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Ban on flavoured tobacco products or vaping might lead teens to smoke cigarettes

According to a new study, believed to be the first to assess how complete flavour bans affect youth smoking habits, high school students' odds of smoking conventional cigarettes doubled due to ban on flavoured tobacco products or flavoured vaping
Ban on flavoured tobacco products or vaping might lead teens to smoke cigarettes(Unsplash)
Ban on flavoured tobacco products or vaping might lead teens to smoke cigarettes(Unsplash)
Updated on May 30, 2021 12:16 PM IST
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Vaping combined with smoking is as harmful as smoking cigarettes alone

A new research has revealed that the effects of vaping when combined with smoking cigarettes, results in similar health effects to that of smoking regular cigarettes.
A new research has revealed that the effects of vaping when combined with smoking cigarettes, results in similar health effects to that of smoking regular cigarettes.(Pixabay)
A new research has revealed that the effects of vaping when combined with smoking cigarettes, results in similar health effects to that of smoking regular cigarettes.(Pixabay)
Updated on Jan 05, 2021 11:48 AM IST
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Dallas | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale

Vaping, e-cigarettes linked with cardiovascular disease

Research has shown that e-cigarettes raise blood pressure and heart rate, change the artery walls so that they become stiffer and less elastic, and inhibit the function of blood vessels by damaging their lining.
Vaping has negative effects on the lungs and is detrimental to the developing foetus during pregnancy. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Vaping has negative effects on the lungs and is detrimental to the developing foetus during pregnancy. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Updated on Jul 30, 2020 03:08 PM IST
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Sophia Antipolis [France] | By Asian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma

Researchers develop new device that tracks e-cigarette habits to help curtail usage

In order to yield important information for research about when and where people vape, how deeply they inhale and how much nicotine they consume, researchers have developed a new device that attaches to e-cigarettes can unobtrusively monitor inhalations.
The first-of-its-kind device, which can be easily attached to all types of e-cigarettes and other nicotine-delivery kits, can help fill gaps in knowledge about vaping that might help users curtail it, said Cornell Tech researchers who developed the tool.(Unsplash)
The first-of-its-kind device, which can be easily attached to all types of e-cigarettes and other nicotine-delivery kits, can help fill gaps in knowledge about vaping that might help users curtail it, said Cornell Tech researchers who developed the tool.(Unsplash)
Updated on May 05, 2020 05:56 PM IST
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Washington D.C. | By Asian News International

Vaping-linked lung injury may be caused by toxic fumes

A recent study looked at the internal injuries caused by vaping similar to what one might see with exposures to toxic chemical fumes, poisonous gases and toxic agents.
Health authorities have been investigating the cause of the outbreak, which has mainly affected young males.(Unsplash)
Health authorities have been investigating the cause of the outbreak, which has mainly affected young males.(Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 04, 2019 11:33 AM IST
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Washington | By Agence France-Presse

Vaping is more harmful than you think, damages vital immune system cells

For the research, scientists devised a mechanical procedure to mimic vaping in the laboratory, using lung tissue samples provided by eight non-smokers.
Some of the effects of vaping were similar to those seen in regular smokers.(Shutterstock)
Some of the effects of vaping were similar to those seen in regular smokers.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 14, 2018 11:05 AM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, London

Vaping marijuana on the rise among Mumbai’s teenagers

Marijuana cartridges for vapes are easily available online, not covered under NDPS Act.
The problem is that refill cartridges of marijuana oil can be ordered online, which means discreet home delivery.(Shutterstock)
The problem is that refill cartridges of marijuana oil can be ordered online, which means discreet home delivery.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 24, 2018 02:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Faisal Tandel, Mumbai

E-cigarettes can be as harmful as cigarettes, are bad for heart health

E-cigarettes can be harmful for your blood pressure and cause cardiovascular problems too. A person’s peripheral systolic blood pressure can go up significantly for 45 minutes after using an e-cigarette.
E-cigarettes have also been found to be harmful for the lungs.(Shutterstock)
E-cigarettes have also been found to be harmful for the lungs.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 10, 2018 01:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Kabir Bhandari, Delhi

E-cigarettes can harm your health, its flavour additives can cause heart damage

E-cigarettes are not as safe as you think. A new study shows that the flavoured additives used in it can cause heart damage and impair blood vessel function.
E-cigarettes are battery-powered devices that heat a liquid and produce an aerosol that is inhaled.(Shutterstock)
E-cigarettes are battery-powered devices that heat a liquid and produce an aerosol that is inhaled.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 15, 2018 10:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Soma Das

53% people fail to quit smoking despite knowing ill effects, finds study

World No Tobacco Day 2018: The study also found that around 41 per cent of smokers who tried to quit said they would need assistance to do so, while 25 per cent were using e-cigarette or vaping devices.
The study indicated that new cessation and harm-reduction options are needed to help smokers live longer and healthier lives.(Shutterstock)
The study indicated that new cessation and harm-reduction options are needed to help smokers live longer and healthier lives.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 31, 2018 04:01 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

World No Tobacco Day 2018, here’s why you should switch to e-cigarettes

On the occasion of World No Tobacco Day (May 31), experts say ditching your regular cigarette and turning to vaping is a good idea.
Consuming electronic cigarettes reduces the risk of cancer by around 90-92 per cent compared to the conventional ones, according to an expert.(Shutterstock)
Consuming electronic cigarettes reduces the risk of cancer by around 90-92 per cent compared to the conventional ones, according to an expert.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 31, 2018 12:26 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, Guwahati | By Press Trust of India

E-cigarettes are as bad as cigarettes, flavouring can impair lung function

Do you think that e-cigarettes are a safer alternative to smoking? Beware, this latest study adds to evidence that they are not safe for you.
E-cigarette flavouring has toxic chemicals similar to those found in tobacco smoke.(Shutterstock)
E-cigarette flavouring has toxic chemicals similar to those found in tobacco smoke.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 29, 2018 11:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
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