Search Tag: e-cigarettes

IMAGING Management

E-cigarette & Vaping Products Blamed for Lung Disease Outbreak

2019 11 Nov

Use of e-cigarette or vaping products, which may contain nicotine and tetrahydrocannabinol, has been blamed for an outbreak of lung disease that hit the U.S. starting in August. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that cases of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI) reported from 49 states and one... Read more

IMAGING Management

Vaping and Lung Injury

2019 28 Aug

The U.S. Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) is currently investigating 193 cases where severe lung injury has been linked to e-cigarettes or ‘vaping’ use across 22 states in America, with one reported death.   Vaping has gained significant popularity over the past few years, especially amongst teenagers, as an alternative to traditional... Read more

Cardiology Management

Flavoured e-cigarettes linked to cardiovascular disease

2018 20 Jun

Growing awareness of the health risks of smoking has increased the popularity of alternative tobacco products including electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). A rapid rise in e-cigarette use is largely attributed to flavourings added to tobacco products and perception of less harm than traditional combustible cigarettes. And now this burning... Read more

Cardiology Management

E-Cigarettes: What a Practising Cardiologist Needs to Know

2017 07 Feb

Should E-cigarettes be tolerated, or even favoured over tobacco, as a less harmful substitute for those unable to stop smoking tobacco? Although E-cigarettes may be less harmful than tobacco cigarettes, they are definitely not harmless, according to a systematic review published in The American Journal of Cardiology. See Also : Study: 28% of... Read more