Even though the government-approved new pictorial warnings on tobacco packets were to be implemented April 1, a survey by a health organisation said that no tobacco products in the national capital carried the new warning.
A new study warns that if you smoke a cigarette right after waking up in the morning, you may be at an increased risk of developing lung or oral cancer.
‘We found that smokers who consume cigarettes immediately after waking
With almost ten percent of Indian population smoking beedis, cancer surgeons are amazed how it has not been included in Chitambaram’s tax net. Another grudge that oncologist have is that the increase in tax levied on cigarettes
Experts say electronic cigarettes could actually ne more damaging than regular smoking. E-cigarettes contain a heating element that turns nicotine-laced liquid in the cartridge into a vapour mist. This produces the sensation of
Plain packaging of cigarettes and other tobacco products could lower the incidence of smoking, says a British study. Experts from the University of Cambridge's Behaviour and Health Research unit estimate that two years after the
A new ruling by has made it compulsory for shopkeepers who sell tobacco to put up graphic health warnings and the Health Ministry has written to chief secretaries of various states to implement the rule. “I assume we will
A recent study by a reputed research organisation Euromonitor claims that India is sixth largest illicit cigarettes market in the world and about 16% of products of tobacco industry is illegitimate. These cigarettes evade the
A new study from Germany suggest that eCigarettes often thought to be a healthier alternative to tobacco ones may not be safe after all. Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research WKI, in Braunschweig, conducted
A survey by the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) revealed on Wednesday that smokers in Kerala spend nearly nine per cent of their income on smoking.Chief Minister Oommen Chandy released the report to Paul Sebastian, director,
The J&K government is planning to set up a high level monitor committee to track the progress of anti-tobacco initiatives in the state. State health minister Sham Lal Sharma has sought strong measures to decrease the
The largest ever world wide study has dug its heels into the tobacco crisis. According to the international survey , nearly half of all men and 1 in 10 women use tobacco in many developing countries.
In 2008, India banned
Recently, the Australian High Court dismissed the legal challenge from the tobacco industry and has gone ahead with the plain packaging of cigarettes. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has strongly welcomed the decision and
Egg yolks are as bad for you health as smoking, says a new research!
Egg yolks causes atherosclerosis, thanks to accumulation of fat and cholesterol which causes the hardening of arteries by plaques within its walls. Surveying
In a first of its kind, a village council in this Uttar Pradesh district Sunday decided to ban sale of tobacco products in the village and fine those caught consuming them. A similar ban on alcohol is also being mulled.The