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Pelaburan untuk anak kita

Umum tahu Hari Kanak-Kanak Sedunia disambut pada 20 November setiap tahun. Kali ini, ‘Investing in our future means investing in our children’ dipilih sebagai tema oleh Pertubuhan Bangsa-bangsa Bersatu (PBB). Ia bertepatan untuk kita menyantuni peningkatan trend penggunaan rokok dan vape dalam kalangan remaja sebagai ancaman yang perlu ditangani dengan tegas. Gerakan Generasi Penamat (GEG) yang menggalas […]

E-cigarettes alter inflammatory state of brain, heart, lungs and colon

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that daily use of pod-based e-cigarettes alters the inflammatory state across multiple organ systems including the brain, heart, lungs and colon. Effects also vary depending on the e-cigarette flavor, and can influence how organs respond to infections, such as SARS-CoV-2. The study, published April […]

Secondhand Smoke Exposure Linked to Migraine, Severe Headache

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TOPLINE: Heavy secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure is associated with severe headache or migraine in adults who have never smoked, with effects of exposure varying depending on body mass index (BMI) and level of physical activity, new research shows. METHODOLOGY: TAKEAWAY: IN PRACTICE: Noting a linear dose-response relationship between cotinine and severe headaches or migraine, the investigators write, […]

French parliament backs proposal to ban vapes

National assembly votes unanimously for move to outlaw single-use e-cigarettes, or ‘puffs’ The French parliament has backed a proposal to ban single-use electronic cigarettes, which the government has said encourage “bad habits” in teenagers and are harmful to the environment. The national assembly voted unanimously for the move late on Monday, which still needs backing […]

Association between e-cigarette use and myocardial infarction: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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Muhammad Talal Ashraf,1,3Asim Shaikh,2Muhammad Khuzzaim Shakeel Khan,1Naseer Uddin,1Muhammad Arham bin Kashif,1Syed Hassan Ahmed Rizvi,1Hammad Khalid,1Stafford Jude Sam,1 and Affan Sohail1 Full PDF Abstract Background The popularity of e-cigarettes has risen dramatically over the last few years, particularly among the younger population. Although the use of combustible cigarettes has established evidence to be associated with the development of […]