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Vaping too causes cancer, says study

Tests on mice find e-cigs, promoted as a safer ­alternative to cigarettes contain nicotine which is far from harmless.

30 Jan 2018 10:54 AM

Teens who vape more likely to start smoking

Teens who use e-cigarettes or hookahs are more likely to start smoking conventional cigarettes within a year.

16 Jan 2018 3:10 PM

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

People who smoke more likely to get spinal surgery

Lumbar spinal stenosis develops with age, but nicotine’s constriction of blood flow and promotion of inflammation contribute to process.

06 Jan 2018 10:30 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


Study finds smokers are less attractive

Here's what a new study has found.

13 Dec 2017 2:01 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

Vaping leads to 'real' smoking in teens

Find out more.

19 Sep 2017 2:11 PM


Addiction can be brought down by cutting nicotine content in cigarettes

Evidence in relatively healthy and socially stable smokers indicates that reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes reduces addictiveness.

24 Aug 2017 2:29 PM

E-cigarettes could help smokers quit: Study

The US research is the largest look yet at electronic cigarette users and it found e-cigarettes played a role in helping people quit.

27 Jul 2017 12:37 PM

Nicotine normalises brain activity in schizophrenia patients

The nicotine compensates for a genetically determined impairment

24 Jan 2017 8:11 PM