Have you always wanted those shiny, pearly whites you see on the silver screen? You've probably already considered or are talking to your dentist about teeth whitening or dental bleaching. However, before you opt for it, here
The Delhi government's decision to ban gutka, a form of chewing tobacco, and related products has been widely welcomed though there is scepticism over how effective it will be with some already foreseeing a thriving black
Buying gutka in the capital may soon become a thing of the past as the Delhi government has decided to enforce a complete ban on it and other related products in the city. "The ban would include manufacture, sale, display,
Smokers who think about the future are likelier to quit. That’s what a research by Heather Brown and Jean Adams of Newcastle University (UK) suggests. In order to make this discovery they tapped into eight years of data from a
Smoking scenes will be back on the silver screen as the government informed the Supreme Court that it would shortly permit them - though with the strict stipulation that one of the actors in the scene warns viewers that "smoking
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 makers of Bollywood film "Heroine", starring Kareena Kapoor on Monday moved the Delhi High Court against the information and broadcasting ministry's order to display anti-smoking messages during smoking scenes in the
Punjab ordered a complete ban on the sale, storage, manufacture and distribution of tobacco-based products, gutka (tobacco-laced areca nut pieces) and pan masala in the state, an official said. Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal
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
According to the Lancet medical Journal, forty percent of men in developing countries either smoke or use smokeless tobacco. Tobacco is likely to kill half of its users. There are huge disparities in the rates of smoking
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
The state government defended its one year ban on the manufacture and sale of gutka and paan masala by saying that these two items came under the ‘food’ category. They told the Bombay High Court in an affidavit that the two