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Flavoured e-cigarettes trigger heart disease risk

The study, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, found that endothelial cells exposed to the e-liquids or to blood collected from e-cigarette users shortly after vaping, exhibit significantly increased levels of molecules implicated in DNA damage and cell death.

May 30, 2019, 11:29 AM IST

E-cigarette use may increase heart disease risk: Study

The study, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, found that endothelial 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. 

May 28, 2019, 12:15 PM IST

Electronic cigarettes equally harmful to gums as smoking

As per a recent survey, electronic cigarettes have been found to be equally harmful to gums and teeth as normal cigarettes.

Nov 17, 2016, 17:48 PM IST

Vaping `cherry` e-cigarettes riskier than other flavours

Electronic cigarettes come in enticing flavours like "cherry crush" and "vivid vanilla," but now a team of researchers has shed some light on whether or not those ingredients are safe enough for the lungs.

Jan 29, 2016, 10:38 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

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.

Sep 09, 2015, 15:13 PM IST

E-cigarettes can trigger smoking in teens

While electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are generally assumed to be less harmful, new research has found that teenagers who use these cigarettes are more likely to smoke conventional cigarettes, cigars and hookahs over the next year compared with nonusers.

Aug 19, 2015, 13:19 PM IST

E-cigarettes are 95 percent less harmful than tobacco: UK study

Electronic cigarettes are around 95 percent less harmful than tobacco and should be promoted as a tool to help smokers quit, a study by an agency of Britain`s Department of Health said on Wednesday.

Aug 19, 2015, 04:41 AM IST

E-cig risks unclear to smokers

A new study has suggested that consumers are unclear about the risks or benefits of e-cigarettes.

Jun 28, 2015, 17:31 PM IST

Even single e-cigarette vapor exposure can diminish cough reflex sensitivity

A new study has demonstrated that just one exposure to vapor from electronic cigarettes dampens the cough reflex.

May 18, 2015, 21:03 PM IST

Chemicals used in flavouring e-cigarettes can be as harmful as cigarettes

A new study has examined that the components of electronic cigarettes are not regulated and standardized as compared to standard cigarettes and this is why they vary widely between products.

May 18, 2015, 21:00 PM IST

E-cigarette flavourings can alter lung function

Certain flavourings used in the liquid for electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) may adversely affect the lungs by changing important cellular functions in their tissue, says a new study.

May 18, 2015, 13:36 PM IST

E-cigarettes not 'safe substitute' for young smokers

It is not a safer option to swap regular cigarettes with e-cigarettes for young people, claims a new study.

Apr 22, 2015, 13:50 PM IST

Malaysia Airlines passengers to hand-carry e-cigarettes

Crisis-hit Malaysia Airlines passengers will now have to hand-carry their electronic cigarettes and not put them in their check-in baggage following a new safety alert.

Feb 09, 2015, 17:36 PM IST

Beware! E-ciggs can give your PC malware

A new study has revealed that electronic cigarettes have become the latest vector for malicious software that can be transmitted to computers.

Nov 22, 2014, 21:05 PM IST

WHO urges stiff regulatory curbs on e-cigarettes

The World Health Organization (WHO) called for stiff regulation of electronic cigarettes as well as bans on indoor use, advertising and sales to minors, in the latest bid to control the booming new market.

Aug 27, 2014, 09:00 AM IST

World`s leading lung organizations want to ban or restrict e- cigarettes use

A position statement on electronic cigarettes has been released by the experts from the world`s leading lung organizations to ban or restrict their use until their health impacts are better known.

Jul 13, 2014, 12:10 PM IST

Young parents smoking e-cigarettes believe devices safer for those around them

Researchers have showed that many young parents are using electronic cigarettes, and despite any evidence for safety, the vast majority of young adults who have used the devices believe they are less harmful than regular cigarettes.

May 05, 2014, 09:24 AM IST

E-cigarette use not linked to quitting smoking: Study

People who use electronic cigarettes do not report higher rates of quitting than regular cigarette smokers, according to a US study out Monday.

Mar 25, 2014, 12:37 PM IST

E-cigarettes to be stubbed out for under-18s in England

Anyone under 18 in England are to be banned from buying electronic cigarettes, as government mulled making it illegal for youngsters to purchase traditional cigarettes to discourage them from smoking.

Jan 27, 2014, 01:08 AM IST