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Cigars, pipes up risk of cancer like cigarettes, says study

With a daily cigarette, cigar or pipe habit, people have an elevated risk of death from tobacco-related cancers.

22 Feb 2018 8:00 AM

Drinking hot tea can increase risk of oesophageal cancer

The risks to smokers also increase with high-temperature tea drinking.

12 Feb 2018 1:45 PM

Heart attack risk high with one cigarette a day: study

Tobacco kills about seven million people worldwide every year, according to the World Health Organization.

25 Jan 2018 10:55 AM

Higher tax on cigarettes keeps industry under pressure: ITC

Government on July 17 had hiked the limit of cess to be levied on cigarettes.

20 Jan 2018 9:55 AM

Alternative tobacco products may beat FDA’s plan

For activists these products may mean surrendering hopes of a knockout blow to cos.

20 Jan 2018 1:17 AM


Just 'trying' 1 cigarette? You could become daily smoker

A new study's findgings suggests that a recreational activity is turning into a compulsive need.

10 Jan 2018 1:21 PM

Here's a Karnataka sheep who loves cigarettes

The animal from Mandya goes to incredible lengths to get hold of them, but it may not be a good idea.

09 Jan 2018 9:54 AM

E-cigarettes may help smokers quit: study

This suggests that e-cigarettes might give smokers a suitable alternative to combustible cigarettes.

30 Dec 2017 12:50 PM

New treatments for nicotine addiction in the offing

Normally, these brain structures have a system in place to curtail nicotine addiction.

28 Dec 2017 4:18 PM

Two tomatoes a day may keep lung disease at bay: study

Similar benefits were observed with apples too.

21 Dec 2017 2:36 PM


Smoking, drinking worsen prognosis for head and neck cancers

Worldwide, head and neck squamous cell carcinoma is the seventh most common type of cancer.

02 Dec 2017 1:15 PM

Vaping while pregnant could cause birth defects: study

Researchers exposed frog embryos and samples of mammalian neural crest cells to saline infused with e-cigarette vapour.

19 Nov 2017 1:16 PM

No more Holy Smokes - Vatican bans sale of cigarettes

World World Health Organization (WHO) statistics show that smoking causes more than seven million deaths worldwide every year.

11 Nov 2017 4:06 PM

Why it is so hard to quit smoking decoded

The study, published in the journal Cell Reports, identified specific genes and microRNA that play an essential role in nicotine dependence.

09 Nov 2017 1:51 PM

ITC Q2 net up 6 per cent at Rs 2,640 crore, cigarettes hit by high tax

Company's total income during the second quarter of 2017-18 was Rs 10,258.13 crore.

27 Oct 2017 7:32 PM


Vapes as injurious as cigarettes

Here is what researchers discovered.

22 Oct 2017 12:43 PM

Wasp bite gives UK man a heart attack: Report

After being bitten by a yellow jacket wasp, the mans left hand began to feel heavy and achy.

25 Sep 2017 3:03 PM

All ‘smoke’, no real fire!

The irony here is that we really don’t seem to heed any of these warnings.

23 Sep 2017 1:34 AM

Farmers seek rollback of additional levy on cigarettes

GST Council in July raised cess on cigarettes to take away an estimated Rs 5,000 cr annual benefits.

03 Aug 2017 2:24 PM