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Study: Lead and Other Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette ‘Vapors’

“It’s important for the FDA, the e-cigarette companies and vapers themselves to know that these heating coils, as currently made, seem to be leaking toxic metals—which then get into the aerosols that vapers inhale,” says study senior author Ana María Rule
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
added Feb 26, 2018 16:06
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Vaping increases susceptibility to pneumococcal infection

Researchers found evidence that e-cigarette vapor increases a receptor that pneumococci use to adhere to cells that line the airways.... “Pneumococcal bacteria can exist in our airways without causing illness. However, in some cases, they can invade the l
Healio.com
added Feb 21, 2018 20:06
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[Asia, India] Mumbai Pollution Levels Causing Increased Respiratory Illnesses In Children

Other than outdoor pollution, second-hand tobacco smoke and indoor fumes are also considered as top causes of infection among children. In poorly ventilated dwellings, indoor smoke can be 100 times higher than acceptable levels for small particles.
Mid-day.com (in)
added Feb 17, 2018 16:08
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EUROPEAN CROHN’S AND COLITIS ORGANISATION – INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASES (ECCO 2018)

PMI Science will be presenting on the following topics: Effects of tobacco alkaloids on DSS-induced colitis mouse model... A computable, causal biological network model suite for mechanistic evaluation of ulcerative colitis
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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Even without nicotine, e-cigarettes can still damage lungs

Reuters
added Feb 11, 2018 02:10
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Long-Term E-Cigarette Use Could Increase Pneumonia Risk

Long-term users of electronic cigarettes might face increased susceptibility to pneumonia and other lung infections, according to early research in cells, mice, and humans. The studies suggest that, just like conventional cigarette smoke, inhaled e-ciga
MedPage Today
added Feb 10, 2018 19:07
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Long-Term E-Cigarette Use Could Increase Pneumonia Risk

The studies suggest that, just like conventional cigarette smoke, inhaled e-cigarette vapor increases the risk of airway bacterial infection. When researchers examined the effects of e-cigarette vapor exposure on airway epithelial cells expressing plat
MedPage Today
added Feb 9, 2018 18:29
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E-cigarette vapour enhances pneumococcal adherence to airway epithelial cells

icotine-containing E-cigarette vapour increased mouse nasal PAFR expression, and nasopharyngeal pneumococcal colonisation. Vapour contained redox-active metals, had considerable oxidative activity, and adhesion was attenuated by the antioxidant N-acetyl c
European Respiratory Journal
added Feb 8, 2018 18:09
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[UK] Vaping risk for elderly as pneumonia link revealed

A study found vapour from electronic cigarettes could be as bad as traditional tobacco or even vehicle exhaust at sticking harmful bacteria to the airways, increasing chances of the inflammatory lung condition. Tests on both humans and mice by Queen Mar
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 8, 2018 18:06
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[UK] Vaping makes users more likely to catch pneumonia – just like smoking tobacco or breathing in traffic fumes, experts warn

The vapour from e-cigarettes helps bacteria that cause the condition to stick to the cells that line the airways, they said. The effect occurs with traditional cigarette smoke and those who are exposed to air pollution high in particulates from vehicle
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 8, 2018 06:13
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