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Cigarette smoking remains a leading preventable cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States.(Unsplash)

Study reveals e-cigarettes can be ‘gateway’ to cigarettes for teens with no prior intention to smoke

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 07:51 PM IST
E-cigarette use is associated with a higher risk of cigarette smoking among adolescents who had no prior intention of taking up conventional smoking, suggest the findings of a new study.
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Taapsee Pannu with film director Anubhav Sinha poses for photographs during a promotional event of their upcoming movie Thappad.(PTI)
Taapsee Pannu with film director Anubhav Sinha poses for photographs during a promotional event of their upcoming movie Thappad.(PTI)

Thappad: Taapsee Pannu wants CBFC to add disclaimers to films featuring domestic violence

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2020 01:14 PM IST
Thappad actor Taapsee Pannu has supported a Change.org petition calling for the CBFC to add disclaimers to films featuring scenes of domestic violence.
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As per the study at the Haryana’s drug dependence treatment centre, 18 school-going children aged between 14 and 19 years had appeared for the treatment in 2016 and the number had gone up to 29 in 2017, 111 in 2018 and reached 209 till last year.(Thinkstock Photo)
As per the study at the Haryana’s drug dependence treatment centre, 18 school-going children aged between 14 and 19 years had appeared for the treatment in 2016 and the number had gone up to 29 in 2017, 111 in 2018 and reached 209 till last year.(Thinkstock Photo)

Haryana hospital sees 12-fold rise in school kids availing drug de-addiction treatment

By Sunil Rahar | Hindustan Times, Rohtak, Rohtak
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2020 11:06 PM IST
Youngsters more inclined towards opioid than alcohol, reveals study conducted at state drug dependence treatment centre in Haryana’s Rohtak
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Actors Anupam Kher, Divya Dutta and Tusshar Kapoor, among other talk about the anti-tobacco ads that are being screened in movie theatres.
Actors Anupam Kher, Divya Dutta and Tusshar Kapoor, among other talk about the anti-tobacco ads that are being screened in movie theatres.

World No Tobacco Day: Actors on whether anti-tobacco ads before film screening need a makeover or not

By Shreya Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2019 03:38 PM IST
On the occasion of World No Tobacco Day on May 31, famous Bollywood personalities tell us what they like or don’t about the anti-tobacco ads before film screening.
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For the study, the researchers conducted a cross-sectional study of more than 25 million pregnant women who gave birth to live neonates during a six-year period.(Shutterstock)
For the study, the researchers conducted a cross-sectional study of more than 25 million pregnant women who gave birth to live neonates during a six-year period.(Shutterstock)

Quit smoking to lower risk of premature birth

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2019 10:31 AM IST
The findings, published in the JAMA Network Open journal, showed that the probability of pre-term birth decreased with earlier smoking cessation in pregnancy.
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Cigarette smoking and exposure to second-hand smoking have been linked with higher risks of various diseases.(Unsplash)
Cigarette smoking and exposure to second-hand smoking have been linked with higher risks of various diseases.(Unsplash)

Passive smoking can raise kidney disease risk

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service, Seoul
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2019 02:51 PM IST
Exposure to second-hand or passive smoking can also raise the chances of chronic kidney disease (CKD), which can lead to renal failure, warns a new study.
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Smoking hookah for 30 minutes resulted in the development of cardiovascular risk factors similar to that of cigarette smoking.(Shutterstock)
Smoking hookah for 30 minutes resulted in the development of cardiovascular risk factors similar to that of cigarette smoking.(Shutterstock)

Flavoured hookahs are not safer than cigarettes, can lead to heart attack and stroke

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2018 03:56 PM IST
Hookah smoking is quite popular among the youth, but a new study shows how its effects are just as harmful as cigarettes and it can lead to cardiovascular conditions such as heart attack and stroke.
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Hookah is used to smoke tobacco in an intricate set-up, where the heated tobacco smoke passes through cool water to reach the smoker via a water pipe structure.(Shutterstock)
Hookah is used to smoke tobacco in an intricate set-up, where the heated tobacco smoke passes through cool water to reach the smoker via a water pipe structure.(Shutterstock)

Hookahs are no safer than cigarettes, here’s all you need to know

By HT Correspondent | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2018 10:52 AM IST
Is hookah smoking as bad as smoking cigarettes, is it the same as vaping and is it addictive? Experts tell you the truth about hookahs.
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The team exposed laboratory mice to a two-week regimen of nicotine and found that they displayed no withdrawal symptoms when given the diabetes drug.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The team exposed laboratory mice to a two-week regimen of nicotine and found that they displayed no withdrawal symptoms when given the diabetes drug.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

This diabetes drug may help you quit smoking without causing any withdrawal symptoms

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 06:04 PM IST
A study, conducted on mice, found that metformin – a drug that helps in diabetes management – blocks symptoms of nicotine withdrawal and has ‘real potential’ as a smoking cessation aid.
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While cigarette smoking has long been on the decline, marijuana use is on the rise and, disproportionately, marijuana users also smoke cigarettes.(Shutterstock)
While cigarette smoking has long been on the decline, marijuana use is on the rise and, disproportionately, marijuana users also smoke cigarettes.(Shutterstock)

Non-smokers, beware: Use of marijuana is linked to increase in cigarette smoking

By HT Correspondent | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2018 10:38 AM IST
A new study says that cannabis use is associated with an increased initiation of cigarette smoking among non-cigarette smokers.
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