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Sunday 26 April, 2015

Father’s drinking habits may alter son’s genes

Do you regularly drink to excess? Even before conception, a son’s vulnerability for alcohol use disorders could be shaped by a father who chronically drinks to excess  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
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How to keep youngsters away from hookah smoking

Combating positive perceptions of hookah use as attractive, fun and romantic, rather than focusing on the harmful components of tobacco smoke  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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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  More...

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  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  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  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  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  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  More...