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.

Order of the High Court of Delhi in the matter of Seema Sehgal Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/08/2018 regarding sale of e-cigarettes. Delhi High Court directs the Secretary of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to file an affidavit indicating by whag time regulatory measures would be brought into place and enforced. The Court further warned that if it is not satisfied with the response given by the Secretary coercive actions will be taken against the Department.

Currently, lung cancer is responsible for five deaths per 1,000 in India and seven per 1,000 in Delhi

A new study on lung cancer has thrown up disturbing trends on the emergence of the disease among non-smokers, younger people and females.

GUWAHATI, June 27: According to a survey report released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Assam has been listed as the fourth highest tobacco consuming state in the country.

While lifestyle-related cancers saw a universal increase from 2006 to 2016, several cancers from infectious causes – including cervical and stomach cancers – decreased over the same time period finds this global study published in the journal "'ONCOLOGY"

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