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E-cigarettes could lead to cancer, study finds

| blog, L&B World, UK, World | December 31, 2015

DTPTBN smoking e or electronic cigarette. Image shot 2014. Exact date unknown.
Could e-cigarettes be as bad for your health as smoking? (Picture: Getty)

Most people think e-cigarettes are the ‘healthier’ option when it comes to smoking.

But it seems that may not quite be the case after a team of American scientists have found that using the vapour devices could lead to cancer.

According to a team from the University of California-San Diego pathology department e-cigarettes may cause significant damage to human cells and could lead to cancer.

MORE: An app’s being made to help you quit smoking

Even though e-cigarettes do not contain tobacco the vapour created does contain nicotine flavorings and other chemicals.

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