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Latest Health effects of tobacco Stories

2012-04-26 10:50:26

The global prevalence of cigarette smoking among adults is set to fall by just 1.7 percentage points by 2030 if governments do not do more to intervene.

2012-04-23 22:16:15

New research confirms an association between smoking and a reduced risk for a rare benign tumor near the brain, but the addition of smokeless tobacco to the analysis suggests nicotine is not the protective substance.

2012-04-20 13:34:19

Exercise may help smokers to quit and remain smoke free, according to new data presented today at the World Congress of Cardiology.

2012-04-20 12:44:29

The successful implementation of smokefree legislation in Hong Kong has led to an overall decrease in the total number of smokers but the remaining smokers who are finding it difficult to quit are going on to become "hardcore" smokers.

2012-04-20 12:39:04

A report released today at the World Heart Federation World Congress of Cardiology in Dubai reveals significant gaps in public awareness regarding the cardiovascular risks of tobacco use and secondhand smoke.

2012-04-07 23:00:37

Innokin recommends e cigarettes to smokers and says: "By purchasing just one e-cig, smokers can take the steps to eliminate harmful toxins of tobacco smoking and start saving money automatically.”

2012-03-29 02:36:04

More than half of all cancer is preventable, and society has the knowledge to act on this information today.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.