study

January 13, 2020 1:12 pm

Based on a set of four studies. researchers found that sadness can play a stronger role in triggering addictive behaviour.

Cigarette smoking may damage mental health too: Study

January 11, 2020 11:51 am

Students who smoked also had higher rates of depressive symptoms, and lower mental health scores such as vitality and social functioning than did non-smoking students, according to the researchers.

Here's how you can fight bad breath caused by smoking

November 25, 2019 10:54 am

Smoking leads to smelly breath, which can be a cause of serious embarrassment, and an indication of oral diseases.

Women who smoke during pregnancy may affect daughter's fertility, says study

September 20, 2019 5:04 pm

The effects of smoking during pregnancy have been studied by experts in the past too, including complications like sudden bleeding. Even exposure to passive smoking during pregnancy can be harmful, increasing the risk of high blood pressure.

Explained: What you need to know about vaping-related lung illness

September 10, 2019 12:44 pm

E-cigarettes and other vaping devices were developed to help cigarette smokers quit their dangerous habit by providing a way to satisfy their nicotine addiction without inhaling the toxins that come from burning tobacco.

Be warned: Vaping isn't a safe alternative to smoking

September 18, 2019 4:54 pm

Vaping devices like e-cigarettes heat liquids that are then inhaled as aerosol containing nicotine. The liquids do not comprise water as many are led to believe.

Soni Razdan smoked when pregnant with Alia: How cigarettes can harm an unborn baby

July 12, 2019 11:37 am

Alia Bhatt's mother and actress Soni Razdan recently took to social media to reveal how she smoked a lot of cigarettes for a movie without knowing she was pregnant with her second child.

One in three between 15 to 50 years smoke to cope with stress in Delhi-NCR: Survey

July 10, 2019 12:05 pm

India is one of those countries in the world which is reeling under a huge burden of high mortality and morbidity linked with tobacco addiction.

Why smokers are thrice more prone to chronic back pain

June 09, 2019 10:19 am

While common awareness brings in the understanding that smoking can lead to cancer and cardiovascular diseases, not everyone is aware that smoking can also cause lower back pain or can further worsen an existing back condition.