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Vaping is safer than smoking cigarettes, according to long-term study (Dailydot.com, Feb. 2017)

Vaping is safer than smoking cigarettes, according to long-term study (Dailydot.com, Feb. 2017)

By Phillip N. Tracy

Every few months, a new study about the effects of smoking e-cigarettes concludes the opposite of whatever came before it. It’s a cycle that started when the popularity for the cigarette alternatives exploded a few years ago and has led to a lot of confusion over whether vaping is bad for your health.

We have, over the decades, mostly come to a consensus on the dangers of smoking combustible cigarettes—a conclusion founded on countless long-term studies. Until now, e-cigarette studies have simply either analyzed the product or investigated the effects on animal and cell models.

A new study funded by Cancer Research UK is the first to explore the effects of e-cigarettes by looking at long-term human body-level exposure. The results are promising.

Read more: http://www.dailydot.com/debug/e-cigarette-vaping-effects-long-term-study/?fb=dd