No Smoking Papa: Singer Shaan encourage fathers to quit smoking through music video

Father of two, Bollywood singer Shaan wants all dads to pledge ‘No Smoking’ as their resolution for this year. Shaan, who had lost his father to cancer at a young age, is an ardent supporter of Anti-Tobbaco movement. He has even requested his colleagues and family not to consume tobbaco. Taking his mission to the […]

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Paternal smoking can increase miscarriage risk, warns study

Would-be fathers may increase their partner’s risk of miscarriage by smoking during the pregnancy, or even during the time leading up to conception, a large study from China suggests. Women whose partner quit smoking around the time of conception had an 18% lower risk of miscarriage than those whose smoking partner didn’t quit, the study […]

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Ovarian cysts need to ‘observed’ instead of being removed, reveals Lancet study

Your father’s genes can influence your risk of ovarian cancer

Fathers could be passing on a genetic mutation to their daughters that further adds to their inherited risk of ovarian cancer, new research suggests. A study of about 10,000 families impacted by ovarian cancer found a genetic mutation passed down through the father’s X chromosome is entirely separate from the BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations which […]

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