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9 of 40 mice (22.5%) exposed to e-cig smoke with nicotine for 54 weeks developed lung adenocarcinomas
23 of 40 mice (57.5%) exposed to e-cig smoke developed bladder hyperplasia, genetic changes that make cells more likely to multiply, and a step toward abnormal tissue growth
Researchers told CNBC that the e-cig vapor caused DNA damage in the mice’s lungs and bladder and “inhibits DNA repair in lung tissues.”
originally posted by: flice
a reply to: FredT
Not to say that nicotine isnt damaging since it causes stiffening of the arteries which will lead to cardio vascular issues down the road.
But man... that vape juice sounds worse than plain cigs.
"Tobacco smoke is among the most dangerous environmental agents to which humans are routinely exposed, but the potential of e-cig smoke as a threat to human health is not yet fully understood," said Tang, a professor in the Departments of Environmental Medicine, Medicine, and Pathology. "Our study results in mice were not meant to be compared to human disease, but instead argue that e-cig smoke must be more thoroughly studied before it is deemed safe or marketed that way."
originally posted by: dfnj2015
a reply to: trollz
Cigarette companies don't fool around if the research protects their share of the addiction market.
Where are all the dead people in the UK, Canada, and other non US countries?