E-cigarette rules to be enhanced

Secretary for Food & Health Prof Sophia Chan: In terms of e-cigarettes and also heat-not-burn cigarettes, first of all, the Government thinks it is harmful. Therefore, we have to strengthen our existing regulation on these products. In terms of regulation … Source link

Is It Okay to Vape with COPD?

As of September 22, 2017, roughly 2.75 million people regularly smoke e-cigarettes, a habit commonly referred to as “vaping” since the nicotine is delivered via vapors. An additional 3.7 percent of the population admit to having at least tried them. While some insist that e-cigarettes are safer alternatives to regular cigarettes, what does science say?… Read More »

E-cigarettes do not damage blood vessels says new study

E-cigarettes do not cause damage to blood vessels which can lead to deadly heart disease, new research suggests. Lab tests revealed vaping does not stop wounds healing like ‘traditional’ cigarettes are known to do. Scientists did not see disruption to skin repair even at concentrations of a ‘heavy vaper’ and with double the amount of… Read More »

E-cigarette flavorings linked to cardiovascular disease

New research suggests flavorings in electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes—including mint, vanilla, cinnamon and strawberry—can adversely affect endothelial cells, acccording to a study published June 14 in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular … Source link

E-Cigarette Flavorings May Impair Vascular Function

HealthDay News — Flavoring additives used in electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) may have adverse effects on blood vessels, according to a study published online June 14 in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. Jessica L. Fetterman, PhD … Source link

Is Vaping Bad for Your Teeth?

A large majority of former smokers has already switched to vaping, which has started a new debate about the health consequences of this new way of nicotine delivery. Supports and critics come up with arguments to prove their point, but an average person still has many questions about vaping. They wonder if vaping is bad for… Read More »