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Coronary heart disease – things you must know

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one cause of death globally. Study shows that with certain precautions, one can significantly lower the risk of having a heart attack. A description of the causes, symptoms, preventive measures and other important facts about heart diseases has been provided below.

November 10, 2022
November 10, 2022

Simple rules to quit smoking

People don’t smoke merely out of habit, there are many other reasons deeply intertwined with this harmful practice. Numerous factors such as social contexts, peer pressure, anxiety or loneliness can largely influence a person’s smoking behaviour. But we need to realise that tobacco is such a drug that only steals from us — our money, health, and well-being.

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

Coronary heart disease – things you must know

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one cause of death globally. Study shows that with certain precautions, one can significantly lower the risk of having a heart attack. A description of the causes, symptoms, preventive measures and other important facts about heart diseases has been provided below.

March 10, 2022
March 10, 2022

Quit smoking with these convenient apps

Numerous people embark on the journey of giving up smoking for good—yet unfortunately, many fail due to the lack of motivation and effective aid. So, to make this process easier and successful, various apps can be your trusted allies and guides.

July 7, 2019
July 7, 2019

AC apologises for harassing doctor

Assistant Commissioner (Land) of Moulvibazar Sadar Upazila Sunjit Kumar Chanda has apologised for harassing a doctor who asked him not to smoke on train.

April 28, 2019
April 28, 2019

E-cigarettes more effective in facilitating smoking cessation

Proponents of electronic cigarettes often advocate use of e-cigarettes (“vaping”) to facilitate smoking cessation. Like many other parts of the world, vaping is increasing also in Bangladesh. Now there is a great hope for those who start vaping as a tool of smoking cessation.

December 17, 2017
December 17, 2017

Non-smokers more attractive: Study

If you are a smoker then people will find you less attractive, that’s what a study says. Non-smokers are proved to be more attractive than smokers as proofs of negative impact of smoking on facial appearances, say researchers at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom.

October 18, 2017
October 18, 2017

Smoking to be stubbed out on Thai beaches

Smokers who flout a smoking ban on 20 of Thailand's most famous tourist beaches will face a $3,000 fine or up to a year in prison, Thai authorities have said.

August 30, 2017
August 30, 2017

Indonesians top smokers in world

Male smoking rate is high in Asian countries, with Indonesian men ranked the world’s top smokers as 76% of them smoke.

August 21, 2017
August 21, 2017

Smoker at 17, cancer patient at 24

Muhammad Faid started smoking at age 17 and smoked five sticks a day with his friends. He is now 24 and is one of the youngest patients in Malaysia to have been diagnosed with oral cancer.

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

Quit smoking and reclaim your life

It’s hard to stop smoking. Understanding what immediately happens to your body when you stop smoking, however, will help you kick that habit to the curb for good.