North Korea bans laughing, drinking and shopping for 11-days to observe Kim Jong Il's death anniversary
For the unversed, Kim Jong Il passed away due to a heart attack on 17 December, 2011. The 69-year-old had ruled the country from 1994 to 2011.
Big tax increases have already been imposed on cigarettes in recent years and some question why they aren't hiked even higher
In the reproductive phase, female sex hormones have a protective effect on cardiovascular health making it rare for young women to have heart attacks
Tracing the history of vaping on screen in Hollywood films and TV: From glamour to grit and addiction
The tobacco and entertainment industries have long and tangled histories — including product placement in movies, television sponsorships and promotional relationships with glamorous Hollywood stars.
Smoking features in over 90 percent French movies even half a century after Nouvelle Vague, study finds
With 2.6 minutes of screen time on average per film, tobacco gets an exposure equivalent to six advertising spots, the survey, based on 150 films, examined.
In recent years, colorectal cancer cases have increased significantly making it the third most common cancer in the world
Young onset of esophageal cancer is rare but on the rise: Study says poor five-year survival rate likely among patients
You may not be as aware of the threat of esophageal cancer as you may be of breast, lung or even prostate cancer, but the prevalence of this cancer type is gradually increasing. According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, esophageal cancer is the seventh most commonly occurring cancer among men and the 13th among women worldwide
A 2010 study suggests that cardiovascular complications are the major cause of death among 70 percent of patients with Type 2 diabetes
Following American Heart Association's 'simple seven' recommendations can prevent hypertension, claims study
A recent study suggested that following even one of the 'simple seven' recommendations can reduce the risk of developing hypertension by six percent
Research shows vaping link to COVID-19; long-term effects of infection in e-cigarette smokers still unknown
Experts have warned that the virus in all likelihood capitalizes on the scarred lungs of smokers and vapers.
The new study suggests that social smokers who smoke less than 10 cigarettes per day are not much better off than heavy smokers
A study, published in Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology in 2020, indicates that an unhealthy lifestyle does contribute to the development of sexual disorders and dysfunctions in the long run
World No Tobacco Day 2020: How to prevent your younger family members and friends from picking up smoking
Young people are particularly susceptible to picking up smoking because the tobacco industry often campaigns to gain a new generation of consumers.
Doctors believe that the body starts to heal and return to its original self immediately after quitting smoking.
World No Tobacco Day 2020: Smokeless tobacco products contain more nicotine than cigarettes, increase risk of stroke
Smokeless tobacco is found in paan masala, gutkha, khaini, zarda and other such products.
The habit of smoking a cigarette early in the morning can prove to be dangerous, here are five ways which may help reduce the early morning cravings for a puff
Even though e-cigarettes contain lower levels of carcinogens than conventional tobacco products, each vaping device releases ultrafine particles along with toxins that can actually damage blood vessels and encourage blood clotting, which may lead to heart attacks
World No Tobacco Day 2020: Passive smoking can lead to long-term ill-effects, including lung cancer, heart ailments and depression
Not just smoking, being around tobacco smoke too is detrimental for one’s health.
World No Tobacco Day 2020: Five smokers describe what trying to quit after years of smoking feels like
We talked to five people addicted to smoking who have tried to quit for various reasons, to understand just how difficult fighting this addiction can be.
The World Health Organization has stated that smokers could be more vulnerable to COVID-19 as well as to severe symptoms if they contract the infection.