Regular smokers and those prone to popping little packs of gutka into their mouths need to watch out for a warning signal – stiffening jaw muscles. Oral sub mucous fibrosis is the pre-cancerous stage and 10% of these can
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
Pregnant women who puff can treble their baby's chance of developing meningitis, and children exposed to parental smoking are twice as vulnerable to the deadly illness, according to a British research. Every year around 2,500
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,
A new study suggests that second-hand or passive smokers may be harming their cognitive functions by hanging out smokers. The study by Northumbria University is a first of its kind to explore the relationship between exposure
Smoking causes more deaths than alcohol, cocaine, crystal meth and other recreational drugs put together. Cigarettes contain over a dozen carcinogens and 1 out of every 3 cancer-related deaths is caused due to tobacco products.
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
According to a Pakistani doctor, fasting helps people to quit smoking. He says that along with a bundle of blessings, fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan also helps people quit the bad habit of smoking. Fasting