The Flavouring Chemicals in E-Cigarettes May Harm Blood Vessels

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The wide assortment of flavourings used to spice up your vaping experience could be damaging your cardiovascular system, suggests new research released today. The study, published in the journal of Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, found that several common e-cigarette flavourings can directly harm blood vessels. But, as with so many similar studies, it’s hard to tell how relevant the findings are to a typical vaper.

Researchers at Boston University conducted a series of experiments. First they took endothelial cells—the cells

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