E-cigarettes linked to lung cancer in mice | NHS Behind the Headlines

Hi, I’m Naomi and welcome to Behind the Headlines, the science behind the news.This week The Sun reported that e-cigarette smoke could cause lungcancer despite being tobacco-free.E-cigarettes have helped many people to give up smoking cigarettes.The number of people using e-cigarettes or vaping has rapidly grown over the past decade.However, as e-cigarettes have only been […]

Vaping safety and health risks – the basics

Are electronic cigarettes dangerous?At this point, the public health expert in me is screaming “of courseyou idiot, do you know nothing?”Certainly there are very real fears that these sleekelectronic tubes are hooking a new generation of kids on nicotine,and that this drug should not be considered safe and socially acceptablein any form. But as with […]