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Smoking More Than 20 Cigarettes a Day Triples Chances of Brain Haemorrhage


August 30th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New research has shown that smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day triples the chances of someone getting brain hemorrhages. It has also been found out that ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 free from cigarette smoke


February 28th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Feb 28 (IANS) World Health Organization (WHO) wants to ban smoking in fan zones of the Euro 2012 football competition as they see it as a perfect opportunity for ... Read more...

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Russia to ban hookah smoking in public


November 10th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 10 (IANS) Russian lawmakers have submitted a bill seeking a ban on hookah smoking in public places. The concentration of harmful substances in hookah smoke is considered a ... Read more...

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Beautiful people are more selfish: Study


August 15th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) People with beautiful, symmetrical faces are more selfish than the average guy and tend to pursue their own interests, says a new study.The team from Edinburgh ... Read more...

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Smoking moms’ kids more vulnerable to heart disease


June 23rd, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 23 (IANS) Children whose mothers smoke during pregnancy have lower levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, known to protect against heart disease in later life. By the age ... Read more...

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Second-hand cigarette smoke associated with raised blood pressure in boys


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A study has found that exposure to second-hand cigarette smoke, even at extremely low levels, is associated with increased blood pressure in boys.The new research presented at the ... Read more...

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Indonesian clinic alleges that smoking cures cancer


April 13th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jakarta, April 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Indonesian clinic shocked the world when they claimed that they can cure cancer and autism with cigarette smoke. Indonesia has one of the highest rates of smokers ... Read more...

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How cigarette smoke affects smokers


April 7th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Scientists have demonstrated how cigarette smoke produces different 'metabolites' or active biological compounds, in individual smokers, compared to non-smokers.Smoke from cigarettes can affect nearly every organ in the ... Read more...

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Banning smoking in cars ‘only way to protect kids’


March 30th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): A new study has shown that kids who get into a car more than an hour after a parent has put out a cigarette still face a threat ... Read more...

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Nicotine raises blood sugar among diabetic smokers: Study


March 28th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Researchers have found that nicotine is the main culprit responsible for persistently elevated blood sugar levels - and the resulting increased risk of serious health complications - in ... Read more...

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Toenails can reveal cancer


March 8th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) Scientists have claimed that our toenails can indicate if we are going to have lung cancer.Clippings could be used to predict the risk years before the ... Read more...

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Cigarette smoking ups production of mucus in patients with bronchitis


February 18th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers in New Mexico has revealed that cigarette smoking is linked with overproduction of mucus - a symptom of chronic bronchitis.The study has ... Read more...

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Cigarette smoking may increase risk of muscle-wasting disease


February 15th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Scientists have found that cigarette smoking may be associated with an increased risk of developing the muscle-wasting disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).To examine the association between cigarette smoking ... Read more...

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Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning in a ’steamy lip lock’ in new flick


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): After her 'Twilight' fame, Kristen Stewart is racing back into the limelight for her steamy kiss with Dakota Fanning in a new movie.In her film, 'The Runway', the ... Read more...

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Beware, smoking damages your body within minutes


January 16th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Scientists have issued a stark warning about smoking - it begins to damage your genes within mere minutes and not years after it reaches your lungs.Their report is ... Read more...

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Cigarette smoke damages body in minutes after inhaling


January 16th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Scientists have warned that smoking begins to cause genetic damage within minutes-not years-after inhalation into the lungs. It is the first human study to detail the way certain substances ... Read more...

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‘Thirdhand smoke’ may be bigger health hazard than previously thought


January 13th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): A new study has suggested that 'thirdhand smoke'- the invisible remains of cigarette smoke that deposits on carpeting, clothing, furniture and other surfaces- may be even more of ... Read more...

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Protein involved in cystic fibrosis linked to chronic lung diseases


December 30th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): A research team at Johns Hopkins Children's Center has found that a protein involved in cystic fibrosis (CF) also regulates inflammation and cell death in emphysema and may ... Read more...

