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="Longer Longer nicotine-patch therapy extends abstinence
Wed, Feb 3, 2010

Smokers who use nicotine patches for longer than the standard eight weeks may stay off cigarettes for a longer period as well.
="Quitting Quitting smoking extends life after heart attack
Fri, Jan 1, 2010

Heart attack survivors who quit smoking live longer than those who keep puffing away. The study also found a survival advantage for smokers who did not quit but managed to cut down on cigarettes.
="Hangover Hangover impairs judgment
Tue, Dec 22, 2009

The effects of intoxication last long after the alcohol is out of the blood, not only leaving a nasty hangover but also slowing reaction times and the ability to concentrate the next morning.
Heavy alcohol ups pancreatic cancer risk
Sat, May 23, 2009

High daily alcohol consumption over time may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer though no association is found between low-to-moderate alcohol intake and risk of pancreatic cancer.
Delirium speeds up Alzheimer's decline
Wed, May 6, 2009

Patients of Alzheimer's disease who experience one or more episodes of delirium have a more rapid decline in their mental capacities.
Panic attacks not linked to post-traumatic stress
Tue, May 5, 2009

Panic attacks experienced in relation to disasters do not increase the risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder.
Teens smoke pot to cope up with health issues
Mon, May 4, 2009

Many adolescents who smoke marijuana aren't trying to get high, but are instead using pot as a way to cope with their mental and physical health problems.
Job stress tied to depression
Wed, Apr 29, 2009

Reducing on-the-job stress and strain may lower the risk of depression.
Witnessing violence traumatic for school kids
Thu, Apr 23, 2009

School children who witness violence, shootouts or hear gunshots may get traumatised and this may leave lasting negative effects on their health.
Smoke-free air prevents asthma flare-ups
Tue, Apr 21, 2009

For children with asthma, reducing exposure to environmental tobacco smoke decreases their chances of an asthma flare-up
Lack of team spirit and depression
Thu, Apr 16, 2009

Poor team spirit at the workplace may do more than drag down morale. It can make people depressed.
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Radiation and health outcomes

The effect radiation has on human health has been the subject of recent interest.

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