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Smoking during pregnancy increased fracture risk during an infant's first year; however, it was not associated with a higher risk later in life.
Treasury will soon start to tax e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products.
The same changes in chemical tags detectable in tumours from cancer patients are also found in people who vape or smoke.
Bongani Cigars is hoping to compete with Cuba in the cigar game as the global cigar market is expected to reach $21 billion in five years.
Tobacco company Philip Morris South Africa says its local investments will exceed R650 million by 2020, as it expands the footprint of IQOS.
Two experts in curbing youth smoking in the US agree that the movie industry has been slow to change, and tougher measures may be needed.
New research has shown that smoking is associated with a decrease in diversity in the types of beneficial bacteria living in the gut.
Smoking not only affects our health, but can alter our looks as well.
One reason why women are at much greater risk of a major heart attack is that smoking may lower their levels of oestrogen, which has been shown to protect against narrowing of the arteries.
Some of these devices can send alerts to school officials, telling them the precise location of smoker on campus.
Similar to traditional smoking, a vaping habit could also lead to chronic bad breath, the researchers at NYU's College of Dentistry found.
E-cigarettes and vaping products are sending many smokers, including teens, to emergency rooms, but not all doctors are able to accurately diagnose vaping-related illnesses.
She knew smoking could cause heart disease, and it didn't seem to impact her health. Until it did.
Scientists studied 17,308 human brains from the UK Biobank to see how alcohol affects brains. The brain ages one week per drinking session.
A new study found that if smokers were to switch to e-cigarettes, their stroke risk would not change.
The burning of tobacco is responsible for the production and transfer of the vast majority of toxicants that experts agree are the primary cause of smoking-related disease. Combustible tobacco should therefore be subject to the strictest regulation.
A nasal swab is meant to be a non-invasive means of separating high-risk patients from low-risk patients, by spotting signs of gene damage produced by long-term exposure to cigarette smoke.
According to a new study, adults who grew up with smokers were more likely to develop atrial fibrillation, compared to those with non-smoking parents.
More than 450 cases of lung injuries, and six deaths, have been linked to vaping. Experts don't know why the devices appear to be so dangerous.
New research shows that health warnings printed on individual cigarettes are much more effective at reducing smoking.
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