Is vaping a useful tool for quitting smoking or just a new way of harming your health? Countries around the world are beginning to consider this question and India on Wednesday announced a total ban on the sale of e-cigarettes, However such legislation is running ahead of scientific research into the issue. So what do we know for sure about electronic cigarettes? - What do e-cigarettes contain? - Vaping consists of inhaling the vapour of a heated liquid inside e-cigarettes. That liquid normally contains nicotine, the highly addictive substance present in regular tobacco. Nicotine can effect brain development in the under-25s, according to some studies, and have a detrimental effect on adult brains. However the liquids vaped do not include a number of dangerous substances found in cigarettes, such as carcinogenic tar and carbon monoxide, which can be a factor in cardiovascular diseases. What e-cigarettes do contain are tiny particles which enter the lungs. There are "numerous … [Read more...] about How dangerous is vaping? The science remains hazy
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North Lincolnshire pilot David Ibbotson was seriously affected by carbon monoxide poisoning and may have been unconscious when the plane he was flying crashed into the English Channel, a new report suggests. Mr Ibbotson and his passenger, Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala, died when the Piper Malibu aircraft they were travelling in crashed during a flight from the French city of Nantes to the Welsh capital on January 21. Tests were conducted on the body of Sala after it was recovered from the wreckage. Now, a new special bulletin released by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch strongly suggests that both Mr Ibbotson and Sala may have been incapacitated and possibly unconscious when the accident happened. It appears neither would have been aware of what was happening to them or the aircraft as it descended into the sea off the Channel Islands. The report says Sala's body was found to have a carboxyhaemoglobin (COHb) saturation level of 58 per cent, which can cause seizures, … [Read more...] about David Ibbotson ‘exposed to carbon monoxide’ before fatal crash
What is vaping and is it safe? BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Following the news that vape stores have opened in two NHS hospitals in an effort to try to help people stop smoking, we look at what e-cigarettes are and how safe they are thought to be. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/what-is-vaping-and-is-it-safe-38298871.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article38298869.ece/d35c2/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_5b7c5a08-3ba5-4af9-b796-06ff6c01fe6b_1 Email Following the news that vape stores have opened in two NHS hospitals in an effort to try to help people stop smoking, we look at what e-cigarettes are and how safe they are thought to be. – What is vaping? Vaping is done using e-cigarettes. These are battery-operated devices, known as vapes, through which users inhale nicotine in a vapour, as opposed to smoke. They heat a solution – an e-liquid – which usually contains nicotine, propylene glycol and/or vegetable glycerine, and flavourings. … [Read more...] about What is vaping and is it safe?
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