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Released: 25-Mar-2020 9:50 AM EDT
Study indicates vaporized cannabis creates drug-seeking behavior
Washington State University

Rats with regular access to cannabis seek more of the substance and tend to show increased drug-seeking behavior when cannabis is absent.

Released: 19-Mar-2020 9:55 AM EDT
E-cigarette users had substances linked to bladder cancer in urine
University of North Carolina Health Care System

In the review published in the journal European Urology Oncology, researchers compiled the results of 22 different studies that analyzed the urine of people who used e-cigarettes or other tobacco products, including cigarettes, to check for evidence of cancer-linked compounds or biomarkers of those compounds. They found six biomarkers or compounds with a strong link to bladder cancer.

12-Mar-2020 12:40 PM EDT
For Every 50 Smokers – One Non-Smoker Dies from Secondhand Smoke Exposure
Mount Sinai Health System

New data analysis could change smoking policies worldwide to protect non-smokers and reduce their risk

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Released: 10-Mar-2020 12:00 PM EDT
EVALI and other vaping risks: What you should know
LifeBridge Health

EVALI and other vaping risks: What you should know

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Released: 27-Feb-2020 5:40 PM EST
Roswell Park Finds New Evidence That Inhaled Vitamin E Acetate Caused EVALI in Vapers
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

A team of researchers from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and the CDC report new evidence that inhalation of vitamin E acetate is strongly linked to e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI).

Released: 26-Feb-2020 2:30 PM EST
Does smoking increase your risk for dementia and cognitive decline?
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

Scientists from the Uniformed Services University (USU), Emory University and the University of Vermont have found that cigarette smoking is linked to increased lesions in the brain’s white matter, called white matter hyperintensities. White matter hyperintensities, detected by MRI scan, are associated with cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease. These findings may help explain the link between smoking and increased rates of dementia and other forms of cognitive decline.

Released: 26-Feb-2020 12:25 PM EST
Register to Cover the Latest Science at ATS 2020!
American Thoracic Society (ATS)

The American Thoracic Society will host the world’s leading scientists and clinicians in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine at the ATS 2020 International Conference (ATS 2020).

19-Feb-2020 1:10 PM EST
Vaping Changes Oral Microbiome, Increasing Risk for Infection
New York University

Using e-cigarettes alters the mouth’s microbiome—the community of bacteria and other microorganisms—and makes users more prone to inflammation and infection, finds a new study led by researchers at NYU College of Dentistry.

Newswise: Research suggests adults – not just teens – like electronic cigarette flavors
Released: 26-Feb-2020 10:15 AM EST
Research suggests adults – not just teens – like electronic cigarette flavors
Penn State College of Medicine

A new study by researchers at Penn State finds that adults enjoy sweet e-cigarette flavors just as much as teens.


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