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Sunday, November 28, 2021

World No Tobacco Day


Milind Soman calls smoking the 'stupidest thing' he has ever done

June 01, 2021 5:42 pm

"I got addicted really quickly and was soon smoking 20-30 cigarettes a day"

World No Tobacco Day: Some immediate positive effects of quitting tobacco

May 31, 2021 10:21 am

"Smoking also causes addiction to nicotine, a stimulant drug that is in tobacco. Nicotine addiction makes it much harder for people to quit smoking," said Dr Samir Garde

World No Tobacco Day: Expert answers common questions on smoking and its effect on male & female fertility

May 28, 2021 6:12 pm

"For few couples, infertility could be an incredibly stressful situation to deal with and it has been seen that people adhere to smoking to deal with the stress"

How does tobacco affect new moms and babies? An expert answers

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.

How second-hand smoke can affect children

May 31, 2020 6:24 pm

When it comes to children, second-hand smoke is incredibly damaging, dangerous and detrimental.

Does smoking affect women differently? Here's what a doctor says

May 31, 2020 3:16 pm

'Women are at a greater threat from second-hand smoke as they are often not able to negotiate smoke-free places at work, home or in public.'

World No Tobacco Day: Why this lockdown is the best time to quit tobacco

May 31, 2020 9:59 am

A public awareness drive and better industrial resolve will help to reduce or even stop the use of tobacco products.

World No Tobacco Day: ‘More than 14.6 % youth use some form of tobacco in India'

May 30, 2020 9:25 pm

“With more than 42 per cent men and 14 per cent women totalling 266 million users (according to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2016-17), we do have a problem,” Dr. Vinayak Mohan Prasad, coordinator, No Tobacco (TFI), WHO, Geneva, said.

WHO cautions researchers against amplifying unproven links between tobacco, Covid-19

May 29, 2020 11:12 pm

WHO recommends that smokers take immediate steps to quit by using proven methods, such as toll-free quit lines, mobile text-messaging programmes and nicotine replacement therapies. Nicotine replacement therapies, such as gum and patches are designed to help smokers quit tobacco.

World No Tobacco Day 2019: Say no to smoking with these ayurvedic tips & yoga asanas

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.


Harsh Vardhan commemorates World No Tobacco Day

May 30, 2014 4:35 pm

Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Harsh Vardhan commemorated World No Tobacco Day.