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Bollywood Promoting Unhealthy Behaviours Among Young Audience: Study

It's been a tipsy two decades in Bollywood with a rise in alcohol and fast food product placements in films, according to a study...

WHO Accuses Tobacco Industry of Luring Children Into Usage of Tobacco By Marketing Practices

The World Health Organization accuses the tobacco industry of devious tactics to get children and young people hooked on their deadly tobacco and nicotine...

Smoking: Its Ill effects On Fertility and Child Birth

BY SIDDHI JAIN Smoking and tobacco use can have a serious impact on the fertility of both men and women, and consequently the quality of...

Turn to Yoga For Quitting Tobacco

There are more than 8 million people who die from tobacco-related causes each year. Of these, over 7 million die as a result of...

Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar Disregard Tobacco Regulations in India

On-demand streaming services such as Netflix, YouTube, Hotstar and Amazon Prime Video which have become increasingly popular among young people in India are flouting...

Avoid Usage of Alcohol and Tobacco Amid Lockdown: Health Ministry

Far from giving you relief, using tobacco and alcohol during the lockdown period may make things worse and even reduce your immunity, the Health...

Find Out why E-Cigarette Users Face Urine Bladder Cancer Risk

A team of US researchers has discovered six substances that have a strong link to bladder cancer in the urine of people who had...

Know About the Adverse Health Effects of Smoking Hookah

Researchers have found that tobacco smoke from a hookah caused blood to function abnormally and be more likely to clot and quickly form blood...

Here’s how Vaping Can Increase the Risk of Asthma and COPD

Inhaling heated tobacco vapor through e-cigarettes increases chances of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), conditions long shown to be caused by smoking...

Smoking Can Increase Risk of Depression: Study

If you are a regular smoker, quit now as researchers have found that tobacco smoking may increase your risk of developing depression and schizophrenia. "Individuals...

Smoking Declines among Men for the First Time: WHO

By Lisa Schlein The World Health Organization projects that, for the first time, the number of men smoking around the world is dropping, indicating measures to...

Here’s How E-Cigarettes Can Be More Dangerous For Heart Health

Researchers have found that electronic nicotine delivery systems, such as E-Cigarettes might be just as harmful to the heart, than traditional cigarettes. "Our results suggest...

Quit Smoking Else Develop Depression Or Schizophrenia

If you are a regular smoker, quit now as researchers have found that tobacco smoking may increase your risk of developing depression and schizophrenia. "Individuals...

US Endorses Smokeless Tobacco as Less Harmful than Cigarettes

For the first time, U.S. health regulators have judged a type of smokeless tobacco to be less harmful than cigarettes, a decision that could...

New Study Reveals That Hookah Is More Toxic Than Other Forms of Smoking Tobacco

While the popularity of hookah (tobacco pipe) has increased in recent years, researchers say it may be more dangerous than other forms of smoking...

Banning e-cigarettes But Not Tobacco is Contradictory: Industry

Even as Gujarat on Wednesday joined an increasing number of states banning e-cigarettes, a country-wide association of importers, distributors, and marketers of Electronic Nicotine...

Small Shops in US Often Sell Tobacco Without Checking Age

Those buying tobacco from shops in the US, especially small stores, are usually not asked for identification hence it is easy for underage users...

Researchers Probing if Tobacco’s Native Forms Less Harmful

Can indigenous ways of smoking counteract the harm being done by mass-produced cigarettes? Researching the roots of native Fijian tobacco plant ‘suki’ said to...

Experts Suggest Banning of Tobacco Sale For Below 21 To Prevent New Smokers

Raising the legal age for tobacco purchase from 18 to 21 years is likely to reduce smoking rates in young people and make the generation smoke-free, experts suggest. Most...

Tobacco Vendors Eye Schools For Sale, Says Study

Tobacco companies in India are targeting schoolchildren as young as eight years for sale of their products and placing advertisements, finds a new study. Conducted...

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