Smoking, excessive alcohol intake increases risk of colon cancer- Expert warns
Dr Ehiatamah Ehinomem, an Oncologist with National Hospital, Abuja, has advised Nigerians to avoid smoking and indulging in excessive intake of alcohol to reduce risk of developing colon cancer.
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.
‘Heavy drinking, smoking makes us older’
Heavy drinking and smoking make you look visibly older, sooner, according to new findings of a study that has followed more than 11,500 people over 40 years.
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.
The growing trend of tobacco smoking
Smoking is the single most important source of preventable morbidity. Simply put, if you are a smoker and you quit, you lower your chances of getting a preventable disease and therefore less likely to die a premature death.
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
Six easy ways to lower your blood pressure
A number of steps can be taken to lower blood pressure. These include lifestyle measures as well as drugs that doctors can provide.
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.