Monthly Archives: November 2017

Health impact of E-cigarettes: a prospective 3.5-year study of regular daily users who have never smoked | Scientific Reports

Although electronic cigarettes (ECs) are a much less harmful alternative to tobacco cigarettes, there is concern as to whether long-term ECs use may cause risks to human health. We report health outcomes (blood pressure, heart rate, body weight, lung function, respiratory symptoms, exhaled breath nitric oxide [eNO], exhaled carbon monoxide […]

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Vaping Causes ‘Popcorn Lung’?

Snopes updated it’s article on the mythical Popcorn Lung syndrome (from vaping) on Nov 12, 2017 Moreover, a separate study about occupational popcorn lung published in 2012 paradoxically held that non-smokers may be at higher risk for popcorn lung than smokers are: The 2015 research from Harvard omitted comparison to a […]

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Is misinformation giving you the vapors about vaping?

The conflation of droplets with actual particulate matter and its harmful properties seems to trace back to gross negligence rather than malice. Researchers whose favorite equipment cannot detect the difference between liquids in solids in aerosols mistakenly reported seeing “particulates” in the vapor. (E-cigarette “vapor” is really mostly an aerosol, not technically vapor.) […]

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