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About 174 results for "global adult tobacco survey"

Smoking rates down among Indian men, up among women
Indian Express

Smoking rates down among Indian men, up among women

The Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) factsheet for India for 2009-10 estimated 24.3 per cent of Indian males smoked. The fifth edition of Tobacco Atlas has revealed that smoking rates have marginally gone down among Indian men between ... Indian Express, 2 months ago

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Med India

India's First Nicotine Patch, 2baconil Launched by Rusan Healthcare

According to a study done by Global Adults Tobacco Survey (GATS), ~60% of Indians smokers consume tobacco within the first 60 minutes of waking up. Smokers today have also reached an age group of 13-15 years according to the WHO, with 8 million ...
 Web Newswire2 weeks ago Rusan Healthcare launches nicotine replacement therapy for tobacco de-addiction  PharmaBiz3 weeks ago Mumbai-Based Rusan Healthcare Launches India's First Nicotine Patch '2baconil'  Med India1 week ago Rusan Healthcare launches India's first nicotine patch '2baconil'  ZeeNews.com2 weeks ago
Gallup Organization

A Billion Smokers, 240 Million Alcohol Abusers Worldwide

(HealthDay News) -- Tobacco and alcohol take a big toll on the health of people around the world, a new global survey shows. The research suggests that about a billion people -- more than 20 percent of the world's adult population -- smoke, and ...
 National Womens Health Information Center4 days ago Parental Risk Perceptions of Child Exposure to Tobacco Smoke  Diabetes Care3 days ago Health Highlights: April 29, 2015-April 29, 2015  InteliHealth3 weeks ago Let's try some restructuring, rejuvenation, and incorporating eHealth and mHealth for meaningful healthcare delivery for INDIA  British Medical Journal1 month ago

Key concerns in the epidemiological surveillance of waterpipe tobacco smoking

The succinct overview of waterpipe tobacco smoking provided by Maziak [1] details a worrisome rise in its use, particularly among adolescents and young adults. Surveillance on a national level is paramount to understanding the epidemiological course ...
 British Medical Journal1 month ago Rise of waterpipe smoking  British Medical Journal1 month ago

Smoking Is The Most Prevalent Addiction Worldwide, With 22.5% Of People Lighting Up

Whether hookah or cigarettes, the most prevalent addiction worldwide is tobacco, with an estimated 22.5 percent of all adults smoking regularly, say University of Adelaide researchers. Alcohol, used by 43 percent of the earth's total population — ...
 Medical Daily1 week ago

Beware of new strategies to draw more smokers

As cigarette smoking steadily declines globally, tobacco companies have opted to use new strategies in the hope of drawing new consumers into cigarette addiction. Anti-smoking advocate groups pointed to the cigarette displays on counters showing ...
 Manila Bulletin1 month ago

PH bags Bloomberg tobacco control award

2:56 am by The Philippines bagged the Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards for Global Tobacco Control for having tangible progress in terms of tobacco control in the country. At the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Abu Dhabi, United ...
 Manila Times2 months ago Bloomberg recognizes PH's tobacco control at Abu Dhabi global confab  Yahoo Philippines News2 months ago Philippines wins Bloomberg Philanthropies award  ABS-CBN News2 months ago

QCS to mark World No Tobacco Day

DOHA: Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) will commemorate World No Tobacco Day International on May 31 to raise awareness about dangers of smoking and its role in increasing the incidence of cancer. Presentations entitled Cigarette trial have been made at ...
 Qatar Peninsula1 week ago

Women outdo men in tobacco consumption in Ch...

RAIPUR: When is to comes to tobacco consumption, women in Chhattisgarh seem to be outdoing their male counterparts, as there has been a 16 per cent increase in consumption of tobacco, both smoking and non-smoking, among the fairer sex vis-a-vis a ...
 Times of India1 week ago Smoking is Seen as a Sign of Financial Independence, Empowerment Among Women  MedIndia1 month ago 'Number of women tobacco users rising'  Times of India1 month ago

Tobacco a major risk factor for cancers

NEW DELHI: Nearly half of the cancers affecting men and one-fourth among women are related to tobacco as per a report, the Rajya Sabha was informed. As per the report of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), National Cancer Registry Program, ...
 IndiaPost4 days ago Reports say tobacco use a major risk factor for cancers: JP Nadda  Economic Times1 week ago
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