Friday 22 June 2018

Women smokers on the rise in Bahrain

One in every 14 women in Bahrain is now a smoker, according to the latest figures from the kingdom's health ministry. The statistic - which officials from the Anti-Smoking Committee described as "disappointing" - act


Smokers ‘twice as likely to develop active TB’

Smokers are twice as likely to develop active tuberculosis compared to people who have never smoked, a study in Taiwan has found, prompting calls for policymakers to be tougher on smoking. The study tracked nearly 18,000 people in Taiwan r


Smoking ban wins global support

Over 80 per cent of respondents in 15 countries across the globe are in favour of smoking bans, according to a study conducted by research firm Synovate. The June 2007 study also shows that 60 per cent of respondents who say they are smoke

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