E-cigarettes are a new generation of products, which are designed to mimic traditional cigarettes in terms of nicotine delivery and flavor.
But a new study from the University of Illinois Medical Center has found that people who smoke them have a higher risk of lung cancer.
E-cigarette users also have a greater risk of cardiovascular disease, and a higher chance of having a heart attack or stroke.
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The new study, published in the journal Preventive Medicine, examined a cohort of 1,879 adults ages 18 to 59.
Researchers looked at more than 11,000 people from the Chicago area and compared their e-cigarettes to those that were not smokers.
Researchers found that nearly half of the smokers had used e-cigs in the past year, and nearly one-third of them had used them in the last six months.
That compares to just 17 percent of non-smokers.
ECTELLING VAPORATION IS BAD For some smokers, the risk of cancer is more than they realized.
“There’s no evidence that e-cig use is harmful to people with existing lung cancer,” said Michael Schaffner, M.D., a professor of preventive medicine at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine.
Schaffman said he believes the new study should be taken as an opportunity to urge smokers to quit. “
If you use e-liquid that contains nicotine, there’s no way for the body to tell you that you’ve inhaled nicotine, and you could potentially develop cancer.”
Schaffman said he believes the new study should be taken as an opportunity to urge smokers to quit.
“It’s important that we get people to quit smoking and the health of their children,” Schaffners said.
“And this is not something that should be happening in the public’s interest.”
E-CIGARETTES CAN CAUSE CANCER, STUDY Findings from a large study published in Cancer Prevention found that smokers who regularly use eCigs, or refill cartridges, were at increased risk for lung cancer, especially those who were also smokers of traditional cigarettes.
The study found that men who had used a traditional cigarette for more than five years were five times more likely to have developed lung cancer than those who had not.
Those who had smoked cigarettes for less than five months were twice as likely to develop lung cancer as those who smoked cigarettes longer.
Researchers said that eCigarette use should not be viewed as a harmless recreational drug.
“I don’t believe we should use ecigarettes to replace traditional cigarettes,” said study author James M. Zogby, M, MSc, a professor in the Department of Health and Epidemiology and Epidemiologic Sciences at the Icahn School of Community Health at Mount Sinai.
“E-cigarettes should be viewed more as a way for people to stop and re-evaluate smoking.”
METHODOLOGY The researchers studied data from the Cancer Prevention Study II.
It was a large prospective study of more than 20,000 participants.
Participants were randomly assigned to two groups: one group used eCIGarettes, while the other used a conventional cigarette.
Participants also completed questionnaires on lifestyle and physical health.
All participants were followed for six months and a follow-up visit was conducted at three years.
All of the study participants were at least 60 years old.
Participants who had a history of lung or other cancer were excluded.
In addition, they were asked to take a medical history and provide their full name and address, phone number and email address.
The researchers also assessed e-Cigarettes by checking the nicotine content of the cartridges and the electronic cigarette battery, which measures the power of the e-vapor.
Nicotine content of eCOGENESES was measured in milligrams of nicotine per cartridge, as well as the concentration of nicotine in the eCogenera cartridge.
Researchers also tested eCignal cartridges for nicotine and carbon monoxide.
“We did a battery of tests on the eVapor batteries, as we have on traditional cigarettes and other tobacco products,” said Zog by e-mail.
“For example, we compared the nicotine level of the batteries with the levels in a cigarette and found that, when comparing eCige batteries with cigarette batteries, the difference was not significant.”
MIND-BOUNDING VACUUM METHODS The researchers were able to assess the use of e-juices by analyzing information on the types of e cigs and their refill cartridges.
The results showed that those who used e cigarettes were more likely than those with traditional cigarettes to refill their cartridges with nicotine.
“A higher number of people were choosing refill cartridges that were made of nonfermentable or synthetic materials and were not suitable for e-smoking