Adults who smoke cigarettes and vape more likely to continue dual use over the long term

Adults who smoke cigarettes and vape more likely to continue dual use over the long term

Most adults who both smoke cigarettes and vape are likely to carry on smoking or continue dual use over the long term, suggests research published online in the journal Tobacco control. Vaping doesn’t seem to help smokers quit more easily at the population level, emphasizing the need to help dual users ditch both products, conclude … Read more

Vaping may negatively affect pulmonary surfactant in the lungs, study shows

Vaping may negatively affect pulmonary surfactant in the lungs, study shows

A recently published preclinical study by researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, show that vaping may negatively affect pulmonary surfactant in the lungs. Surfactant, which is made of lipids and proteins, is a critical layer in the lungs that allows people to breathe with minimal effort … Read more