India's move to ban e-cigarettes flawed: Cancer experts

 Scientific institutes now acknowledge that ENDS pose significantly less health risk compared to traditional cigarettes or bidis

Aug 29, 2019, 17:16 PM IST

e-cigarettes industry appeals Gujarat CM to revoke ban

Association finds it contradictory that a ban was sought to be put on e-cigarettes but not cigarettes and beedis, which had been proven to be more harmful.

Jul 10, 2019, 17:30 PM IST

Vaping more effective than nicotine patches at helping smokers quit: Study

 E-cigarettes were almost twice as effective as the 'gold standard' combination of nicotine replacement products.

Jan 31, 2019, 13:01 PM IST

E-cigarettes may promote smoking among teenagers

The research, published in the journal Tobacco Control, surveyed 2,836 adolescents from 20 schools in England.

Aug 18, 2017, 23:17 PM IST

Before picking up that 'healthy' e-cigarette, READ THIS

A new study led by an Indian-origin scientist warns that electronic-cigarettes containing nicotine are potentially as harmful as unfiltered tobacco smoking.

Jun 12, 2017, 20:30 PM IST

Graduate adults more likely use e-cigs to quit smoking: Study

Smokers, who did use ends, such as e-cigarettes, were more likely to have attempted to quit smoking in the past year.

Sep 12, 2016, 11:43 AM IST

How e-cigarettes take their toll on your lungs

E-cigarette research is heating up and scientists are starting to show that vaping can have some surprising health effects. Now, a recent study has suggested that they have immediate effects on the pulmonary function in healthy and mild asthmatic young smokers.

Apr 12, 2016, 09:22 AM IST

Want to try world's first smokeable smartphone?

Bored of calls, emails, chats and endless Facebook posts with your smartphone? Now offer your friend an electronic puff with this unique magical device that also works like an e-cigarette.

Jan 12, 2016, 00:08 AM IST

Mentally stronger teens opt for vaping over smoking

Amidst the booming e-cigarette trend, a team of researchers has found that the teens with moderate emotional health problems do not smoke, but they may vape.

Dec 19, 2015, 11:01 AM IST

E-cigarette use can lead to problematic drinking

The study based on a survey of around 1400 people, also found that more women than men use e-cigarettes socially -- just opposite to the patterns seen in regular cigarette smoking.

Oct 29, 2015, 17:48 PM IST

How online e-cigarette vendors lure customers

The use of e-cigarette has tripled among middle and high school students from 2013 to 2014, according to data from the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey. Now, a new study has found that it is partly due to aggressive online marketing by e-cigarette vendors.

Oct 04, 2015, 15:32 PM IST

E-cigarette vapor can reduce cough reflex sensitivity

A new study has claimed that single use of an e-cigarette can diminish the sensitivity of cough reflex.

Aug 21, 2015, 14:06 PM IST

Model can predict nicotine emitted from e-cigarettes

 Scientists in the US have developed the first model that can predict with up to 90 percent accuracy the amount of nicotine emitted by an e-cigarette.

Aug 01, 2015, 12:55 PM IST

High flavours in e-cigarettes bad for health

The high levels of chemicals used to flavour some brands of e-cigarette fluid could be respiratory irritants, says a new study.

Apr 16, 2015, 21:47 PM IST

E-cigarette ads make one desire tobacco

Watching e-cigarette television advertisements can make people crave for tobacco, regardless of whether they did or did not smoke before.

Mar 13, 2015, 10:51 AM IST

E-cigarettes may 'not' be as safe as previously believed

A new study has revealed that e-cigarette exposure impairs immune responses in mouse model, suggesting that it may not be as safe as previously believed.

Feb 05, 2015, 11:35 AM IST

Social media to help study e-cigarette habits

 In an attempt to study the consumer habits and health effects of e-cigarette, especially among teenagers, researchers from University of Arizona and Mayo Clinic have turned to social media.

Dec 25, 2014, 20:44 PM IST

China's e-cigarette boom lacks oversight for safety: Report

With 90 per cent of the world's e- cigarettes being made in China, health experts have warned that poorly manufactured devices can vaporise heavy metals and carcinogens alongside the nicotine, harming the users.

Dec 15, 2014, 11:00 AM IST

US: E-cigarette use rising in high school kids

  Use of electronic cigarettes by high school students tripled over three years, according to a new US government report released.

Nov 14, 2014, 10:38 AM IST

Soon, Internet-connected 'Smart' e-cigarette that can keep track of every puff you take

Tobacco giant Philip Morris has envisaged an e-cigarette which can connect to the internet, allowing users to "buy" puffing time online, in daily, weekly or monthly chunks.

Oct 14, 2014, 14:52 PM IST