Smoking

Smoking may limit body’s ability to fight skin cancer

Melanoma is a form of skin cancer that arises when pigment-producing cells—known as melanocytes—mutate and become cancerous. The immune response to melanoma improves the survival...

Friends and family increase the risk of children becoming smokers in the UK

New findings from the Imperial College London suggest that teenagers whose mothers smoked during pregnancy, or whose parents or friends smoke, are more likely to...

Vitamins may help smokers quit, study

A new study by the psychologists at the University of Canterbury (UC) demonstrates that minerals and vitamins may lessen cigarette consumption and advance effective stopping. This...

Smokers are at greater risk of hearing loss, study

According to a new study that involved over 50,000 participants over 8 years, smoking is associated with increased risk of hearing loss. Gathering the data from annual wellbeing...