Screening recommended for recovered persons regardless of age or smoking habit

When it comes to following a healthy diet, smoking is considered to be one of the biggest evils risking our health.

The objectives of this study were to characterize the emissions of indoor air pollutants from the burning of mosquito coils and cigarettes using a closed environmental chamber, to compare air pollutant emissions from different types of mosquito coils and cigarettes, which are popular in Indian market; to quantify emissions from burning of mosquito coils and cigarettes with respect to particulate matter (PM0.25, PM1.0, PM2.5, and PM10) and metals.

Tobacco kills more than 7 million people per year and is costing the world economy US$1.4 trillion annually in health care costs and productivity losses. Tobacco growing causes up to 5 percent of deforestation in growing countries and results in biodiversity loss and soil degradation, as well as water and soil pollution from pesticide use.

NEW DELHI: Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) can cause poisoning, a government panel has said, adding another stroke of approval to the health ministry's advisory to states asking them to

While the Islamabad High Court waits to hear a case regarding the enlarged pictorial health warning on cigarette packaging, the Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) on Tuesday issued a notifi

The minimum legal age for smoking in the Republic will be raised to 19 years old from Jan 1.

The poor already bear the brunt of these costs, and unhindered use of bidi tobacco threatens to push even more households into poverty, according to the study published in the journal Tobacco Contr

The Conference of Parties to the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (FCTC) opens its eighth session (COP 8), with a view to defining a roadmap for strengthening and expanding the scope of the landmark global health treaty.

In India, according to a 2012 report in The Lancet as quoted by Medical News Today, breast cancer is one of the most common problems among women here.

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