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Latest Health effects of tobacco Stories

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.

2012-03-28 23:03:12

World’s number one quit smoking site releases "Quitting Smoking Timeline" video emphasizing the positive effects of quitting smoking and how the body quickly restores itself to health.

2012-03-24 04:34:38

A major research trial to test the effectiveness of extra support for smokers calling an NHS quitline - on top of what is already offered by the service - has found the additional help does not improve success rates for quitting the habit.

2012-03-22 11:11:20

More than 75 percent of fourth-graders in urban and rural settings have measurable levels of a nicotine breakdown product in their saliva that documents their second-hand smoke exposure.

2012-03-21 15:17:22

A team of researchers led by A. K. Rajasekaran, PhD, Director of the Nemours Center for Childhood Cancer Research, has shown that a key protein involved in cell function and regulation is stopped by a substance present in cigarette smoke.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.