The research shows sleep deprivation is associated with a drop in infection-fighting antibodies and protective cytokines.
Tobacco reduces life expectancy for smokers and causes premature death by harming almost every organ of the body and leading to cardiovascular diseases, stroke, bronchitis, asthma, cancers and diabetes.
Smokers are more likely to develop diseases like lung, throat and mouth cancer. And they’re more likely to die earlier than are people who don’t light up.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) study argued that minor or non-essential operations on regular smokers could be delayed to give them time to quit and thereby improve outcomes such as wound healing and heart function.
Sadness, and not all negative emotions, lead people to smoking and turn it into an addictive behaviour, a first-of-its-kind set of four inter-woven studies has revealed.
Although the novel Coronavirus can infect anyone, evidence suggests that certain groups - like older adults and those with underlying medical conditions - are at higher risk for contracting COVID-19.
Health Canada said the strategy aims to reduce tobacco use below 5% by 2035. New regulations also strengthen health-related graphic images displayed on packages of tobacco.
Smokers are most likely to develop severe health complications if they get infected with COVID-19 disease, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Milan became the first city in the country to ban smoking in many open-air public places such as parks, stadiums, bus stops and even cemeteries.