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Smoking, hypertension, obesity may increase dementia risk

Study shows areas of the brain associated with thinking skills are the worst affected by smoking, hypertension, obesity Factors that influence the health of our...

Hookah smokers are at increased risk of heart attack

Smoking tobacco in waterpipes or hookah, is associated with increased risk of heart attacks Smoking tobacco in waterpipes or hookah, more commonly known as hookahs,...

Babies of pregnant mothers who smoke, more at risk for ADHD

Smoking during pregnancy can increase the baby's chances of developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) later in life Higher the cotinine levels were in the mother's...

All nicotine devices as toxic for lungs as cigarettes are

Study comparing new heated tobacco devices, vaping and cigarettes show all are equally harmfulA new study comparing new heated tobacco devices with vaping and...

Smokers recovering from drug/alcohol habit quit tobacco too

Those entering de-addiction quit smoking better, shows study Smoking rates among people recovering from an alcohol or drug disorder are more than double that of...

Smoking, diabetes, high BP greater risk factors in women

Study examines how risk levels differ for men and women even for known heart attack risk factors Smoking, diabetes and high blood pressure are known...

Father’s smoking can cause development lag in unborn kids

Study reveals for the first time that smoking in men could lead to cognitive deficiencies in their children and grandchildren While women have long been...

Anti-inflammatory diet may prolong your life

A diet of fruits-vegetables, whole grain chapatis, low fat cheese and olive oil may help you live longer Adhering to an anti-inflammatory diet is associated...

Exposure to smoking makes women stop breast feeding earlier

Study shows women who are exposed to active or passive tobacco smoke at home stop breast feeding earlier New mothers exposed to cigarette smoke in...

Hypertension, smoking associated with late onset epilepsy

Hypertension, diabetes and smoking could increase risk of epilepsy in later life Hypertension, diabetes and smoking do not just precipitate cardiovascular diseases. These lifestyle factors...

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PMJAY data can be game-changer for public health programmes in India

Experts and government officials agree on importance of PMJAY data in framing public health policies, emphasise importance of data protection Experts from the government and...

Big tobacco bringing same market strategy into sugary drinks

Study shows how learnings from tobacco have been used to push sell sugar sweetened beverages Tobacco conglomerates once used colors, flavors and marketing techniques to...