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1

Who was the E-cigarette study published by?

European Heart Journal

2

What was the overview of the study

Mice exposed to different amounts of vapour
Results suggested even 1 exposure inc heart rate, caused arteries to stiffen and damaged blood vessels in lungs and brain

3

What do Public Health England claim about e-cigarettes?

95% less harmful than smoking

4

Give an example of a person who suffered near fatal repercussions due to vaping

A British teenager from Nottingham suffered serious respiratory failure due to an allergic reaction to e-cigarettes which caused inflammation of lung tissue.

5

What is the age law on vaping and smoking?

Nobody U18 can vape or smoke, and it is also illegal to buy nicotine/vape products for U18's

6

How did you find out about this article?

From the University of Sheffield's Medical Twitter page

7

What does the cardiovascular professor say?

Raises an interesting point about the lack of long-term evidence of the effects of smoking to warrant a ban. However it could be very harmful to people who continue to vape before such evidence has been accumulated.