Items filtered by date: July 2017

Introduction: Very little is known about how e-cigarette marketing is being perceived by youth, and the potential effect it will have on youth vaping and smoking behaviors. This limits the ability to identify youth-focused marketing efforts and to design effective policies for the regulation of e-cigarette marketing content and placement.

Given the disproportionate burden of tobacco health harms in psychiatric patients, e-cigarettes are being considered as a potential tool for harm reduction. This article summarizes recent data on e-cigarettes, provides recommendations and resources to learn more, and emphasizes the evidence for treating tobacco (traditional cigarettes) addiction in people

“Whether vaping has the same deleterious effects on metabolic parameters as regular cigarette smoke has not yet been studied thoroughly in humans. However, animal model experiments attribute comparable effects of e-cigarette smoking, even without nicotine exposure, on weight and metabolic parameters as compared to smoking cigarettes.”

Researchers discovered that HNB cigarettes contain 84% of the nicotine found in traditional cigarettes. Among the smoke’s chemicals, the scientists and medical professionals isolated carbon monoxide and … acroleine, benzaldehyde, formaldehyde and acenaphthene, among more than two dozen others. Respectively, percentages of the latter four chemicals,

Authors studied both short- and long-term exposures to Electronic Cigarette (EC) aerosols and found that they “increase cellular reactive oxygen species and cause significant DNA damage. Moreover, EC aerosols cause oxidative DNA lesions which are highly mutagenic, and can lead to tumor initiation and progression.”Authors studied both short- and long-term exposures to