In their wound-healing form fibroblasts at the edges of a cut will shrink This causes the wound to close up This squeezing or contraction of the skin takes a lot of energy Fortunately fibroblasts are powered by cellular engines Called mitochondria (My-toh-KON-dree-uh) these tiny powerhouses turn food (sugar) into fuel
Hey there?s a study every week that shows something in vapor But many studies ? including this one from Dr Goniewicz and others ? have proven that the toxicants are at far far lower levels than those found in smoke
Over the past few months research has turned up evidence that vaping can pose many brand new risks The vapors mess with immunity some studies show Smoker?s cough and bloody sores have begun showing up in teen vapers The hotter a vaped liquid gets the harsher its effects on human cells And a relatively new vaping behavior called dripping ups the heat This threatens to intensify a teen?s risks from those vapors
Is vaping dangerous? Every day we see the stories in newspapers and on television about vaping health risks Usually they?re centered on the study du jour Maybe it?s a chemical today Yesterday it was exploding batteries Last week it was the increase in teenage vaping Next month some new vaping danger will grab the headlines But what is the reality? Do the risks of vaping outweigh the rewards?
Participants were asked to visit a laboratory after not eating drinking or using combustible cigarettes or other nicotine products for an hour before their visit During the appointment the participants filled in a questionnaire including questions on sociodemographic and smoking characteristics
But it also makes clear that the e-cigarette users were formally smokers who only claimed to have finished smoking just six months previous to the study It seems quite unlikely that all the participants would have been able to quit cold turkey from smoking so abruptly when most e-cigarette converts get rid of cigarettes gradually For a detailed breakdown of the flaws in this report see our dedicated article: Vaping and Bladder Cancer ? The Latest Scare Story Explained