Early this year, the Trump administration banned flavored e-cigarettes in refillable cartridge-based e-cigarettes, barring menthol and tobacco
By Rohini Krishnamurthy
People who smoke less than 10 cigarettes a day are also 2.5 times as likely to die of lung disease compared to those who do not smoke
By Mihika Basu
If you are a vaper, you are putting yourself at risk for Covid-19 and other lung diseases, caution experts
By Mihika Basu
The scientific statement recommends that people not smoke or vape any substance because of the potential harm to the heart, lungs and blood vessels
The analysis compared the effects of three forms of smoking and vaping on human health, which include tobacco cigarettes, e-cigarettes or waterpipes
Smokers have a higher risk of developing a kind of respiratory problem usually seen in COVID-19 cases. Such patients cannot breathe and require a ventilator to pump oxygen into and out of their bodies.
By Rohini Krishnamurthy
Intelligent virtual assistants returned actionable responses only four times: “Did I say something wrong?”
The analysis shows Instagram user comments disputing the FDA claims of the damaging health effects from nicotine and calling the campaign propaganda, say experts
According to a review, as more US states legalize marijuana for both medicinal and recreational use and usage increases nationwide, doctors should advise patients about the potential risks, including effects of marijuana with some commonly prescribed cardiovascular drugs.
Young adults who smoke cigarettes, as well as use e-cigarettes, are also nearly two times more likely to have a stroke compared to current cigarette-only smokers and nearly three times more likely than non-smokers, says the study
The announcement has public health experts worried who believe flavors attract kids, and that even menthol is a flavor
CDC has issued an updated clinical guidance which recommends that patients be clinically stable before discharge and calls for follow-up with a clinical provider within 48 hours of hospital discharge
Experts have observed a spike in e-cigarette use among teens with the percentage of teen users jumping to 28% in 2019 from 20% last year.
About 56% of vaping-related lung injury victims used Dank Vapes, which can be easily found in the black market
The damage to the patient's lungs is caused by a rare lung disease, typically seen in industry metal workers, according to doctors who treated the patient.
Beginning June 1, 2020, the state will limit the sale of flavored nicotine vaping products, menthol cigarettes and flavored chewing tobacco to licensed smoking bars, where they may only be smoked on-site
According to experts, dose, frequency, treatment intention and mode of administration matter.
The state has asked e-cigarette manufacturers to disclose the ingredients used in their products.
During 2017-2018, e-cigarette use went up from 2.8% to 3.2%, a reversal of the decline seen during 2014-2017.
The boy, who is a former athlete, is doing well, says the medical team, adding that recovery will be an intense process and could take months
Doctors say trigger likely to be immune response to chemical in e-cigarette fluid.
Experts found the compound in lung fluids from all the 29 tested patients. So far, 2,051 confirmed and probable US lung injury cases and 39 deaths have been associated with vaping.
Researchers say since 2014, e-cigarettes have been the most commonly used tobacco product among youth.
The previous CDC estimates in early October put the number of fatalities at 24.
Over 3.6 million children were using e-cigarettes, with fruit, menthol and mint favours gaining popularity.
While the CDC has flagged the ill effects of vaping in the wake of deaths, in the UK it is being seen as helping smokers quit
Of the affected 1,299 people, the condition named "e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury" (EVALI), has claimed 26 lives in 21 US states
So far, 1,080 lung injury cases have been reported from 48 states and 16 percent of these patients are below 18 years of age.
By Priyam Chhetri
According to researchers, using e-cigarettes during pregnancy impairs metabolic health in daughters; Recent studies have also stated that e-cigarettes disrupt lung function and raise risk of infection