Dr Duru Shah's Profile

Dr Duru Shah

Director, Gynaecworld
Dr Duru Shah, Director of Gynaecworld, Center for Assisted Reproduction & Women’s health. Panel Consultant – Breach Candy Hospital, Jaslok Hospital, Global Hospital and Hinduja Healthcare

Effects of Tobacco on Women’s Reproductive Health: Hear It From a Renowned Gynaecologist

Highlights:
  • Smoking and non-smoking forms of tobacco have adverse effects on women's reproductive health.
  • It can lead to infertility and miscarriage.
  • Quitting tobacco can reduce low birth weight, preterm birth, and premature breakage of the amniotic sac.
Tobacco claims the lives of about 9,81,100 people every year in India, yet more than  1,20,00,0000 adults and 25,42,000 children continue to use tobacco in various forms every day. Even with all the awareness campaigns sweeping the country, the people have been turning deaf ears to the messages.

Recently, in a cutting-edge article, Dr. Duru Shah exposed the harmful effects of tobacco on women's reproductive health. She had also explained the dangers of exposures to tobacco during pregnancy. Below is our in-depth interview with Dr.Duru Shah on tobacco and women's reproductive health. ...

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Other Interviews

Dr. Suchitra Dalvie, MD MRCOG Dr. Johan Lundstrom Dr. Arvind Krishnamurthy Magdalene Jeyarathnam D. Nedunchezhiyan Dr. Sumana Navin Dr. Kannan Pugazhendi Dr. Gopi Chellan Dr. Suniti Solomon Dr. Mohamed Rela,  MBBS, MS, FRCS (Edin) Dr. Shahina Pardhan Dr. Gita Arjun, A.B. (USA) FACOG Dr. Sridevi Rajeev Dr. M.S. Ranjit, DCH, MD (Pediatrics) Dr. Alan R. Hirsch M.D., F.A.C.P Dr. V. Mohan Dr. Blossom Kochhar Debayan Gosh Anika Parashar R. Lavanya Dr. Kamala Selvaraj MD, DGO, PhD Dr. N.C. Gowrishankar Dr. K. Jayanth Murali, IPS., Dr. Suniti Solomon Ram Prabhu HRH Princess Dina Mired Ravi Samuel Dr. S. Suresh Shefali Chhachhi Anjali Gopalan