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Strawberry flavour increases toxicity in e-cigarettes

Are you addicted to flavoured e-cigarettes? If so, then think again before you use them.

E-cigarettes can help eliminate smoking in 30 years: Research

 Smoking, which can cause several ailments including cancer, can soon become a thing of the past if quality and diversity of vaping products continue to increase, and costs continue to fall, economists have estimated.

Vaping may improve respiration among smokers with asthma

Smokers with asthma who switch to vaping found significant improvement and fewer respiratory infections, according to a study.

Old e-cigarette device emits more harmful chemicals

The study from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) in the US found that e-cigarettes can lead to emissions of toxic chemicals such as acrolein and formaldehyde.

E-cigarettes can reduce mortality rate by 21 percent, reveals study

Evidence has suggested that increased use of e-cigarette can dramatically decrease cigarette smoking among youth and young adults, the researchers said, adding that vaping is likely to provide positive health benefits that outweigh the harm. 

Karnataka becomes third state to ban e-cigarettes in the country

Health Minister UT Khader said that the decision has been taken on the recommendation of the committee on cancer prevention.

Are e-cigarettes beneficial or cause harm? This is what experts say!

The team also warned that heavy regulation and taxation of e-cigarettes will counteract the benefit that these products can provide.

Kerala CM asks for steps to ban e-cigarettes

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Thursday asked the health authorities to take steps to ban the use and sale of e-cigarettes in the state.

Why e-cigarettes may not help quit smoking

While the researchers found a significant jump in the popularity of the words "vape" and "vaping,", they noticed a decline in searches related to vaping health and smoking cessation.

Now, `safer` e-cigarette with tobacco flavour, less harmful smoke

E-cigarettes are believed to be substantially reduced risk compared to cigarettes, and the simple composition of the vapor compared to that of cigarette smoke is an important factor in this.

`Toxic` e-cigarette boosts superbugs, weakens immune system

The debate over the safety of e-cigarettes has taken another turn after a new study has revealed that vaping boosts superbugs and dampens the immune system.

Candy-flavoured e-cigarette ads can influence school kids

E-cigarettes are now the most commonly consumed nicotine product amongst children in countries with strong tobacco control policies, the study pointed out.

E-cigarettes not helping people quit smoking: Study

Electronic cigarettes that are widely promoted and used to help smokers quit traditional cigarettes are not assisting much in this task, says a new study.

E-cigarettes deliver `sufficient` nicotine to suppress smoking desire

A recent study found that e-cigarettes share a similar short-term safety profile as Nicorette products and are comparable in reducing tobacco withdrawal symptoms.

Beware! E-cigarettes may lead to cancer

Marketed as a safer alternative to conventional tobacco cigarettes, electronic cigarettes could actually damage cells in ways that could lead to cancer, suggests new research.

Chemical in e-cigarettes can damage lungs

A flavouring chemical linked to a severe respiratory disease has been found in more than 75 percent of flavoured electronic cigarettes and refill liquids tested by researchers at Harvard University.

US docs want stronger regulations of e-cigarettes

The AAP has urged the US Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems the same as other tobacco products.

How e-cigarettes, water pipes may lead to increased tobacco use

A recent study has revealed that the use of e-cigarettes and alternative tobacco products may lead to increased tobacco use.

Are e-cigarettes safe and effective?

Medical experts have questioned the evidence on safety and effectiveness, underpinning the recommendations of e-cigarettes.

E-cigarettes new smoking gateway for teenagers: Study

 Young people who smoke electronic cigarettes are considerably more likely to start smoking traditional cigarettes within a year than their peers who do not smoke e-cigarettes, new research shows.