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Beware! Flavoured e-cigarettes can worsen asthma

21 September 2019  

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TORONTO: Certain flavored e-cigarettes, even without nicotine, may change how airways, affected by the allergic disease, function, thus worsening the severity of diseases such as asthma, say researchers.

For the first time, a model of asthma was used to investigate the effect of a range of popular e-cigarette flavors, with and without nicotine.

“This is especially important for those with respiratory disease, who are vulnerable to the effects of smoking,” Dr. Chapman said.

“The majority of e-cigarette smokers use flavored liquids but there is some evidence that flavor additives can be toxic when inhaled,” said Dr. David Chapman from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

Publish Date : 21 September 2019 17:45 PM

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