Lung Disease May Be Triggered By Genetic Factors and Smoking, Says Study
According to a new study published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, lung disease may be triggered by genetic factors as well as smoking. Professor Ian Hall and his colleagues from the University of Nottingham set out to understand the genetic basi... Read More
Mindfulness Mediation Can Encourage Smokers to Quit—Even if They Don’t Want to
Quitting smoking may seem impossible for someone who has no desire to do so, but new research published in the journal Trends in Cognitive Sciences shows that using behavioral training tactics, like mindfulness meditation, may work to effectively enh... Read More
The Antioxidant Controversy: Why Smokers Need to Be Aware of This
The controversy involving the use of antioxidant supplements like vitamin E, beta carotene, and vitamin A is still continuing even after research published in the early 1990s found an increased risk of lung cancer development in male smokers who had ... Read More
Ex-Smokers: How to Prevent a Relapse
A new health breakthrough may help smokers trying to quit to understand what situations send them hurtling toward relapse. More than 1,200 people die in the United States every day from smoking-related illnesses. Older studies show that drinking alco... Read More