Focus on Health

US Surgeon General: E-cigarettes are unsafe for young people

The ever-growing evidence that electronic cigarettes are dangerous to health and significantly increase the risk of the user turning to tobacco cigarettes, has led the US Surgeon General to warn parents, children and youth to avoid e-cigarettes and live a tobacco-free life. Read on...

Switzerland: New Federal Act on tobacco products

On December 8th the Swiss National Council is going to vote on the proposal of the Federal Council regarding the new Federal Act on tobacco products. According to this Act, tobacco product manufacturers will no longer be allowed to advertise in newspapers, on posters, in cinemas or online portals. Distribution of free samples or sponsoring […] Read on...

World No Tobacco Day 2016: Worldwide plain packaging

Plain tobacco packaging or standardised packaging means the removal of all branding (colours, imagery, corporate logos and trademarks) from the pack. Manufacturers are only allowed to print the brand name at a prescribed size, font and place on the pack, in addition to the health warnings and any other legally mandated information.1 Read on...

Healing of cancer through the ketogenic diet

All over the world carcinosis is on the ever-increasing rise. The UN predicts that tumour-related diseases will double until the year 2030 on a global scale. 21.4 million new incidences and 13.2 million cases of death are then expected annually. Read on...