Teenagers Using E-Cigarettes More Likely to Become Users of Combustible Tobacco: US Study

Teenager E-Cigarette

A recent study conducted by Adam Leventhal from Keck Medical School of the University of Southern California and his team, reported that teenagers using e-cigarettes are more likely to become users of combustible tobacco. E-cigarettes or electronic cigarettes are devices that can give a feeling of smoking by delivering nicotine-containing aerosol (which is a heated […]

UK Health Officials Advocate Prescription of E-cigarettes for Smokers to Quit the Habit

E-cigarettes

Health officials in the UK advocated the prescription of e-cigarettes to enable smokers to quit the habit. The study which was commissioned and authorized by Public Health England found ‘vaping’ E-cigarettes or puffing an electronic cigarette was an effective way to push smokers to kick the habit. The battery-powered E-cigarettes were reportedly 95% safer than […]

Scientists Studying Link Between Smoking, Schizophrenia

Scientists have discovered that there may be a link between smoking and the development of psychological conditions such as schizophrenia. A new study recently published in The Lancet Psychiatry showed that there appeared to be an association between smoking and the development of schizophrenia. It remains to be seen whether the link is casual or […]