The story EVERY vaper needs to read: 'Dangerous' flavored e-cigarettes KILL the cells that line airways, bombshell study finds
- Study finds vapor from electronic cigarettes could kill cells lining the airways
- be regulated as scientists say the product can be toxic
- Six people have died in the United States from vaping-related diseases
Fumes from e-cigarettes are toxic and can kill cells lining airways, and bombshell new study has found.
Popularity for e-cigarettes has skyrocketed in recent years and is seen as a much healthier alternative to tobacco.
However, scientists at the University of Adelaide and the Royal Adelaide Hospital have now found that vapor produced by e-cigarettes is
Fumes from e-cigarettes are toxic and can kill cells lining airways, and bombshell new study has found
Dr Miranda Ween, from the Royal Adelaide Hospital, said that regulation was urgently needed.
'There are no regulations on the production of E-liquids. There are also no requirements to list the ingredients or their quantities.
'As such, no two' 'apple', '' chocolate '' or 'cotton candy' 'E-liquids will be made with the same flavoring ingredients or even concentrations. These are the things that we know can affect how unsafe a particular E-liquid is. '
Their research has been published in the medical journal Respirology.
E-cigarettes have come under fire in the United States after six vaping-related deaths.
The American Medical Association has urged vapers to stop using electronic cigarettes of any variety until scientists better understand the cause of 450 lung diseases and at least five deaths linked to e-cigarettes.
E-cigarettes have come under fire in the United States after six vaping-related deaths  The AMA, one of the nation's most influential physician groups, also called on doctors to inform patients about e-cigarette dangers.
Australian Medical Association Queensland President Dr Dilip Dhupelia told The Courier-Mail companies were marketing the product in a way that could cost lives.
'If we do not stop this now, we will have the same epidemic as they are currently experiencing in the US, at a great cost to our already overstretched health system in Queensland.'