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Smoking elevates risk of a heart rhythm disorder

The more one smokes, the greater is the risk of a heart rhythm disorder Smoking increases the risk of heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation...

Flavours used in e-cigarettes damage blood vessels

The effects, researchers found, were similar to that or smoking Flavoured e-cigarettes may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, shows a new study. There has been...

Smoking costs the Indian economy Rs 1818691 million

Much ground has been covered; tobacco taxes are the ultimate frontier for India Between a 2008 ban on smoking in public places under the aegis...

Obese? You are more likely to start smoking & smoke more

Obesity is associated with higher risk of smoking initiation. Obese people also likely to smoke more Here's one more reason to lose weight. Being obese makes...

Smokers susceptible to hearing loss, finds study

Researchers analysed data from annual health check ups Smoking is associated with increased risk of hearing loss, according to a study of over 50,000 participants...

Casual, social smoking on the rise among young working women

ASSOCHAM survey covered respondents around 10 cities Casual and social smoking is on a rise among young working women across metros in India with many...

Smoking just one cigarette can up your chances of stroke, heart...

Smoking just one cigarette a day can yo the risk of developing coronary heart disease and stroke, reveals a new study published in the...

e-cigarettes make smokers quit, but can push youth on smoking path

Whether e-cigarettes have an overall positive or negative impact on public health is currently unknown, the report says A new report sponsored by the US...

e-cigarettes can help quit smoking but nicotine cessation is the best

If your health matters, you should not smoke; if you do, quit cold turkey That is sound health advice. But, if your new year resolution...

Tomatoes and apples can reverse lung damage in ex-smokers

If you are an ex-smoker wondering how to undo the lung damage done over years, tomatoes and fruits may be the key A study from...

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