Union Cabinet to meet on Wednesday, may approve ordinance to ban e-cigarettes

The e-cigarettes do not use tobacco but heat the liquid chemicals into a vapour or steam that is inhaled by the smokers and experts claim that though e-cigarettes are marketed as a harmless product they are harmful to health.

Sep 18, 2019, 07:12 AM IST

Warning: Using e-cigarettes can harm your liver, says study

The researchers collected liver samples, and looked at genes in the liver affected by e-cigarettes using a technique called RNA sequence analysis.

Mar 19, 2018, 16:54 PM IST

Study associates e-cigarettes with increased risk of pneumonia

The study published in the European Respiratory Journal did not directly compare vaping's effect to that of smoking tobacco cigarettes.

Feb 08, 2018, 10:26 AM IST

Teens who use e-cigarettes more likely to start smoking: Study

It is the largest study to date to estimate the impact between alternative tobacco use and the subsequent start of conventional cigarette smoking in youth.

Jan 16, 2018, 14:19 PM IST

One cigarette is enough to make you an addict, says study

The findings from over 215,000 survey respondents provide strong support for prioritizing efforts to reduce cigarette experimentation among adolescents.

Jan 10, 2018, 17:49 PM IST

Which is worse – E-cigarettes or conventional cigarettes?

According to the recently published study, people who have been wanting to quit cigarettes can also switch to ENDS which is gradually much lesser harmful.

Jan 08, 2018, 14:20 PM IST

Researchers link use of e-cigarettes in teens with cigarette smoking later

 The study only looked at smoking initiation related to e-cigarettes and not the possible impact of e-cigarettes on smoking cessation.

Oct 30, 2017, 16:32 PM IST

Vapes, e-cigarettes as bad as cigarettes: Study

New research challenges the concept that switching to e-cigarettes is a healthier alternative.

Oct 22, 2017, 19:15 PM IST

Switching to e-cigarettes could reduce mortality rate, says study

A death is notched up as premature when a person departs before their expected age — say 75 or 80 depending on the country — and is usually preventable through a healthier lifestyle.

Oct 03, 2017, 14:58 PM IST

Are e-cigarettes safe for teens? It may double the risk of tobacco smoking

E-cigarettes can contain nicotine but not many of the harmful substances produced by smoking tobacco such as tar or carbon monoxide. 

Sep 18, 2017, 18:05 PM IST

E-cigarettes linked to high risk of teen smoking

About one-third of teens in the US use e-cigarettes as a smoking cessation aid. 

Nov 09, 2016, 08:38 AM IST

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.

Apr 25, 2016, 20:05 PM IST

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.

Apr 01, 2016, 12:54 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