Children who are exposed to tobacco smoke from their fathers while they're in the womb may be more likely than those who are not to develop asthma by age six, according to a study of chemical changes to DNA.
Smoking, lack of exercise, not getting enough sleep — these are among the many lifestyle factors popularly known to have a negative effect on one’s health, but none of them compare to the ramifications of a poor diet, according to a new study.
Would-be cigarette smokers in the US state of Hawaii might have to wait a very long time for their first legal drag, after a lawmaker introduced a bill that would bar sales to anyone under the age of 100.
Vitamin C may reduce the harm done to lungs in infants born to mothers who smoke during their pregnancy, according to a randomized, controlled trial published online in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
The adverse impact of nicotine on health is common knowledge. A 21-year study by the University of Indonesia’s Social Security Research Center (PKJS-UI) made public in June only confirms it and reminds the government yet again to take radical action, thejakartapost.com wrote.