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Ban on e-cigarettes smart move by Modi govt, upsets a small minority

Entry of the youth into smoking e-cigarettes is easier than into conventional cigarettes.

06 Dec 2019 2:46 AM

Britain plans social media regulation to battle harmful content

Facebook said it was looking forward to working with the government to ensure new regulations were effective.

08 Apr 2019 8:36 AM

Research shows sunscreen pollutes beaches, harms aquatic life

Concentrated TiO2 or long-term exposure could be toxic to a variety of fish and other aquatic organisms.

21 Aug 2018 9:20 AM

Not all adults think nicotine 'definitely harmful' to kids

Nicotine poisonings due to children ingesting e-cigarette liquid are becoming more frequent.

17 Jul 2018 6:06 PM

Here are hygiene habits accepted as 'healthy' which may actually be damaging

Long term exposure to active ingredients can also lead to bacterial resistance and hormonal effects.

16 Apr 2018 12:21 PM


Cigars as harmful as cigarettes

Researchers find that the level of nicotine found in small cigar smoke is similar to or greater than cigarette smoke.

23 Nov 2017 7:58 AM

Beware of under-cooked poultry, it could give you urinary tract infection

According to scientists, nearly 25 percent of poultry samples they examined from retail stores contain bacteria.

12 Oct 2017 11:37 AM

Antidepressants up risk of death by 33 percent, says study

Psychiatrists have raised doubts over findings, arguing antidepressants are often last resort for people with no other options.

15 Sep 2017 4:35 PM