Tag Archives: Lung

Vaping flavored Juul pods damages lung cell DNA, raising cancer risks

Juul pod flavors like creme brulee, menthol and mint blamed for getting teens hooked on vaping raise risks for lung injuries and cancer by damaging DNA, study suggests Sweet e-cigarette liquid flavors have been blamed for getting teenagers addicted to vaping  But little is known about how the chemicals in these flavors may affect the… Read More »

WCLC: Merck’s Keytruda dispels ‘urban legend’ with latest lung cancer survival win

Merck’s Keytruda-chemo combo has a history of silencing its critics when it comes to its effectiveness in previously untreated non-small cell lung cancer patients. And it may have just done it again. A pooled analysis from three trials showed that the combo majorly cut patients’ risk of death, even among those whose tumors tested negative… Read More »

CDC, state health officials investigating link between vaping and severe lung disease

States with the most cases include Wisconsin, with 15 confirmed cases and 15 more under investigation, according to CNN’s survey. Illinois has 10 confirmed cases, while 12 more are under investigation. California is looking into 19 such cases. The New York State Department of Health said Friday it was “actively investigating” 11 cases. Indiana and… Read More »