Top doctors in the capital have found that the youth in the country are increasingly becoming vulnerable to kidney failure given their liking for a sedentary lifestyle and addiction to smoking and liquor. As a result of the fast
Scientists have shown that teens who smoke are predisposed to getting addicted to marijuana, says a study. New research presented May 5, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting here supports the theory that
When Prince William and Kate Middleton glowed in their wedding pictures, another element was noticed as much as their happy smiles – the alarmingly growing bald patch on the ecstatic groom’s head. Royalty aside, the prince is
Dr Pankaj Chaturvedi, a cancer surgeon at Mumbai's Tata Memorial Hospital, has won a prestigious US award for his innovative leadership in the fight to reduce tobacco use and tobacco-related disease in India. The Campaign for
Who wouldn’t like to flaunt their teeth if they were pearly white? If you’re one of those who’s reminded of the ‘not-so-white’ teeth every time someone makes you laugh, it’s time you gave it a little more thought and
According to information available on the website of the state police, the Kerala Police have collected around Rs.1.5 million as fine after stepping up vigil in the past five months against those smoking in public places.
An anti-tobacco group on Thursday expressed ‘shock’ over West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's joke asking people to smoke more, so more revenue could be garnered to compensate investors of the collapsed Saradha chit
Through proper sugar control, many problems such as eye disease, kidney disease, heart disease, nerve damage and serious foot problems can be prevented or delayed. Maintain a healthy lifestyle and stick to daily routines of
You are well-dressed and well-behaved. You are social and good at creating conversation. But people are put off as soon as you open your mouth. Could it be your bad breath? That is the last thing you would want to hear. But not
The best way to keep gum disease at bay is good oral hygiene. In most cases it can be reversed by practising proper plaque control. Brush your teeth at least twice a day. Floss once or twice a day preferably after dinner.
A hookah may not as harmless as you thought. Popular, mainly amongst college students, scientists have found that the hookkah is not a harmless alternative to cigarettes. A new study conducted by the University of California, San
Researchers say that stimulating a portion of the brain with magnetic fields can reduce the cravings smokers feel. A new study found that a single 15-minute session of high frequency trans-cranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) over
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
Changing social norms on smoking and drinking and a fast-food dominated lifestyle are causing a growing number of young people to fall prey to hypertension and a host of other diseases, warn doctors.
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