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Cinnamon-Flavored E-Cigs May Bring Lung Dangers: Study

Cinnamaldehyde is the biochemical that gives cinnamon its distinctive flavor and smell, and it has been approved as a food additive by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. But inhaling the chemical as part of heated e-cigarette vapor appears to inhib
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2018 15:32
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ARCHIVE: Flavored e-cigarette liquids and cinnamaldehyde impair respiratory innate immune cell function

We conclude that cinnamaldehyde has the potential to impair respiratory immune cell function, illustrating an immediate need for further toxicological evaluation of chemical flavoring agents to inform regulation governing their use in e-liquid formulation
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.
added May 24, 2018 15:05
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[UK] Beware the cinnamon e-cig! Scientists warn of the dangers of vaping this particular spice

Scientists in the US carried out tests in which they exposed human airway cells to cinnamon-flavoured liquid and spray from one of the latest e-cigarettes. They found that the spice chemical cinnamaldehyde impaired the movement of tiny hair-like cilia t
The Mirror (uk)
added May 24, 2018 15:03
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E-Cigarette Use Associated With Increased Risk for COPD

A study has shown an association between regular e-cigarette use and higher likelihood of having chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This research was presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference, held May 18-23, 2018, in
PulmonaryAdvisor
added May 23, 2018 21:50
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Cutting back on cigarettes is futile: Study finds quitting will improve lung health - but smoking fewer does nothing

People who cut down on cigarettes thinking it will improve their lung health are actually putting themselves at greater risk of disease, new research shows. Heavy smokers who quit had lesser odds of suffering from lung disease than light smokers, a stu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 23, 2018 15:18
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American Thoracic Society 2018 International Conference C16.

CIGARETTE, E-CIGARETTE, AND MARIJUANA SMOKING: HUMAN AND MOUSE STUDIES / A4449 Life Course Cigarette Smoking and Lung Health from Young Adulthood to Middle Age: Findings from the CARDIA Lung Study
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added May 23, 2018 15:16
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Quitting smoking, but not cutting back, linked to better lung health

Compared to those who never smoked, stable heavy smokers experienced the greatest decline in lung function as measured by FEV1, or the amount of air that can be forcibly exhaled in one second (-42.2 mL/year). In addition, stable heavy smokers were 26 tim
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 23, 2018 01:56
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Understanding Environmental Disparities in Lung Disease—and What Can Be Done

Bose said this is frustrating when children are being exposed to secondhand smoke; unfortunately, “they are not at liberty to change a lot of the behaviors that they’re being exposed to.”
The American Journal of Managed Care
added May 21, 2018 15:07
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Hookah Responsible for Over Half of Tobacco Smoke Inhaled by Young Smokers

accounted for over half of the tobacco smoke volume consumed by young adult hookah and cigarette smokers in the U.S., a newUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine analysis discovered. Toxicant exposures – such as tar, carbon monoxide and nicotine –
University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences (UPMC)
added May 18, 2018 15:29
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[Pennsylvania] Teen develops 'wet lung' after vaping for just 3 weeks

An 18-year-old woman working as a hostess in a rural Pennsylvania restaurant decided to try e-cigarettes...she developed symptoms bad enough to send her to the emergency room...Soon, the young woman experienced what is commonly known as respiratory failur
CNN
added May 18, 2018 15:11
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