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Respiratory disorders can decrease lifespan in older people

Respiratory symptoms may predict life expectancy in elder people.

04 Jul 2019 9:50 AM

Why people want to quit e-cigarettes

Most e-cigarette users want to quit, study suggests.

26 May 2019 11:40 AM

Prostate cancer survival odds worse for smokers

Prostate cancer diagnosis, even when it is not associated with tobacco smoking, is a teachable moment for patients to quit smoking.

07 Jun 2018 10:21 AM

Smokers have lesser odds of surviving prostate cancer

Former smoking was associated with higher risk of relapse, but not with spread or cancer-specific death.

06 Jun 2018 8:22 PM

53 per cent unsuccessful in attempts to quit smoking

Twenty-five per cent of smokers are using e-cigarette or vaping device to cut down smoking.

01 Jun 2018 6:28 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

Regular exercise slows down ageing: study

Researchers assessed the health of older adults who had exercised most of their adult lives to see if this could slow down ageing.

10 Mar 2018 6:29 PM

Drinking hot tea can increase risk of oesophageal cancer

The risks to smokers also increase with high-temperature tea drinking.

12 Feb 2018 1:45 PM

Eating green leafy vegetables may reduce stroke risk: study

The research was presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2018.

28 Jan 2018 12:23 PM

Two tomatoes a day may keep lung disease at bay: study

Similar benefits were observed with apples too.

21 Dec 2017 2:36 PM


If Parents can smoke, it’s okay for us: 89 per cent teenagers

A study reveals that 87 per cent teenagers believe that watching actors smoke in movies promotes smoking among the audience.

05 Dec 2017 5:04 AM

Risk of cancer in women increased by exposure to artificial light

Researchers say artificial light could work by blocking a hormone that helps stave off the disease.

18 Aug 2017 3:11 PM

Smokers with mental illness wish to quit smoking

Patients with mental illness are highly benefitted from lesser use of cigarettes

30 Dec 2016 7:25 PM