"If someone smokes one cigarette instead of 20 per day, intuitively we'd think that the risk drops to 1/20, or 5%," said lead author Allan Hackshaw, a professor at University College London.
The laser therapy treatment to control tobacco use is being introduced for the first time in Qatar. It is a complementary alternative medicine.
Responding to a "controversial" report that treating cholesterol with drugs like statins was a waste of time, the Hamad Medical Corporation said more research "that produces conclusive evidence would be required to prove this claim".
A person who smokes while driving a vehicle which has an occupant under the age of 18 is punishable with a maximum fine of QR3,000, according to Article 18 of Law No. 10 of 2016 on the control of tobacco and its derivatives.
A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a passenger transiting through Hamad International Airport to three months in jail and imposed a fine of QR3,500 on him for being intoxicated ...