A study published in Radiology August 20 suggests the harm of vaping tobacco products isn’t limited to nicotine itself, with users showing evidence of blood vessel damage even after smoking nicotine-free e-cigs.
Transport to the hospital via mobile stroke unit—as opposed to standard transit in an ambulance—saved stroke victims 10 minutes and up to 270 million neurons in a study out of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
The FDA issued an advisory August 7 updating healthcare providers and the public on its stance regarding the long-term safety of paclitaxel-coated and -eluting devices, sharing that its expert panel had indeed identified a late mortality signal associated with the devices.
TARA Biosystems’ “heart-on-a-chip” system successfully replicates human drug responses to CV medications without having to risk cardiotoxicity in human testing, researchers from TARA and GlaxoSmithKline announced August 6.
An editorial published in The Lancet August 2 scrutinized JUUL Labs’ participation in and sponsorship of e-cigarette research in the U.S., finding the vaping giant fell short in seven of eight categories designed to test ethical integrity.