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Parents who are using both e-cigarettes and traditional cigarettes are motivated to quit smoking faster.(Unsplash)

Parents using both e-cigarettes and traditional cigarettes are more motivated to quit

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2019 04:09 PM IST
According to a recent study, among a group of more than 700 parents who reported currently using cigarettes, 11 per cent reported also using e-cigarettes, making them dual users of both products.
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

Indo Asian News Service | By 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.
Quit smoking to offset rheumatoid arthritis risk(Unsplash)
Quit smoking to offset rheumatoid arthritis risk(Unsplash)

Quit smoking to offset rheumatoid arthritis risk: Study

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2019 04:36 PM IST
Long-term smoking cessation in women was associated with a lower risk of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) compared to those who had recently quit, a new study has shown.
Have fresh vegetable smoothies to control your weight. (Unsplash)
Have fresh vegetable smoothies to control your weight. (Unsplash)

You can quit smoking but still maintain the same body weight. Here’s how

Hindustan Times | By Anjali Mukerjee
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2019 11:44 AM IST
If weight gain due to smoking cessation is something you fear, use the tips below to help you control your weight.
Supporters say the nicotine vapour in e-cigarettes is less harmful than conventional tobacco and helps in smoking cessation, while critics ask a ban because of its potential for misuse as a gateway device to nicotine addiction and smoking.(Shutterstock)
Supporters say the nicotine vapour in e-cigarettes is less harmful than conventional tobacco and helps in smoking cessation, while critics ask a ban because of its potential for misuse as a gateway device to nicotine addiction and smoking.(Shutterstock)

How safe are e-cigarettes? Where’s what science says

Hindustan Times | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2018 09:54 AM IST
Are e-cigarettes safer than traditional cigarettes or are they pathways to nicotine addiction? The debate remains highly polarised on whether e-cigarettes should be banned or not.
Here’s why smoking is more injurious than you thought.(Shutterstock)
Here’s why smoking is more injurious than you thought.(Shutterstock)

Smoking cigarettes can affect your bone health, delay healing after injury

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 29, 2018 05:23 PM IST
Here’s how smoking cigarettes can affect your bone health and delay healing after a fracture.
Smoking cessation in men and weight reduction in women can lead to reduction of inflammation.(Shutterstock)
Smoking cessation in men and weight reduction in women can lead to reduction of inflammation.(Shutterstock)

Quit smoking and lose weight for successful arthritis treatment

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2018 11:41 AM IST
A new study shows that obesity in women and smoking in men can hinder the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
Using an app to stay healthy? It could slow your artery ageing(Shutterstock)
Using an app to stay healthy? It could slow your artery ageing(Shutterstock)

Heart ages slowly if use apps to stay on track with your healthy lifestyle

Indo Asian News Service, London | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2018 03:18 PM IST
Good eating habits, smoking cessation and physical exercise are known to prevent atherosclerosis. All these habits are promoted by health apps.
Researchers used a model to measure the impact of quitting by age and income group on life years gained, treatment costs averted, avoiding catastrophic medical costs and poverty and additional tax revenue.(Shutterstock)
Researchers used a model to measure the impact of quitting by age and income group on life years gained, treatment costs averted, avoiding catastrophic medical costs and poverty and additional tax revenue.(Shutterstock)

50% hike in cigarette prices would add 450 million years of life across 13 countries

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2018 09:37 AM IST
For the study, researchers developed a simple compartmental model to assess health gains, financial protection, and tax gains for governments from a large increase in the market prices of cigarettes.
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