Smokers at greater risk of hearing loss
Smoking is associated with increased risk of hearing loss, according to a study of over 50,000 participants over eight years in Nicotine & Tobacco Research, published by Oxford University Press.
How exercise can help you to quit smoking
For those who include quitting smoking in their New Year resolution, new research has shown how exercise can help you kick the habit of smoking once and for all.
Tobacco kills 7 million a year, wreaks environmental havoc, says WHO
Smoking and other tobacco use kills more than seven million people each year, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, also warning of the dire environmental impact of tobacco production, distribution and waste.
Why smoking is more hazardous to HIV patients than virus itself
Cigarette smokers who are Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) positive appear to have a higher chance of dying from smoking-related complications than from HIV.
Smoking may affect human genetic material for more than 30 years
Smoking leaves its “footprint” on the human genome in the form of Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA)/genetic material methylation, a process by which cells control gene activity, according to new research in Circulation
Smoking thickens heart’s walls, reduces function
Smoking is a major preventable cause of cardiovascular disease. It has been established that smoking tobacco leads to an increased risk of heart failure, even in individuals without cardiovascular disease.
Smoking ‘damages sperm, reducing chances of fertilization’
But, now a new study adds weight to the evidence in favor of advising fathers to stub out their habit as well.
Smoking may have negative effects on sperm quality
A recent study found that that sperm of men who smoke has a greater extent of Deoxy Nucleic Acid (DNA)/genetic material damage than that of non-smokers.