After a number of deaths linked to vaping, a recent study says the use of e-cigarettes can damage the cardiovascular system. Photo: Alamy

Vaping may damage the heart and blood vessels, not just the lungs, latest study of e-cigarette risks finds

  • Study authors suggest several ways using e-cigarettes can harm the cardiovascular system. Their warning follows news of outbreak of lung injuries tied to vaping
  • E-cigarette use has risen sharply in Europe and the United States, where it has been linked to dozens of deaths
Topic |   Health and wellness

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After a number of deaths linked to vaping, a recent study says the use of e-cigarettes can damage the cardiovascular system. Photo: Alamy
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Vaping machines are displayed on a counter with other items on shelves inside a shop in Texas on September 6. The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning on the use of e-cigarettes. Photo: EPA-EFE

To limit vaping among the youth, evidence of the harmful effects of e-cigarettes is crucial

  • Young Hongkongers say the ban on e-cigarettes will not curb the popularity of vaping. Research findings that clearly show the dangers of vaping would be a more effective deterrent
Topic |   Smoking and vaping

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Vaping machines are displayed on a counter with other items on shelves inside a shop in Texas on September 6. The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning on the use of e-cigarettes. Photo: EPA-EFE
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