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18 succumb to vaping-linked lung injuries, 1,080 sick in US

About 70 patients of patients are male, and 80 per cent are under 35 years old.

04 Oct 2019 11:06 AM

India faces first court challenges to e-cigarette ban

The Indian government banned the sale, import and manufacture of e-cigarettes this month.

27 Sep 2019 9:17 AM

E-cigarette ban not enough

The revenue the tobacco industry generates far outstrips the “sin taxes” imposed by governments.

20 Sep 2019 1:36 AM

In-Depth: India bans e-cigarettes as global backlash at vaping gathers pace

The ban was announced by Nirmala Sitharaman at a press conference, the Indian health ministry did this saying vaping has become an epidemic

19 Sep 2019 10:18 AM

Vaping can increase risk of relapse in some former smokers

Do e-cigarettes really help in quitting?

04 Aug 2019 1:18 PM


E-cigarettes can hamper clearing of airways

E-cigarette vaping harms mucus clearance, study suggests.

08 Jun 2019 10:54 AM

Flavouring in e-cigarettes can be harmful

Study suggests e-cigarette flavourings may pose heart risk.

28 May 2019 11:37 AM

Why people want to quit e-cigarettes

Most e-cigarette users want to quit, study suggests.

26 May 2019 11:40 AM

India trade ministry says no legal basis to ban e-cigarette imports: reports

India’s USD 12 bn cigarette market is dominated by companies such as ITC, Godfrey Phillips.

10 Apr 2019 2:24 PM

Vapers inhale lower levels of toxins than smokers

Dual users had highest levels of nicotine biomarkers, followed by those who smoked traditional cigarettes only, study found.

15 Dec 2018 11:05 AM


E-cigarette vaping may delay wound healing, says study

Study found there was increased rate of tissue death on grafted flaps in groups exposed to either e-cigarettes or traditional cigarettes.

20 Oct 2018 10:08 AM

E-cigarettes raise risk of mouth cancer by damaging DNA

Vaping may raise levels of DNA-damaging chemicals like formaldehyde in saliva, which can put users at greater risk of oral, throat cancer.

21 Aug 2018 9:23 AM

E-cigarette vapour tied to changes in lung cells

Initially public health experts were not that concerned about e-cigarettes because they were being marketed as a way to help smokers quit.

14 Aug 2018 5:52 PM

E-cigarettes, tobacco linked to higher risk of oral cancer

Vast majority of non-cigarette tobacco users are exposed to carcinogen levels comparable to or exceeding exposure among cigarette smokers.

30 Jul 2018 8:54 AM

Co-pilot tried to hide e-cigarette smoke, sparked mid-air emergency instead

The incident, which resulted in deployment of passenger oxygen masks, occurred Tuesday on flight by Chinese flag carrier from Hong Kong.

13 Jul 2018 6:50 PM


E-cigarette flavour affects a lot more than just taste

They are associated with ancer and other diseases.

11 Apr 2018 9:44 AM

Some e-cigarette users may struggle to quit smoking

Here is what a new study has found.

27 Mar 2018 7:42 PM

E-cig smoke may cause similar facial birth defects as smoking traditional cigarettes

Research carried out by Virginia Commonwealth University, found flavoured e-cigarettes caused particularly severe facial abnormalities.

26 Mar 2018 10:05 AM

Vaping does not stain teeth

Smokers get 'stains', turning teeth from a healthy-looking white to an unhealthy-looking yellow/brown colour.

25 Mar 2018 6:40 PM

Vaping may help pneumonia-causing bacteria invade airways, says study

Traditional cigarettes have been linked to increased risk of pneumonia, but it’s been unclear whether e-cigarettes might have same effect.

01 Mar 2018 8:48 AM