Smelling your favorite food or beverage could curb cigarette cravings

Related video Struggling to curb that cigarette habit? A new study has found that people trying quit smoking may benefit from inhaling pleasant-smelling aromas like peppermint, chocolate, or vanilla. The study, which was published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology, stated that there was “surprisingly little research” into using olfactory cues (OCs) to reduce cigarette […]

Diesel exhaust filtered of its tiny particles may worsen allergy-induced lung impairment

Related video Air pollution from diesel engines may worsen allergy-induced lung impairment more when tiny particles are filtered from the exhaust than when they are not, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. This surprising result may be due to the fact that […]

Want to quit smoking? Partner up

Related video Kicking the habit works best in pairs. That’s the main message of a study presented today at EuroPrevent 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). “Quitting smoking can be a lonely endeavour,” said study author Magda Lampridou, of Imperial College London, UK. “People feel left out when they skip […]