Jessica Miller | May 31, 2012
The lot of Israelis aged 21 and even older confessed that smoking dropped by 2.7 per cent from 2010. They sent 426 million packages of cigs up in smoke. The self-reported cigarettes smoking rate for Israelis aged over 21 attained an evidence low in 2011-2012, to just 20.6 per cent. But in general tobacco consumption increased by 0.1 per cent from the previous year. The figures are from a Health Ministry study, issued for World No Tobacco Day, May 31, and submitted by Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman to Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin. According to the recent study, which was based on a poll of 3,964 Israelis, the smokers rate for adults aged 21 and above was 27.1 per cent for men and 14.4 per cent for adult women. Fewer Jews reported smoking than Arabs, at 19.7 per cent and 25.2 per cent.
Jessica Miller | May 30, 2012
At Dubai’s American Hospital, pulmonology chief Dr. Emad Kowalti is satisfied to see around 20 patients every month seeking support to quit smoking, but is disappointed that this figure has remained unchanged for the past 12 months. ‘It’s stayed the same because smoking tobacco cessation is not a one-man job. To make a real impact, we need for a big effort from the state government, the media, physicians, even schools, because the smoking problem starts at a young age.’ He argued to submits that purpose between 25 and 30 per cent of Dubai’s current inhabitants smokers.
Jessica Miller | May 29, 2012
During the down time of their long changes in the East Ridge fire hall, lots of firefighters decline and chew tobacco products to take the edge off. Spectators watching extra turnings at Camp Jordan’s fields may light up cigs. Respondents waiting to hear verdicts in City Court often step outside for a concise tobacco fix. And City Council meeting regular Frances Pope usually will take a quick cigarette smoke break after another devastated agenda session.
Jessica Miller | May 28, 2012
One in three adults in Mumbai smoke tobacco products on a regular basis. What’s more, one in ten is likely to die a premature death if the current prototype continues. Latest investigations conducted by Tata Memorial Hospital reported that of the 20.5 million-strong population of Mumbai and its neighboring areas (including Thane and Navi Mumbai), an amount of six million inhabitants use tobacco in form of cigs or gutka. If an immediate move is not taken to control the tobacco use, then almost two million people are likely to die prematurely.
Jessica Miller | May 25, 2012
“A smoking gene may play a very important role in how many cigs smokers can smoke every day.” Scientists from 50 medical institutions across the country investigated genetic material of more than 32,000 African-American smokers and non smokers for to see if certain genes predicted when they began smoking habit, how many cigs they smoked per day, and how they were able to kick the smoking.