Tag Archives: Ecigarette

E-cigarette chemical link to lung illness

US health officials have found vitamin E acetate in samples of e-cigarette products that may be linked to the increase of lung illness across the country, according to media reports. The Washington Post reported on Thursday that investigators at the Food and Drug Administration detected the chemical in vape products containing cannabis that had been… Read More »

Daily e-cigarette use may help smokers quit regular cigarettes

A new study from the Massachusetts General Hospital’s (MGH) Tobacco Research and Treatment Center provides critical population-level evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes daily helps U.S. smokers quit smoking combustible (i.e. regular) cigarettes. The report, published in Nicotine and Tobacco Research online, provides the first longitudinal data about the effectiveness of e-cigarettes for cessation from a survey… Read More »

E-cigarette use, flavorings may increase heart disease risk, study finds

cells exposed to the e-liquids — or to blood collected from e-cigarette users shortly after vaping — are less viable and exhibit significantly increased levels of molecules implicated in DNA damage and cell death. The cells are also less able to form new vascular tubes and to migrate and participate in wound healing. The severity… Read More »