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[California] New evidence that e-cigarettes may harm your heart

found that 23 study participants who were habitual users of e-cigarettes were more likely to have signs of two heart risk factors than 19 other participants who did not use e-cigarettes. The risk factors were oxidative stress, which hampers the body’s ab
University of California, Berkeley
added Feb 16, 2017 00:27
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A Nationwide Assessment of the Association of Smoking Bans and Cigarette Taxes With Hospitalizations for Acute Myocardial Infarction, Heart Failure, and Pneumonia [FREE FULL TEXT]

Previous studies may have overestimated the relation between smoking bans and hospitalizations and underestimated the effects of cigarette taxes.
Medical Care Research and Review
added Feb 14, 2017 10:37
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GRIER: We Used Terrible Science to Justify Smoking Bans

the debunking of the previous decade’s heart miracles should provide some grounds for humility. It may be neither feasible nor desirable to set back the clock and permit smoking everywhere, but laws in a liberal society can accommodate the rights and pref
Slate
added Feb 14, 2017 03:33
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Thirdhand smoke affects weight, blood cell development in mice

The sticky residue left behind by tobacco smoke can do worse damage than stinking up furniture and discoloring walls. Exposure to thirdhand smoke leads to biological effects on weight and cell development that could be damaging to one's health, according
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 8, 2017 14:56
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[UK] Craven smokers urged to stub out the habit

The plea has been issued by North Yorkshire County Council after new figures showed the extent of the damage caused to the heart by smoking. Public Health England has revealed that 45 people a day die from cardiovascular disease due to smoking.
Craven Herald (uk)
added Feb 7, 2017 16:25
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E-Cigarette Smoking May Be Bad for Your Heart

The study found that certain markers for heart disease risk were higher in e-cigarette users than in nonusers. For example, e-cigarette users had higher levels of adrenaline in their hearts, compared with nonusers. They also had elevated levels of inflam
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Feb 7, 2017 00:16
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EDITORIAL: Are Electronic Cigarette Users at Increased Risk for Cardiovascular Disease?

proponents of e-cigarettes argue that many of the harmful health outcomes of combustible cigarettes, such as lung cancer, emphysema, and heart disease, are unlikely to be associated with long-term e-cigarette use. Indeed, Public Health England has declare
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Feb 5, 2017 15:21
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Increased Cardiac Sympathetic Activity and Oxidative Stress in Habitual Electronic Cigarette Users

habitual e-cigarette use was associated with a shift in cardiac autonomic balance toward sympathetic predominance and increased oxidative stress, both associated with increased cardiovascular risk.
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Feb 5, 2017 15:20
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GLANTZ: The evidence that e-cigs increase cardiovascular risk keeps piling up: Effects on heart rhythm and oxidative stress

While e-cigarette advocates keep stressing the widely-accepted fact that e-cigarettes deliver lower levels of most cancer-causing chemicals, they remain silent on the growing and quite consistent evidence that e-cigarette use increases the risk of cardio
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 5, 2017 15:19
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Early exposure to thirdhand cigarette smoke affects body mass and the development of immunity in mice [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our results demonstrate that neonatal THS exposure decreases bodyweight and that THS exposure induces persistent changes in the hematopoietic system independent of age at exposure. These results also suggest that THS exposure may have adverse effects on h
Scientific Reports
added Feb 3, 2017 21:08
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