Month: October 2011

Latest Smoking Cessation Research Studies

Computer Model Predicts Smoking Cessation Success by Treatment Type Researchers from the Clemson University in South Carolina and the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill developed a computer-aided model to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of various smoking cessation treatments. Based…

Anti-tobacco directive gathers

KATHMANDU, OCT 24 – The government is likely to fail to implement by November 4 the anti-tobacco directive that requires tobacco-producing firms to print pictorial warnings about the hazards of the tobacco product consumption on 75 percent area of its…

Want a healthy heart? Quit smoking

Smoking increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and affects other major organs in the body as well. In India, 35% of people use tobacco and not only increase their own health risk factors but also affect their near and dear…

Public Unsure if Cancer Is Preventable

A new study suggests that many people are unsure about whether cancer is a preventable disease. [Public Unsure if Can] A new study by a leading health charity has identified that many people are unsure about whether cancer is preventable.…

WTO pushes harmful deregulation

Unbeknownst to many, the World Trade Organization has increasingly attacked U.S. consumer and environmental policies. In the past month, the WTO has ruled that both dolphin-safe tuna labels and the U.S. Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act are, in…