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Smoking the primary cause of lung cancer

Smoking associated with increased number of lung cancer deaths.

13 Nov 2019 9:26 AM

Diabetes drugs can mitigate characteristic signs of nicotine withdrawal

Studies reveal that diabetes drug relieves nicotine withdrawal symptoms.

06 Nov 2019 9:50 AM

Smoking rates higher among users of substance like alcohol and marijuana

Study evaluates smoking evidence from urban emergency department patients.

05 Nov 2019 9:17 AM

Rise of teen vaping associated with marijuana consumption

Teen vaping tied to marijuana use.

14 Aug 2019 9:36 AM

Vaping can increase risk of relapse in some former smokers

Do e-cigarettes really help in quitting?

04 Aug 2019 1:18 PM


Cartoon-based marketing can prompt consumers to smoke e-cigarettes

People watching e-cigarette ads featuring cartoons more likely to start smoking.

17 Jun 2019 9:16 AM

E-cigarettes can hamper clearing of airways

E-cigarette vaping harms mucus clearance, study suggests.

08 Jun 2019 10:54 AM

Father's nicotine exposure linked to child's poor cognition: Study

Nicotine exposure for women is recognised as a significant risk factor for behavioural disorders such as ADHD.

21 Oct 2018 5:21 PM

Vaping residue can transfer between rooms

Electronic cigarettes and refill fluids seem to be evolving and new products are brought to the market every day.

12 Sep 2018 2:16 PM

Researchers develop potential drugs to help you quit smoking

They hope that the substances could help people reduce their consumption of tobacco, if not quit altogether.

29 Aug 2018 11:23 AM


Risk factors for substance use and substance use disorder differ

Here is what a new study has found.

09 Aug 2018 11:39 AM

E-cigarettes, tobacco linked to higher risk of oral cancer

Vast majority of non-cigarette tobacco users are exposed to carcinogen levels comparable to or exceeding exposure among cigarette smokers.

30 Jul 2018 8:54 AM

Nicotine exposure during pregnancy harmful for baby

Nicotine replacement therapies may not protect infants from SIDS.

19 Jul 2018 4:20 PM

Not all adults think nicotine 'definitely harmful' to kids

Nicotine poisonings due to children ingesting e-cigarette liquid are becoming more frequent.

17 Jul 2018 6:06 PM

Kids using discreet 'vaping' devices to smoke in school: Study

The gadget called JUUL is little bigger than a pack of gum.

02 Jul 2018 9:06 AM


Hookah behind half of tobacco smoking in young: study

This is why smoke loads can be so large for hookah users, even if they use infrequently.

17 May 2018 3:24 PM

Vaping tied to higher risk that teens will try marijuana, says study

Teens who use e-cigarettes may be twice as likely to smoke pot as their peers who never try vaping

24 Apr 2018 7:56 AM

E-cigarettes tied to less smoking cessation

It would be hard to find anything more harmful to long-term health except maybe arsenic.

23 Mar 2018 3:37 PM

Vaping may boost pneumonia risk: Study

Although it is possible that vaping might increase susceptibility to pneumonia, the effect is likely to be lower than from smoking itself.

08 Feb 2018 4:43 PM

Find out what just one cigarette does to your body

From stomach ache to ear infection, we list the effects of smoking on human body.

08 Feb 2018 11:45 AM