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Vape Flavorings Are Cardiotoxic & Can Damage the Heart


Mounting studies indicate that the nicotine and other chemicals delivered by vaping, while generally less toxic than conventional cigarettes, can damage the lungs and heart. “But so far there has been no clear understanding about what happens when the vaporized flavoring molecules in flavored vaping products, after being inhaled, enter the bloodstream and reach the heart,” said the study’s principal investigator Sami Noujaim, Ph.D., an associate professor of molecular pharmacology and physiology at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine.

In their study published on November 20, 2020, in the American Journal of Physiology- Heart and ...