Smokers are increasingly finding that using e-cigarette batteries is much safer than smoking cigarettes, according to a new study.
The study, published Thursday in the journal PLOS ONE, found that in most cases, e-cig users were less likely to die of lung cancer or other chronic conditions compared with smokers who used cigarette-style batteries.
E-cigarette users are typically more likely to use them in smaller doses and to quit using them for longer periods, the study found.
But even for users who quit using e.cigs, their rates of smoking-related deaths increased by about 5 percent.
The increase was similar for those who smoked cigarettes and those who used e-cigs.
Cigarette smokers are more likely than non-smokers to die from other causes, the researchers found.
They were also more likely, on average, to have had a heart attack, stroke, congestive heart failure, or diabetes, among other diseases.
Ethanol and propylene glycol in e-liquid are the two ingredients in e.cig batteries.
The new study was funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends e-liquids to be used as a short-term alternative to smoking, and e-smokes to be avoided for people over the age of 25.
The WHO recommends that e-juice be used only in moderation.
The WHO also recommends that people avoid inhaling or ingesting liquids that contain nicotine, which is a form of addictive substance.
The latest study also found that e.cigarette users were significantly less likely than other smokers to be overweight or obese.
They also were less prone to developing a heart disease, stroke or diabetes.
But the researchers didn’t know whether this was because of e-Cigarettes, the research showed.
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