E-cigarettes pose public health risk, says ICMR

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in its white paper on Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS), published on the eve of World No Tobacco Day, has said that ENDS adversely affects almost all the human body systems. It has recommended a complete ban on e-cigarettes and other ENDS. The ICMR has noted that e-cigarettes… Continue reading E-cigarettes pose public health risk, says ICMR

Worrying rise in number of non-smokers getting lung cancer

A recent study published in the ‘Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine’ has noted that lung cancers is being increasingly diagnosed in non-smokers. According to the study, around 6000 people, who never smoked, died of lung cancer in UK. The study has highlighted the major contributors to lung cancer among non-smokers. These include: a)… Continue reading Worrying rise in number of non-smokers getting lung cancer