June 01, 2020 4:35 pm
Smoking, active or passive, can affect new mothers whether or not they are lactating, said Dr Bakshi. She said nicotine, when it is inside the body, can lead to the constriction of blood vessels.
December 20, 2019 9:21 am
Four out of five tobacco users globally are men, so declines of tobacco consumption in males marks a turning point for the fight against tobacco.
September 05, 2019 6:47 am
The action comes after a group of lawyers wrote to the Bombay High Court Chief Justice and the office of the Principal District Judge, Pune, over the issue.
June 19, 2019 10:01 pm
Applauding the government for including cigarettes and smokeless tobacco in the highest tax slab for its long-lasting impact on the lives of the country's 268 million tobacco users, they demanded that 'bidis' be also classified as a demerit good and taxed at the maximum rate plus cess.
June 02, 2019 3:49 pm
The guidelines calls for educational institution managements to ensure that no tobacco product is sold inside premises and in an area within 100 yards from the premises.
May 31, 2019 2:21 pm
Yoga can help quit the habit by strengthening the mind to fight back the urge to smoke. It also helps in managing stress, anxiety and anger.
May 31, 2019 11:22 am
Professor R N Sharan of North-Eastern Hill University and others recently published a study in Indian Journal of Clinical Practice (IJCP) which reviewed the health and safety implications of ENDS.
May 31, 2019 9:30 am
While tobacco consumption in any form is harmful for everyone and can lead to various diseases including cancer, it is especially harmful for pregnant women as it exposes the mother and the unborn child to an increased risk of health problems.
May 30, 2019 5:12 pm
WHO's South-East Asia Region comprises of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Timor-Leste.
May 16, 2019 11:45 am
E-cigarettes are nicotine-emitting devices that have grown into a multibillion-dollar industry in the U.S. despite little research on their long-term health effects, including whether they are useful in helping smokers quit cigarettes.