New Research from fro Northumbria University now claims that memory-loss can be added to the list of second-hand smoke related health problems.
A new study claims that students, who are popular, are more likely to be smokers.
Kicking the butt is difficult. While most of the smokers already know what they might face in future because of their dangerous habit, they choose to avoid thinking about the future consequences and carry on with it, anyway. A new study by researchers has shown that smokers more oriented towards planning their future are more likely to stop smoking.
A new study has linked smoking during pregnancy with increased risk of obesity in adolescence of the babies of these women. According to the study it is possible mother's habit may lead to subtle structural variations in the brain causing children to prefer fatty foods in young adulthood. "Prenatal exposure to maternal cigarette smoking is a well-established risk factor for obesity, but the underlying mechanisms are not known," the authors write as background information, according to Medical Xpress. "Preference for fatty foods, regulated in part by the brain reward system, may contribute to the development of obesity."
Although electronic cigarettes are being marketed as a safer alternative to normal cigarettes, a new study claims that they are not as safe as perceived.
Researchers nix the common idea that filtered smoking decreases the toxicity of smoke inhaled from water pipes by suggesting that there is an increased prevalence and severity of respiratory symptoms among water pipe smokers and cigarette smokers, alike.
Smoking kills, and everyone who smokes, is pretty much aware of this. But here is another piece of information for those who just can't resist the cancer stick. A new study claims that smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day could double the risk of a potentially fatal brain bleed caused by a burst aneurysm. Researchers say that even though the risk of aneurysm does reduce when a smoker quits, it still persists.
The World Health Organization just released "the largest survey to date on international tobacco use," and while New York seems, to be experiencing record rates of smoke cessation and dwindling numbers of tobacco use, in the rest of world the numbers have soared.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.