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Harvard scientist finds microbial contaminants in e-cigs

Popular electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) products sold in the U.S. were contaminated with bacterial and fungal toxins, according to new research from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study, which examined 75 popular e-cigarette products — both single-use cartridges and refillable e-liquids — found that 27 percent contained traces of endotoxin, a microbial agent… Read More »

Overweight don’t reveal their true diet, professor finds

People who are overweight or obese often under-report what they eat when they’re asked to reveal their diet to health professionals. This was the conclusion of a review of existing evidence by a team of researchers, which included University of Newcastle Associate Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics Tracy Burrows. Dr Burrows said this under-reporting of… Read More »