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.
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
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.
Asthma is a chronic inflammatory condition of the lungs in which the airway become narrow due to swelling in the mucous membrane (or mucosa).
Some genetic variants from a human's past can be helpful as it may allow people to have a long life despite smoking
A study in Bristol concluded that if a person smokes just one cigarette a day, that cigarette reduces 11 minutes from their life.
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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
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.