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Smoking marijuana causes early puberty

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article image Staff Report ISB: The scientists at the Pir Mehr Ali Shah Agriculture University (PMAS), Rawalpindi studied the levels of certain hormones involved in growth and puberty in the blood of 220 non-smoking and 217 marijuana-addicted boys. The research revealed that levels of puberty-related hormones such as testosterone and luteinising hormone (LH) were significantly high in the marijuana smokers. In contrast, growth hormone levels were decreased in this group. It was also found that non-…Read More

Smoking marijuana causes early puberty and stunts growth in boys

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article image Staff Report ISB: The scientists at the Pir Mehr Ali Shah Agriculture University (PMAS), Rawalpindi studied the levels of certain hormones involved in growth and puberty in the blood of 220 non-smoking and 217 marijuana-addicted boys. The research revealed that levels of puberty-related hormones such as testosterone and luteinising hormone (LH) were significantly high in the marijuana smokers. In contrast, growth hormone levels were decreased in this group. It was also found that non-smoking…Read More

Shisha smoking penetrating in varsities

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STAFF REPORT KHI: In Pakistani universities 38.70 per cent male students are shisha smokers who smoke for the sake of removing frustration, 24.10 per cent for pleasure, 16.20 per cent  to gain attention of opposite gender, 12.90 per cent for passing leisure time and 8.06 per cent to release stress. A Pakistani research published in Indian Journal of Health and Wellbeing; an international journalThe report revealed that Water Pipe Smoking (Sheesha) has become a bandwagon in youth of different…Read More