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Tag: Vaping

Oral Disease
Vaping puts healthy people on brink of oral disease

New York: A team of US researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist revealed that just a few months of vaping may put healthy people on the brink of oral disease. The study, published in the journal Science Advances, found that the collection of oral bacteria in daily e-cigarette users’ mouths is teeming with potent infection-causing […]

Vaping May Not Help With Smoking Cessation

Washington: The US government released on Thursday its first smoking cessation report in 30 years, showing that there is inadequate evidence to conclude that e-cigarettes help quit smoking. It is difficult to make generalizations about efficacy for cessation based on clinical trials involving a particular e-cigarette, according to the report. E-cigarettes have long been embraced […]

Vaping Increases Risk Of Asthma And COPD

New York: Inhaling heated tobacco vapour through e-cigarettes increases chances of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), conditions long shown to be caused by smoking traditional, combustible cigarettes. The research data, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, also suggest chances of developing COPD may be around six times greater among people who […]

Vaping-linked deaths prompt US ban on flavoured e-cigarettes

Washington: The Trump administration said that it plans to bar the sale of non-tobacco-flavoured e-cigarettes in the United States following six deaths linked to vaping. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is in the process of drafting new regulations to remove flavored e-cigarettes from the market, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar told journalists […]

Long-term vaping may damage lung immune cells, warn researchers

London: With vaping becoming a style statement globally including in India, a small yet significant study has found that vaporisers may potentially disable key immune cells in the lung and boosts inflammation if used for long. The e-cigarette vapour boosts the production of inflammatory chemicals and disables key protective cells in the lung that keep […]