Using the spike-like protein on its surface like a key, the novel coronavirus binds to the ACE2 receptor found in the lining of our airways, and unlocks its path into our lung cells.
Parents or guardians are less likely to report knowing or suspecting that their child had used tobacco if the child used only e-cigarettes, compared to smoking cigarettes.
E-cigarettes are harmful on their own and the effects are independent of smoking conventional tobacco, according researchers.
The chemical, vitamin E acetate, is used as an additive in the production of e-cigarette because it resembles THC oil, a psychoactive chemical.
Researchers at The Ohio State University in the US found the first evidence of biological changes correlated with e-cigarette use in never-smoker adults.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is in the process of drafting new regulations to remove flavored e-cigarettes from the market.
Present throughout life, stem cells become specialised cells with more specific functions, such as brain cells, blood cells or bone.
A study has found that endothelial cells exposed to the e-liquids exhibit significantly increased levels of molecules implicated in DNA damage.
In a study researchers have observed that most smokers don't want to use e-cigarettes forever
E-cigarette manufacturer Juul's entry into India, the second biggest market with 106 million adult smokers, has been blocked by the government citing 'great health risks'.