Tag Archives: Smoking

'I’m getting a bit narky, but this gets up my nose' – Dr Ciara Kelly sparks debate on issue of breathalysing pregnant women for smoking

‘I’m getting a bit narky, but this gets up my nose’ – Dr Ciara Kelly sparks debate on issue of breathalysing pregnant women for smoking Independent.ie Dr Ciara Kelly sparked a debate yesterday when she admitted to getting “narky” over a recommendation by Irish doctors that pregnant women be breathalysed to check whether they are… Read More »

Medical News Today: How does smoking affect people with asthma?

People with asthma may wonder how smoking conventional cigarettes or using electronic cigarettes can affect the condition. Cigarette smoke can trigger asthma symptoms. Despite this, in the United States, 21 percent of people who have asthma currently smoke, compared with 16.8 percent of people who do not have asthma. This article discusses how smoke, second-hand… Read More »

Cutting Down On Drinking Can Help You Quit Smoking

Research has revealed that heavy drinkers who’re attempting to quit smoking could find that limiting their alcohol consumption could also help them to quit smoking.[1] The nicotine metabolite ratio of study participants who consumed alcohol heavily reduced as their alcohol consumption was limited. Nicotine metabolite ratio is a biomarker which indicates how fast an individual’s… Read More »