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Poor health in adulthood because of parents' lifestyle in childhood: Study

The study involved 21,000 participants aged 50 and above from 13 European countries.

18 Nov 2017 6:03 PM

Why it is so hard to quit smoking decoded

The study, published in the journal Cell Reports, identified specific genes and microRNA that play an essential role in nicotine dependence.

09 Nov 2017 1:51 PM

Smoking, drinking associated with dental filling failure

The study's results suggest that personal factors for each patient appear to influence their chance of filling failure.

07 Nov 2017 6:08 PM

Online networks can help smokers quit: study

About 11% of those who only read others posts - quit smoking; and only 8% of study participants that never visited quit smoking.

06 Nov 2017 2:23 PM


Smoking may lead to inflammatory bowel disease: study

Find out what researchers want people to know.

01 Nov 2017 3:07 PM

Time off for good behaviour: Japan firm rewards non-smokers

Japan lags behind other developed nations in terms of smoke-free policies and the social pressure to quit is less intense.

01 Nov 2017 2:10 PM

Cash incentives help smokers quit, study finds

Those who had not quit by six months were given a chance to keep trying in exchange for a payment.

31 Oct 2017 3:46 PM

Facts about how breast cancer develops

Here are some of the myths about the deadly disease.

31 Oct 2017 1:47 PM

Vaping in high school ups cigarette smoking: study

The findings provide support for both sides of the debate.

30 Oct 2017 7:34 PM


Peers may help reduce tobacco use in youth: study

Younger smokers were able to interact with people their own age in locations where they all typically hang out.

29 Oct 2017 12:48 PM

Vapes as injurious as cigarettes

Here is what researchers discovered.

22 Oct 2017 12:43 PM

Vaping may cause deadly lung diseases, says study

E-cigarettes appear to trigger same responses in body, that can lead to various diseases including asthma and inflammatory lung diseases.

21 Oct 2017 1:34 PM

Smoking to be banned on Thai beaches

Ban, which comes into force in November, follows clean-up of nearly 140,000 cigarette butts from a 2.5 kms stretch of famed Patong beach.

17 Oct 2017 1:44 PM

Managing heart disease through quality stents

A stent, once implanted, remains in the body forever and hence, the quality of the device should be given prime importance.

15 Oct 2017 10:38 AM


Passive smoking hidden risk factor of heart disease

Non-smokers who live with and around smokers stand a 30% higher risk of developing heart diseases.

10 Oct 2017 8:38 PM

Switching to e-cigarettes can delay millions of deaths

Per smoker, this amounted to an average gain in life expectancy of about four months.

03 Oct 2017 9:33 AM

Text programme may help pregnant women quit smoking: study

Here what researchers found.

02 Oct 2017 4:47 PM

Is sitting 'the new smoking'? Not really

Here's what researchers have discovered.

24 Sep 2017 1:18 PM

All ‘smoke’, no real fire!

The irony here is that we really don’t seem to heed any of these warnings.

23 Sep 2017 1:34 AM