It's a continuous struggle to stop or, better yet, prevent cigarette smoking addiction.
Researchers at the University of Leicester and Leicester's Hospital in the United Kingdom are working on a non-invasive form for testing lung cancer that involves a breath test.
Smoking may actually thin a vital part of your brain. Scientists have examined the long-term effects of smoking and have found that it could cause thinning of the brain's cortex, which is responsible for critical cognitive functions such as memory, language and perception.
While smoking is primarily known for increasing lung cancer, it can also increase the risk of other kinds, as well.
Saving up for an extravagant vacation? You might want to quit smoking to help pay for it. A new analysis released as part of Tobacco-Free Awareness Week reveals that millions of smokers in the United States may be more likely to drop the habit if they realize just how much money they could save.
Despite numerous warnings, many throughout the world continue to smoke. For those who do not take part, they may still be affected by those around them who take part in the potentially deadly habit.
E-cigarettes may be "healthier" than regular smoking, yet there's still much that's unknown about their long term effects. Now, recent findings show that they are less-addictive than regular cigarettes.
Could smoking hurt your ability to cut alcohol once and for all? Researchers at the University of Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) have found that a small number of clients who smoke have shorter stays in alcohol treatment programs than non-smokers, along with poorer treatment outcomes...
Some may be more successful at quitting smoking than others, according to recent findings published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology. And a lot of that has to do with the brain.
Cigarette smoking can increase the risk of certain respiratory issues, as well as lung, bladder, kidney and neck cancers. Yet now, recent findings published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology have found that smoking can also increase the risk of second smoking associated cancer.
Scientists have found that newborns of mothers who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy show lower levels of stress hormones, lowered stress response and alterations in DNA for a gene that regulates passage of stress hormones from mother to fetus.
Countless studies and health reports have discussed the dangers of smoking-a nasty habit that can drastically increase the risk of lung cancer and other serious health issues. Now, recent findings published in the The Journal of the American Medical Association. show that smoking can also increase t...