Breastfeeding habits can be affected by exposure to cigarette smoke and new mothers tend to stop breastfeeding sooner than women not exposed to second-hand smoke, says a new study.
Updated on Aug 02, 2018 02:58 PM IST
Air pollution may be causing a rise in cases of lung cancer in India, says a new study. Youngsters and women are particularly vulnerable.
Updated on Aug 01, 2018 11:01 AM IST
Type 2 diabetes is a disease caused by certain lifestyle habits. Make these 3 changes in your daily life and you will notice the difference.
Updated on Jul 27, 2018 05:07 PM IST
A new study shows that exposure to secondhand smoke during pregnancy can increase the risk of still birth, congenital malformations, low birth-weight and respiratory illnesses.
Updated on Jul 21, 2018 10:21 AM IST
Passive smoking is not harmless, exposure to it can increase the risk of children developing habitual snoring which can lead to sleep apnoea, high blood pressure, stroke and heart disease.
Updated on Jul 08, 2018 04:44 PM IST
Children are less likely to suffer from obesity if their mothers maintain a healthy weight, exercise regularly, do not smoke, eat a healthy diet, and are light-to-moderate drinkers, says this new study.
Updated on Jul 06, 2018 11:23 AM IST
Exposure to paint, varnish and other solvents can increase the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS), especially among smokers, according to a new study.
Updated on Jul 04, 2018 12:57 PM IST
Breast cancer cases have seen a rise over the last decade, and Indian women are especially at risk of this deadly disease. Here’s everything you need to know about its cause, symptoms, the latest treatments and how to protect yourself from it.
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 08:40 AM IST
A new study shows that obesity in women and smoking in men can hinder the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
Updated on Jun 18, 2018 11:41 AM IST
Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
Alcohol is injurious to your teenage girl’s health. A study shows that it can lead to depletion of their bone density and cause them to have weaker bones for the rest of their lives, and possibly develop osteoporosis later in life.
Updated on Jun 15, 2018 12:05 PM IST
E-cigarettes are not as safe as you think. A new study shows that the flavoured additives used in it can cause heart damage and impair blood vessel function.
Updated on Jun 15, 2018 10:53 AM IST
Calcifications in the hippocampus are related to cognitive functions, and hence can prove dangerous.
Updated on Jun 13, 2018 04:06 PM IST
Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, London
Here’s how you can boost your immune system quickly. Health experts warn that sniffling, cold and fever, among other symptoms, are signs that your immune system needs to be strengthened. A healthy diet, regular exercises and other precautions can help you boost your immune system.
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 12:02 PM IST
A daily yoga routine can significantly improve sperm quality as yoga reduces oxidative stress, decreases DNA damage, and aids in maintenance of telomere lengths, shows a new study.
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 09:54 AM IST
Keep your heart healthy with these simple changes in your diet and lifestyle. A healthy diet and regular exercises, experts say, is very helpful for the heart.
Updated on Jun 09, 2018 01:06 PM IST
How to control high BP through diet: High blood pressure can cause a number of life-threatening complications if you don’t take measures to bring it down. Here are the causes, symptoms and ways to control high blood pressure.
Updated on Jun 05, 2018 12:37 PM IST
A new study says that teenage girls who diet are more likely to engage in other risky behaviour, such as smoking and binge drinking.
Updated on Jun 04, 2018 09:00 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
World No Tobacco Day 2018: The study also found that around 41 per cent of smokers who tried to quit said they would need assistance to do so, while 25 per cent were using e-cigarette or vaping devices.
Updated on May 31, 2018 04:01 PM IST
Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
World No Tobacco Day 2018: Passive smoking is as harmful as smoking, say health experts. Second hand smoke puts you at risk of respiratory diseases, cancer of the lungs, and heart issues among a number of other health problems.
Updated on May 31, 2018 04:32 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kabir Bhandari, New Delhi
Dr Rakesh Gupta, consultant, tobacco cessation at a private hospital said e-cigarette has got into the Indian market in the last four years and around 50% of the Indian e-cigarette market is online.
Updated on May 30, 2018 10:26 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
Tripura tops the list, with 64.5% of the people either smoking or using smokeless tobacco. This is an increase of 8.6 percentage points over the state’s prevalence of 55.9% in 2009-10.
Updated on May 30, 2018 10:15 PM IST
New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Anonna Dutt
The study pointed to two possible culprits: a greater likelihood of smoking after divorce and lower levels of physical activity.
Updated on May 30, 2018 02:22 PM IST
About 80% of the world’s smokers live in low- and middle-income countries and 226 million of them are considered poor.
Updated on May 30, 2018 02:18 PM IST
Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse, Paris
Do you think that e-cigarettes are a safer alternative to smoking? Beware, this latest study adds to evidence that they are not safe for you.
Updated on May 29, 2018 11:56 AM IST
Aerobic exercise is not just an excellent form of cardio. A new study shows that it can also impact the brain in ways that may support treatment and prevention strategies for addiction.
Updated on May 28, 2018 05:17 PM IST
As compared to nicotine patches or e-cigarettes, financial aids are three times more effective in helping people quit smoking, suggests a new study.
Updated on May 27, 2018 04:26 PM IST
Want to quit smoking but can’t? Here’s help. According to a new study, social media, especially Facebook, can be a handy tool to kick the bad habit.
Updated on May 26, 2018 12:07 PM IST
Having too many cigarettes decreases the number of small blood vessels that transport oxygen and nutrients to the leg muscles.
Updated on May 24, 2018 03:22 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Kabir Bhandari, Delhi
While its best to quit smoking during pregnancy, for women who cannot, taking vitamin C supplements can reduce their babies’ risk of developing a wheeze, finds a study.
Published on May 23, 2018 02:27 PM IST
Indo-Asian News Service, New York | By HT Correspondent
You can keep your heart healthy and avoid stroke risk by having one egg every day. Rich in good cholesterol and vitamins and minerals, eggs could be your best defence from many heart ailments.
Updated on May 22, 2018 03:37 PM IST