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Here’s how smoking during pregnancy affects babies

The research examined potential reasons for this phenomenon, using a tissue, which is normally discarded following birth.

24 Nov 2018 8:46 AM

Unhealthy lifestyle, erratic shifts can increase diabetes risk, says study

Unhealthy lifestyle behaviour such as smoking, poor diet, little exercise, and being obese increase the risk of Type 2 diabetes.

22 Nov 2018 3:24 PM

Canada varsity may be 1st to allow pot smoking on campus

University of British Columbia to set up dedicated gazebos for purpose.

19 Nov 2018 12:10 AM

Looking after our lungs

Environmental pollution and smog are increasing the risk of respiratory diseases in otherwise healthy adults in winter.

19 Nov 2018 12:10 AM

Tobacco availability increases smoking rates in pregnant women

Smoking during pregnancy is a critically important public health

14 Nov 2018 3:06 PM


Do e-cigarettes undermine desire to quit smoking?

Here is what a new study has found.

14 Nov 2018 11:59 AM

Doctors not pushing smokers with artery disease to quit

New study offers fresh evidence of just how difficult smoking cessation can be.

11 Nov 2018 10:27 AM

High BP, smoking makes women more prone to heart attack

Researchers also found deaths from heart attacks are lower among women than man at younger ages.

11 Nov 2018 10:20 AM

US to restrict e-cigarette flavours to fight teenage vaping 'epidemic'

The ban means only tobacco, mint and menthol flavors can be sold.

09 Nov 2018 4:43 PM

Cigarette pictorial warning effective in helping people stop smoking

Researchers say it all comes down to how we humans act in response to our emotions.

29 Oct 2018 12:22 PM


Few smokers know about added sugar in cigarettes

It increases the amount of harmful chemicals in smoke.

28 Oct 2018 3:39 PM

Smoking during pregnancy may cause early puberty in kids

Study found children of mothers who smoked more than 10 cigarettes a day during pregnancy, entered puberty three to six months earlier.

25 Oct 2018 10:11 AM

Smoking cannabis may boost risk of stroke by cutting off blood supply to brain

According to scientists, compounds known as cannabinoids in marijuana may cause blood vessels in the brain to narrow, triggering a stroke.

23 Oct 2018 9:48 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

Not exercising worse for your health than smoking: Study

New study warns of the risks when you do not exercise.

21 Oct 2018 11:20 AM


E-cigarette vaping may delay wound healing, says study

Study found there was increased rate of tissue death on grafted flaps in groups exposed to either e-cigarettes or traditional cigarettes.

20 Oct 2018 10:08 AM

E-cigarettes do not stain teeth: Study

Here is what a new study has found.

15 Oct 2018 9:24 AM

Hectic life pushing Delhiites towards drinking, smoking

At 44%, women smoke more than men (32%) transparent periodic elections.

02 Oct 2018 1:21 AM

Obesity may become leading cause of cancer among women by 2043

The development will be driven by a combination of rising obesity rates and a reduction in smoking rates.

24 Sep 2018 6:43 PM

Obesity to cause more cancer in women than smoking, warn health experts

Being overweight is responsible for 7.5 per cent, or 13,200 cases of cancer in the UK alone.

24 Sep 2018 1:29 PM