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Heated tobacco devices equally harmful as e-cigarettes, smoking: Study

An Indian-origin researcher found, The new heated tobacco devices, marketed as a safer substitute for cigarettes cause the same damage to human lung cells as vaping and traditional smoking. (Source: File Image) The new heated tobacco devices — marketed as a safer substitute for cigarettes — cause the same damage ...

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Smoking, alcohol consumption during pregnancy may lead to congenital deformities of face | fitness

Smoking, alcohol consumption during pregnancy may lead to congenital deformities of face | fitness

Smoking, alcohol consumption, exposure to chulha smoke or passive smoking, over-medication and radiation exposure during first few weeks of pregnancy along with nutritional deficiencies may lead to congenital deformities of the face such as cleft lip and palate anomaly, according to a study by AIIMS. Cleft lip or cleft palate ...

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You can quit smoking but still maintain the same body weight. Here’s how | fitness

You can quit smoking but still maintain the same body weight. Here’s how | fitness

Over the years, I have come across many who believe that people gain weight once they stop smoking. For some, this fear of gaining weight may lead to a decision to delay or avoid quitting. If we critically evaluate ties between smoking, body weight, body fat distribution and insulin resistance, ...

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Loneliness damages health as much as obesity, smoking | fitness

Solitary confinement has escaped prisons and torture rooms and entered our homes and workplaces, making isolation and loneliness as big a threat to health than obesity, smoking, alcohol abuse and depression. Social apps on smartphones have replaced human interaction, reducing emotion to Facebook posts and Instagram likes that prompt most ...

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Avoid smoking to ward off stroke risks during menopause | fitness

Quitting smoking during the transition phase to menopause could be the key to ward off risks of cardiovascular diseases including heart attacks and strokes, suggests a new study. The risk factor most associated with unhealthy arteries was smoking tobacco, said the study published in the journal American Heart Association. The ...

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Avoid smoking to ward off stroke risks during menopause

The risk factor most associated with unhealthy arteries was smoking tobacco. (Source: File Photo) Quitting smoking during the transition phase to menopause could be the key to ward off risks of cardiovascular diseases including heart attacks and strokes, suggests a new study. The risk factor most associated with unhealthy arteries ...

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Air pollution affects life expectancy worse than smoking, terrorism: Study

The Air Quality Life Index (AQLI), reveals that India and China make up 36 per cent of the world’s population. (Source: File Photo) The effect of pollution on life expectancy in India is worse than that of HIV/AIDS, cigarette smoking, and even terrorism, according to a study which found that ...

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Do e-cigarettes undermine desire to quit smoking? | health

Do e-cigarettes undermine desire to quit smoking? | health

Trying to quit smoking? Spend time with people who use e-cigarettes. The University College London research has found that smokers who were regularly exposed to vapers (as opposed to other smokers) were around 20 percent more likely to have reported both a high current motivation to quit and made a ...

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Not exercising can harm you more than smoking, drinking: Study

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: October 23, 2018 3:09:00 pm According to a new study, a sedentary lifestyle will cost you more than smoking. (Source: File Photo) Exercise helps you live longer – this is something everybody knows. But a new study published recently in the journal JAMA ...

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Smoking marijuana may increase stroke risk | health

Smoking marijuana may increase stroke risk | health

If you are smoking marijuana then you are at an increased risk of developing cerebrovascular effects of cannabinoids or stroke, a new study has found. The findings, presented at the World Stroke Congress in Montreal, showed a rise in stroke incidence among marijuana users from 2010-14 while overall stroke prevalence ...

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