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Article ID: 702496

Father's Nicotine Exposure May Cause Problems in Future Generations of His Children

Florida State University

A new Florida State University College of Medicine study in mice produced results that suggest nicotine exposure in men could lead to cognitive deficits in their children and grandchildren. Further studies will be required to know if the same outcomes seen in mice would apply to humans.

Released:
19-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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    19-Oct-2018 12:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 702245

1 in 4 @JUULvapor Tweeps is Underage, a #PublicHealth Concern

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

E-cigarette brand JUUL’s Twitter handle is attracting adolescents to the point that at least a quarter of its followers appear to be under age 18. Many of these minors – to whom it is illegal to sell nicotine-delivery products – are retweeting JUUL’s messages, amplifying its advertisements.

Released:
16-Oct-2018 10:00 AM EDT
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    18-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 702253

Adding Flavors to E-Cigarette Liquids Changes Chemistry, Creates Irritants

Duke Health

New research from Duke and Yale universities shows flavorings are transforming more than marketing. The chemical additives react to e-liquid, or e-juice, creating new compounds that could trigger irritation and inflammation when inhaled.

Released:
16-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 702130

For the last time, sitting is NOT the new smoking

Arizona State University (ASU)

Arizona State University professor Matt Buman and colleagues published a paper debunking the sensationalized health myth

Released:
12-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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    11-Oct-2018 7:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 701974

E-Cigarette Flavorings, Additives Increase Inflammation and Impair Lung Function, Study Finds

American Physiological Society (APS)

Flavoring and additive ingredients in e-cigarettes may increase inflammation and impair lung function, according to new research. The study, published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology—Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, also found that short-term exposure to e-cigarettes was enough to cause lung inflammation similar or worse than that seen in traditional cigarette use. The research was chosen as an APSselect article for October.

Released:
10-Oct-2018 12:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 701806

WVU researcher delves into cardiovascular effects of vaping

West Virginia University

Vaping has surpassed all other forms of tobacco use in middle- and high-schoolers. New research led by Mark Olfert, an associate professor in the West Virginia University School of Medicine, suggests if teenagers continue to vape into adulthood, the cardiovascular effects may, by some measures, be as dire as if they’d smoked cigarettes.

Released:
8-Oct-2018 9:30 PM EDT

Article ID: 701429

Don’t Treat E-Cigarettes Like Cigarettes

Northwestern University

CHICAGO - “Cigarette” might appear in the term “e-cigarette” but that is as far as their similarities extend, reports a new Northwestern Medicine report published Friday, Sept. 28, in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research. Assuming e-cigarettes are equal to cigarettes could lead to misguided research and policy initiatives, the paper says.

Released:
1-Oct-2018 4:40 PM EDT
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    28-Sep-2018 12:15 AM EDT

Article ID: 701066

Kidney Disease Biomarker May Also Be a Marker for COPD

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

A commonly used biomarker of kidney disease may also indicate lung problems, particularly COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

Released:
25-Sep-2018 4:00 PM EDT

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