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
Every vaper has heard the maddening claim that candy and fruit flavors are aimed at children We know that adult vapers use flavors to get away from the experience of burning tobacco We know it because we?ve all experienced it!
Significantly lower levels of cancer causing chemicals TSNAs and VOCs were found in samples from former smokers using e-cigarettes only or NRT only compared with current smokers Their levels were lower than both those who smoked cigarettes only or smokers using either e-cigarette or NRT alongside cigarettes
The key here is to not believe everything you read which is often easier said than done When reading an article on a topic you care and wish to know more about make sure the article comes from a reputable source that it is factual and doesn?t manipulate research to suit the viewpoint it?s trying to get across If you?re concerned about whether or not e-cigarettes are safe then looking to trusted medical companies is a good place to start For example we looked at an article by Cancer Research UK; ?New study comes the closest yet to proving that e-cigarettes aren?t as dangerous as smoking? This article presents a balanced argument acknowledging that trustworthy research has struggled to keep pace with the popularity of vaping whilst nodding at their high levels of safety in comparison to traditional cigarettes
Those who have carefully considered all of the medical evidence ? Public Health England and the Royal College of Physicians ? have concluded that the potential of serious vaping danger is probably very low The RCP says vaping is unlikely to exceed five percent of the harm from smoking tobacco