Thursday 24 April, 2014

Pictorial warnings help kick the butt: WHO

Large, pictorial warnings on tobacco packets leads to greater motivation among smokers to quit and lowers motivation among non-smokers to start up Continue reading “Pictorial warnings help kick the butt: WHO” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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Decoded: How do you become an alcoholic!

Men who are less sensitive to the negative effects of alcohol drink more heavily and are more likely to become problem drinkers later in life and part of a brain plays Continue reading “Decoded: How do you More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 27th, 2014
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This smart phone App won’t let you frequent bars!

Just out from an alcohol treatment programme but still cannot avoid thinking about the bar evenings Continue reading “This smart phone App won’t let you frequent bars!” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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e-cigarettes not helping smokers quit: Study

Reigniting the controversy over the use of electronic cigarettes, a study has claimed that these are not helping smokers to quit Continue reading “e-cigarettes not helping smokers quit: Study” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, March 24th, 2014
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Smoking increases risk of TB recurrence: Study

Regular tobacco smoke increases the risk of recurrence of tuberculosis in patients Continue reading “Smoking increases risk of TB recurrence: Study” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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New Study Analyzes Sharp Rise in U.S. Drug Poisoning Deaths By County

A new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine gives new insight into the geographic variation in drug poisoning mortality, with both urban centers and rural areas showing a large increase More...

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By IANS On Thursday, November 7th, 2013
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Methadone reducing drug use in India

Anti-addictive drug Methadone has been found to be effective in reducing drug use in India Continue reading “Methadone reducing drug use in India” »  More...

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By IANS On Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
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Smoking can causes asthma in third generation

The dangers of smoking on users and their children are known but new research Continue reading “Smoking can causes asthma in third generation” »  More...

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By IANS On Thursday, October 25th, 2012
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Moderate drinking risky for brain cells

A couple of glasses of wine daily may be a good way to promote cardiovascular Continue reading “Moderate drinking risky for brain cells” »  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, October 20th, 2012
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Shisha steaming `healthy alternative to smoking it`

A new nicotine-free shisha has finally been invented for many smokers who often Continue reading “Shisha steaming `healthy alternative to smoking it`” »  More...