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Swiss bank issues non-sexy dress code


December 17th, 2010 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) All staff in a Swiss bank has been told to wear non-sexy apparel. While women were told to wear flesh-coloured underwear and avoid flashy jewellery, men were asked ... Read more...

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Swiss bank orders female staff to wear loose-fitting skirts, flesh-coloured undies


December 16th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): One of the world's top investment banks has issued a 44-page dress code to its staff, and it includes female workers being ordered to wear loose-fitting skirts and ... Read more...

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Kids Living In Apartments Are More Exposed To Tobacco Smoke, Study Says


December 14th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has highlighted rather interesting details about the exposure of kids to tobacco after the findings of the research were published in the online ... Read more...

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Just One Cigarette Can Harm, Report By U.S. Surgeon General Reveals


December 10th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A report that was released by a surgeon in United States highlights more disturbing details about the risk that smoking poses to health. The recently released ... Read more...

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Just one puff of cigarette is enough to trigger a heart attack!


December 10th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Think a single puff won't harm you? Well, you may be wrong, as smoking even one cigarette is sufficient to block your arteries and trigger a heart attack, ... Read more...

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Obama takes to nicotine gum to kick the butt


December 10th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): US President Barack Obama is working hard to get rid of his smoking habit and is chewing nicotine gum instead, said the White House.Spokesman Robert Gibbs said ... Read more...

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Chemicals in apple skins, red wine, tumeric could help fight Alzheimer’s


November 30th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): A new study has revealed that supplements derived from apple skins, red wine and tumeric might someday help slow the onset and progression of Alzheimer's and related diseases. ... Read more...

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No smoking: Gory pictures pull in, shock trade fair visitors


November 18th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Positioned in a secluded corner of Hall No. 1 of Pragati Maidan here, gory pictures of mutilated lips, disfigured mouths and lungs are forcing many ... Read more...

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Keep kids away from crime, don’t smoke during pregnancy


November 17th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Women who smoke 20 cigarettes a day during pregnancy risk their child turning to crime later in life.The children of such mothers were more likely to become repeat ... Read more...

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Mom’s smoking during pregnancy ups SIDS risk


November 10th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new research has suggested that maternal smoking during pregnancy is a major risk factor for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), with nicotine likely as the active agent.Researchers ... Read more...

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Women who smoke ‘four times more likely to have ectopic pregnancy’


September 28th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28 (ANI): Women who smoke regularly are four times more likely to have ectopic pregnancy than those who don't smoke, say scientists.Researchers of the Edinburgh University have found a chemical ... Read more...

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Bacteria to fight stench at Germany’s Oktoberfest


September 11th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 11 (ANI): Germany's Oktoberfest organisers will use microscopic bacteria to get rid of the smelly odours during the mega-drinking and eating event.In the wake of the recent ban on smoking ... Read more...

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Cigarette smoke may cause inflammation through a new chemical pathway


September 3rd, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): Cigarette smoke causes a key enzyme that regulates the body's response to inflammation, to shut off, according to a new study.Researchers at University of Alabama at Birmingham found ... Read more...

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Culprit behind severe allergic asthma discovered


August 30th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): Researchers from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have identified the key culprit behind severe asthma-like symptoms in mice.The disease can be triggered in susceptible people by a variety ... Read more...

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Meet the most allergic woman in Britain


August 23rd, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): While most people have one or two allergies in their lifetime, a woman in Britain is said to be suffering from almost everything and anything she comes into ... Read more...

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Passive smoking doing more harm than people may think


August 21st, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): In a discovery that supports public smoking bans, researchers have found that an infrequent smoke, or being exposed to secondhand smoke, may be doing more harm than people ... Read more...

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Australian couple found guilty of child cruelty


July 27th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 27 (IANS) An Australian couple who left their three children in soiled nappies and raised them in a filthy house have been found guilty of child cruelty. The man, 25, and ... Read more...

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