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Impact of Electronic Cigarettes on the Cardiovascular System [FREE FULL TEXT]

there is increasing evidence that short term e‐cigarette exposure exerts deleterious effects on multiple biological systems, but the mechanism by which these effects occur is presently unknown. While the long‐term effects have not yet been studied, one ca
Journal of the American Heart Association
added Sep 20, 2017 23:00
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Just one e-cigarette might raise adrenaline in the heart

For the experiment, researchers asked 33 healthy nonsmokers to come to a lab on different days to try an e-cigarette with nicotine, a nicotine-free alternative, and a sham device that wasn’t a real e-cigarette. Each time, participants wore a heart rhythm
Reuters
added Sep 20, 2017 22:57
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[California] One e-cigarette with nicotine leads to adrenaline changes in nonsmokers’ hearts

“These findings challenge the concept that inhaled nicotine is benign, or safe,” Middlekauff said. “Our study showed that acute electronic cigarette use with nicotine increases cardiac adrenaline levels. And it’s in the same pattern that is associated w
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
added Sep 20, 2017 22:56
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E-cigarettes DO inflict life-long damage on nonsmokers' hearts that is similar to tobacco cigarettes, a study claims

They found the nicotine in one e-cig increased adrenaline levels in the body for a healthy nonsmoker, which can cause heart attack or sudden death. It is recommended for nonsmokers to avoid using e-cigs to protect themselves from risks that are similar
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 22:52
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Will an E-Cigarette Harm Your Heart?

The nicotine in e-cigarette vapor may cause adrenaline levels to spike in the heart, potentially increasing risk of heart attack and sudden cardiac death, a new study... studies show that e-cigarettes still could pose a threat to health because of the nic
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 20, 2017 22:42
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[UK] Smoking number one risk factor for PAD

Smoking and diabetes are the two leading risk factors for peripheral artery disease (PAD), a narrowing of the arteries which can result in amputation...Diabetics who smoked were 16 times more likely to develop PAD than non-smoking non-diabetics.
University of Dundee (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 14:19
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Which Single Behavior Best Prevents High Blood Pressure?

One critical trait emerged when researchers reviewed smoking and drinking habits, weight, diet and exercise...new research suggests maintaining a healthy weight is the No. 1 behavior to prevent unhealthy blood pressure levels.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 18, 2017 04:32
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Biomarkers of disease can be detected in mice as early as 4 weeks after initiation of exposure to third-hand smoke levels equivalent to those found in homes of smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

In conclusion, time-dependent THS exposure has a significant effect on health as early as 1 month after initiation of exposure and these alterations progressively worsen with time. Our studies are important because virtually nothing is known about the eff
Clinical Science
added Sep 15, 2017 02:04
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Third-hand smoke in furniture and clothes damages mouse organs

They then exposed caged mice to segments of these fabrics for up to six months, taking brain, liver and blood samples at various intervals. After one month, these mice experienced around a 50 per cent increase in inflammatory molecules in their blood an
New Scientist
added Sep 15, 2017 02:00
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[Europe] expert reaction to three conference papers on e-cigarettes

Prof. Peter Hajek, Director of the Tobacco Dependence Research Unit, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), said: “All three findings are likely to be presented as generating concerns about vaping, but none provides a cause for alarm. On the finding t
Science Media Centre (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 13:52
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