Tag: smoking

Smoking may damage body’s blood pressure autocorrect system

Washington: People who smoke take note! Smoking may increase the risk of developing hypertension, impairing body's blood pressure autocorrect system,…

NGO welcomes ban on smoking in Goa government offices

Panaji: The National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication on Wednesday welcomed a recent decision of the Goa Health Ministry to declare…

Paternal smoking associated with childhood asthma

Washington: It is not only maternal smoking that affects children before taking birth but also paternal smoking. A new study…

Women with sleep apnoea more likely to have cancer than men

Washington: A recent study finds that women who are deprived of sleep and suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) are…

Sweden set to ban outdoor smoking

Stockholm [Sweden]: Sweden is set to ban outdoor smoking from July this year, in a bid to prevent diseases associated…

Avoid passive smoking at home and workplace to cut BP

London: Living with a smoker after age 20 is associated with a 15 per cent greater risk of developing high…

Quitting smoking cuts bladder cancer risk in women

New York: Quitting smoking can reduce the risk of bladder cancer in older women, says a study, adding that the…

Study debunks the association of lung cancer with non-smokers

Washington: Lung cancer is not only diagnosed in smokers but a large population of non-smokers too, a new study claims.…

Quit smoking to lower the risk of premature birth

New York: Expecting mothers, take note. As smoking during pregnancy is linked with negative health outcomes, a team of researchers…

Quitting smoking during pregnancy lowers risk of preterm births

Washington: A recent study claims that smoking during pregnancy can have negative health impacts. According to researchers smoking during pregnancy…

More deaths likely to occur in Asian countries due to tobacco consumption, says study

Washington: A recent study has revealed that Asia will face an increasing number of deaths from smoking-related diseases if tobacco…

Sniffing pleasant aroma could reduce the urge of smoking

Washington: Researchers have discovered a unique method that can keep the smokers away from cigarettes. Inhaling a pleasant odour could…

Heavy pot smokers may need higher dosage for sedation

New York: People who regularly use cannabis may require more than two times the usual level of sedation when undergoing…

Partnering up key to quit smoking: Study

London: Is addiction not letting you quit smoking? Relax. A new study suggests that kicking the habit works best in…

Stop smoking cigarettes before they make you blind

New Delhi: Do you smoke cigarettes? Think twice before taking another drag as it may not only damage your heart…

Smoking during pregnancy linked to increased risk of offspring obesity

Washington: Mothers-to-be, take note! New research has linked smoking during pregnancy with an increased risk of offspring obesity. The research,…

Smoking, pre-eclampsia during pregnancy may cause fertility issues

London: A new study done on rats suggests low oxygen levels in the womb might lead to fertility problems later…

Smoking not linked to higher dementia risk: Study

New York: It is no secret that smoking increases the risk for cancer, heart disease, diabetes and even blindness. But…

Smoking strong pot daily increases psychosis risks

London: Amid growing decriminalisation of cannabis use, a new study warns that daily cannabis use, especially of high potency, is…

Smoking reduces due to tobacco control policies

Washington: Increasing taxes on tobacco and smoke-free policies have resulted in the reduction of smoking among older adults, according to…