Could E-Cigarettes Cause Bladder Cancer?

According to the results of a recently published study, carcinogenic biomarkers strongly linked to bladder cancer risk are found in the urine samples of electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) users.E-cigarettes contain nicotine, additives, and other chemical solvents that can create numerous toxic compounds when heated. Their popularity has increased dramatically in recent years, especially in the adolescent and young adult population. Between 2017 and 2018, usage increased nearly 80% among high sch...
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Like Smoking, Vaping Creates Cancer-Causing Changes

The last few years have seen a nearly 10-fold increase in electronic cigarette (e-cig) use, or "vaping," particularly among adult smokers and among adolescents who have never smoked a cigarette. E-cigs are frequently touted as a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes, but new research done at the University of Southern California (USC) reveals that vaping produces some of the same cancer-causing molecular changes to oral tissue that are produced by cigarette smoking."The existing data show ...
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Is Heated Rather Than Burned Tobacco Safer to Inhale?

Electronic nicotine/non-nicotine cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and heat-not-burn (HNB) tobacco products such as those marketed as IQOS™ are branded as safer alternatives to traditional cigarette smoking. Cigarette companies claim that the amount of chemicals emitted from e-cigarettes and IQOS™ are significantly reduced compared to traditional cigarette smoke; however, no research is available to validate these claims. When researchers at Woolcock Institute conducted a study to determine the effect t...
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