EVALI: Vaping-related lung disease now has a name and a likely cause

As the outbreak of lung injuries and deaths associated with e-cigarettes, or vaping, continues to spread across the U.S., researchers at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City have effectively developed a best practice treatment guide to quickly identify and treat patients who develop the new and potentially fatal respiratory injury, according to a new study.

EVALI: Vaping-related lung disease now has a name and a likely cause

More than 2,000 people in the United States have developed serious lung damage in a poisoning outbreak associated with the use of vaping devices this year. At least 39 people have died from ...

Tue 12 Nov 19 from Medical Xpress

Vitamin E Acetate Tied to Vaping Illnesses: CDC

The chemical was found in all 29 lung fluid samples tested.

Mon 11 Nov 19 from The Scientist

US identifies likely culprit of vaping illness outbreak

US health officials said Friday they had identified vitamin E acetate as the likely culprit behind a vaping-linked lung injury epidemic that has killed 39 people and sickened more than two ...

Sat 9 Nov 19 from Medical Xpress

Vitamin E acetate is a culprit in the deadly vaping outbreak, the CDC says

Researchers detected vitamin E oil in all samples of lung fluid from 29 patients suffering from lung injuries tied to e-cigarettes.

Fri 8 Nov 19 from ScienceNews

Possible chemical culprit found in vaping illness outbreak

U.S. health officials are reporting a breakthrough in their investigation into the cause of an outbreak of vaping illnesses.

Fri 8 Nov 19 from Medical Xpress

Best practice treatment guidelines help doctors identify, treat vaping-associated lung injuries

As the outbreak of lung injuries and deaths associated with e-cigarettes, or vaping, continues to spread across the U.S., researchers at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City have effectively ...

Fri 8 Nov 19 from Medical Xpress

CDC says a toxic compound may be responsible for vaping illnesses

The Center for Disease Control is edging closer to an explanation for vaping-related lung illnesses. The agency has determined that vitamin E acetate, a compound present in all 29 ...

Sat 9 Nov 19 from Engadget

Vitamin E Found In All Samples of Lung Tissue Taken from Injured Vapers

Since the CDC began investigating the outbreak of "e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury" (EVALI) in August, doctors have reported over ...

Fri 8 Nov 19 from Extremetech

We Now Have Direct Evidence That Vitamin E Is Behind Vaping Illness Outbreak

On Friday, federal health officials announced a breakthrough in solving the mystery of why people are getting seriously sick from vaping. They detected vitamin E acetate—an oily, synthetic ...

Fri 8 Nov 19 from Gizmodo

This E-cigarette Additive May Be Causing Lung Illnesses in Vaping Outbreak, CDC Says

Vitamin E acetate is a "very strong culprit of concern" in the vaping outbreak.

Fri 8 Nov 19 from Livescience

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