People who use e-cigarettes smoke less and are more likely to quit smoking

“Combustible cigarettes are the most harmful form of nicotine delivery. Alternative delivery of nicotine, through e-cigarettes, could significantly reduce harm and the risks of cancer and other diseases to smokers,” said Matthew Carpenter, from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in the US. In the pilot study published, funded by the National Institutes of […]

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Would-be moms, beware: Smoking e-cigarettes during pregnancy could cause birth defects

Smoking e-cigarettes during pregnancy could cause facial defects in the babies, a study warns. The findings suggested that e-cigarettes pose health risks despite being widely considered a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes. Researchers exposed frog embryos and samples of mammalian neural crest cells to saline infused with e-cigarette vapour. Frogs, like other vertebrates, are similar […]

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E-Cigarettes to Be Regulated as Tobacco products

E-cigarettes will be regulated as tobacco merchandise, federal authorities announced on Thursday. In a protracted-awaited ruling, the U.S. food and Drug management (FDA) finalized policies that deliverthe business enterprise authority to regulate all tobacco products which includes e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco, as well as different products. till now, e-cigarettes have been notregulated […]

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