Tag Archives: Lead

Vaping May Lead Teens to Smoking Tobacco Cigarettes

Last November, Real Health reported that e-cigarette use (aka vaping) among young people had increased from 1.5 million users to more than 3.6 million. Now, new findings published in JAMA Network Open suggests that teens who use these battery-powered devices are more susceptible to becoming traditional cigarette smokers, Reuters reports. Researchers used the Population Assessment… Read More »

Medical News Today: How gum disease could lead to Alzheimer's

In a new study, researchers have found that a bacterium largely responsible for gum disease also contributes to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. A bacterium involved in gum disease boosts Alzheimer’s toxicity. According to data from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, 8.52 percent of adults between 20 and 64 years of age… Read More »