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Smoking And Cancer

Smoking is a kind of recreational drug use when a substance (usually tobacco) is burned and the vapors inhaled. Smoking is addictive, and smokers are at risk for a number of diseases including lung cancer.

Join this support group of people concerned with smoking and cancer – you will be able to meet doctors as well as smokers and those suffering from lung cancers and their families.


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Smoking may Raise Diabetes Risk in Pregnant Women
Pregnant women who smoke are 50 percent more likely to develop gestational diabetes, which can lead to abnormally large babies, reports a new study. T.....
Incentive-based Prenatal Tobacco Interventions can Help Lower Risk of Infant Health Complications
Women who quit smoking while pregnant not only have a lower risk of infant health complications but also they may save Medicaid millions of dollars a .....
Exposure to Smoking in Early Childhood Tied to Hyperactivity, Conduct Problems
Environmental exposure to nicotine during the early years of life on ongoing brain development is linked to hyperactivity, impulsivity, and conduct pr.....
Assam Govt Imposes a Ban on Tobacco Products for 1 Year
The Assam government has prohibited manufacture and sale of gutkha, pan masala or any others chewing material in the state for one-year.

Cells Behind Nicotine Aversion Discovered
In the mouse brain, the elusive brain cells responsible for nicotine aversion have been discovered by researchers. The study findings raise hopes that.....

What is a Heart Attack | How to Prevent Heart Attacks - Myocardial Infarction Smoking
Heart attack is the death of the heart muscle due to loss of blood supply. Simple guidelines to avoid heart attack are listed... Read More
Tracheal Cancer (Cancer of the Windpipe) - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Tracheal or windpipe cancer is a rare cancer and its cause is unclear. The most common squamous cell type of cancer has been linked to smoking. The main forms of treatment include surgery and radiotherapy... Read More
Top 15 Toxic Chemicals Affecting Brain Development In Children
Toxic chemicals found in the environment in the air, water, soil and even in day to day stuff we use can cause irreversible brain damage in infants and children. Learn more about toxic exposures and how to protect your child... Read More
History of Tobacco
Encyclopedia section of medindia briefs you about the History of Tobacco.. Read More
Smoking among Women / Rise in Tobacco Usage in Women
Tobacco use in women is on the rise. The health risks of tobacco are far too many has never done a woman any good psychologically or health-wise... Read More
Tinnitus Symptom Evaluation-Causes-Diagnosis-Treatment-Prevention-FAQs
Tinnitus is a ringing or a swishing noise that emanates from the ear or head. It is not a life-threatening condition and usually resolves with time... Read More
Thrombocytopenia / Low Platelet Count - Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment
Thrombocytopenia or low platelet count develops when platelet levels fall below normal range caused by destruction of existing or newly formed platelets. TAR is a rare and inherited disorder... Read More
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Causes Symptoms Signs Diagnosis Treatment
Patients with tarsal tunnel syndrome suffer from a burning or tingling sensation, numbness, and/or a sharp and shooting pain along the distribution of the tibial nerve... Read More
Health Hazards of Smoking Cigarettes
Smoking causes many diseases and affects the overall health of smokers... Read More
Scalp Psoriasis - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Health Tips
Scalp psoriasis, a common skin disorder causes lesions on the scalp. There is no cure for scalp psoriasis and can recur after treatment... Read More

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