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Smoking Causes Over 11% Deaths; India Among Top 4 Countries: Study

New Delhi: More than one in 10 deaths globally was caused due to smoking in 2015 and over 50 per cent of them took...

80% Of All Smokers Live In Low And Middle-income Countries: WHO

New Delhi: Nearly 80 per cent of the over one billion tobacco smokers globally live in low- and middle-income countries like India, WHO said...

Smoking May Harm HIV Patients More Than The Virus Itself: Study

New York: Among people living with HIV who smoke cigarettes, smoking may shorten their lifespan more than HIV itself, warns a study by an...

Smoking Leaves Chemical Traces On DNA: Study

Tobacco smoke leaves its mark on DNA by changing a chemical code on the DNA molecule that can sometimes change gene activity, according to...

Smoking May Lead To Heart Failure By Thickening Heart Wall: Study

Smoking is associated with thicker heart walls and blood pumping difficulties that may eventually lead to heart failure, a US study suggests. The research, done...
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Quitting Smoking May Widen Your Social Network: Research

Some smokers fear that quitting will result in losing friends, but the opposite seems to be true, according to a new study. Smokers may worry...

Smoking Can Hamper Breast Cancer Treatment

Women who smoke are less likely to respond to breast cancer treatments in comparison to those who abstain from it, and on the contrary...
Effects Of Maternal Smoking After Birth

Effects Of Maternal Smoking Continue After Birth

Maternal smoking has been linked to behavioural changes such as attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, addiction and conduct disorder.
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Major Study Confirms Mother’s Smoking Changes Foetal DNA

Women who smoke while pregnant may harm their babies by chemically altering the DNA of the developing foetus, a major study including more than 6,000 women and children found.