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Early menopause in women smokers may be bladder cancer warning

Women who have early menopause, before 45 have higher bladder cancer risk, particularly if they are smokers Research shows that experiencing menopause before the age...

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,...

Second hand smoke increases risk of kidney disease

Even low amounts of exposure to passive or secondhand smoke linked to higher risk of kidney disease A new study has revealed a link between...

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...

Smoking reduces body’s ability to fight skin cancer by 40 percent

Smoking may reduce body's ability to fight melanoma, a dangerous form of skin cancer Smoking reduces the chances of successfully fighting skin cancer. Melanoma patients...

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...

On World Cancer Day, WHO calls upon Govts to screen patients

WHO regional director asks countries to pursue policies to reduce cancer incidence Cancer is far from an equal-opportunity killer. In 2018 - 18.1 million new...

Public health experts appeal to WHO against Philip Morris collaboration

Collaborating with the Philip Morris International (PMI)-funded Foundation is against WHO policy on steering clear of Big Tobacco Public health experts from around the world today...

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...

Planning to stop smoking this new year? Go easy on the...

Reducing alcohol intake is key to quitting tobacco, say researchers If quitting smoking is one of your New Year's resolutions, you might want to consider...

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Scientists identified new risk genes for osteoporosis using latest data analytical tools Scientists have identified new risk genes for osteoporosis, the chronic bone-weakening condition that...