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Following American Heart Association's 'simple seven' recommendations can prevent hypertension, claims study
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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
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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.

Smoking socially causes more harm than you may think: Its dangers and some ways to quit
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Smoking socially causes more harm than you may think: Its dangers and some ways to quit

The new study suggests that social smokers who smoke less than 10 cigarettes per day are not much better off than heavy smokers

Smoking, not sleeping enough, and three other habits that harm your sexual performance
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Smoking, not sleeping enough, and three other habits that harm your sexual performance

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
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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.

World No Tobacco Day 2020: How your body heals when you quit smoking
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World No Tobacco Day 2020: How your body heals when you quit smoking

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
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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.

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Five tips to stop the urge to smoke early in the morning
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World No Tobacco Day 2020: Five tips to stop the urge to smoke early in the morning

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

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Smoking e-cigarettes may increase risk of heart attacks, suggest studies
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World No Tobacco Day 2020: Smoking e-cigarettes may increase risk of heart attacks, suggest studies

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: Five smokers describe what trying to quit after years of smoking feels like
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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.

World No Tobacco Day 2020: How does COVID-19 affect smokers?
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World No Tobacco Day 2020: How does COVID-19 affect smokers?

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.

Former or current Cancer patients infected with Coronavirus have higher death rates finds new study
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Former or current Cancer patients infected with Coronavirus have higher death rates finds new study

Cancer treatments can affect the lungs or immune system years later and impact the odds of surviving coronavirus.

Smokers or people with COPD have an higher death rate and risk of sever complications from Coronavirus
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Smokers or people with COPD have an higher death rate and risk of sever complications from Coronavirus

This study found that critically ill COVID-19 patients with COPD had a 63 percent risk of severe disease and a 60 percent risk of mortality.

How night-time cough is related to asthma and tips to find relief from it
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How night-time cough is related to asthma and tips to find relief from it

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory condition of the lungs in which the airway become narrow due to swelling in the mucous membrane (or mucosa).

Why is air pollution so harmful to us? Human being's DNA may hold the answer
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Why is air pollution so harmful to us? Human being's DNA may hold the answer

Some genetic variants from a human's past can be helpful as it may allow people to have a long life despite smoking

Light smoking isn't as risk-free as you might think
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Light smoking isn't as risk-free as you might think

A study in Bristol concluded that if a person smokes just one cigarette a day, that cigarette reduces 11 minutes from their life.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Modi kicks off Maha poll campaign, e-cigarette ban, teaser loans; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Modi kicks off Maha poll campaign, e-cigarette ban, teaser loans; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Narendra Modi kicks off Maharashtra poll campaign in Nashik, e-cigarette ban, teaser loans, review of Netflix series Unbelievable; today's must-read stories

Love, care have nothing to do with govt's e-cigarette ban; absurd to think people will stop vaping once stocks dry up
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Love, care have nothing to do with govt's e-cigarette ban; absurd to think people will stop vaping once stocks dry up

The ban on e-cigarettes and vaping devices is a win-win situation for the govt as on the one hand, it styles itself as a benefactor of public health, on the other hand, it puts a friendly arm around the tobacco industry and ensures that the jobs of those employed by it remain intact

Banning e-cigarettes in India: Govt ignores science, law by opting for complete prohibition instead of regulation
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Banning e-cigarettes in India: Govt ignores science, law by opting for complete prohibition instead of regulation

The ENDS manufacturers, importers and sellers argue that it provides the adult smokers with an option to shift to cleaner nicotine consumption, thereby substantially reducing the health risks associated with combustible smoking.