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E-cigarette flavors found to be toxic

Recent research published in the journal Frontiers in Physiology examines the effect of electronic cigarette vapors on two types of white blood cell. The findings suggest that the compounds that give e-cigarettes their flavor are toxic, with some flavors
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 5, 2018 14:53


The Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2016 states that around 19 per cent males smoke tobacco in MP while the numbers of women habitual of smoking is just 0.8 per cent. Over 38 per cent males in the State use tobacco in smokeless form (gutka, kahini and
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Feb 5, 2018 01:34

[UK] VIDEO: Nutt: E-cigs 'greatest health advance' since vaccines

Getting all smokers to switch to electronic cigarettes would be the "greatest health advance since vaccinations," Professor David Nutt claims. The former government drugs advisor said any side effects of using e-cigarettes would not be as harmful as smo
BBC Online
added Feb 24, 2018 00:01

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH vapers hail US FDA paper on nicotine

Vapers in the Philippines hailed a recent policy paper from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stating that nicotine, although not totally risk-free, was not directly responsible for fatal lung and heart diseases. In a recently published paper, t
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54

A Casino goes smoke free: a longitudinal study of secondhand and thirdhand smoke pollution and exposure

Long-term smoking in a casino creates deep THS reservoirs that persist for months after a smoking ban. A complete smoking ban immediately improves air quality and significantly reduces exposure to SHS and THS. However, THS reservoirs contribute to continu
Tobacco Control
added Feb 9, 2018 01:49

Current tobacco use linked with increased pain, narcotic use after total shoulder arthroplasty

Results published in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery showed increased pain and narcotic use among tobacco users following total shoulder arthroplasty. ...categorized 163 patients who underwent primary anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty for gl
added Feb 5, 2018 01:31

RILEY: E-cigarettes are far from harmless

E-cigarettes placed on the market after 2007 have to go through FDA safety checks to enter or stay on the market. Better yet don’t smoke or vape at all.
The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Feb 4, 2018 17:24

[Pakistan] More Awareness Needed On Tobacco Usage Among Youngsters: Experts

Medical experts on Sunday have expressed serious concern over growing trend of tobacco use among youths, calling for strict implementation of laws relating to sale of cigarettes, Gutka and chaliya. Cancer Specialist Prof Mohammad Zubair Khan, in an inter
Urdu Point (pk)
added Feb 4, 2018 17:10

Documentation of e-cigarette use and associations with smoking from 2012 to 2015 in an integrated healthcare delivery system.

Results support both potential harm reduction of ENDS use (quitting combustibles among current smokers) and potential for harm (relapse to combustibles among former smokers, initiation for never-smokers).
Preventive Medicine
added Feb 4, 2018 00:20

Financial strain indirectly influences smoking cessation through withdrawal symptom severity

Financial strain has an adverse impact on smoking cessation. However, the mechanisms through which financial strain influences cessation remain unclear. ...Findings: suggest that withdrawal severity is an underlying mechanism through which financial str
Science Direct
added Feb 4, 2018 00:05
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