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

Medical Xpress - Tue 12 Nov 19

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 ...

Vitamin E Acetate Tied to Vaping Illnesses: CDC

The Scientist - Mon 11 Nov 19

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

US identifies likely culprit of vaping illness outbreak

Medical Xpress - Sat 9 Nov 19

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 ...

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

ScienceNews - Fri 8 Nov 19

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

Possible chemical culprit found in vaping illness outbreak

Medical Xpress - Fri 8 Nov 19

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

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

Medical Xpress - Fri 8 Nov 19

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 ...

Best practice treatment guidelines help doctors identify, treat vaping-associated lung injuries, Eurekalert - Fri 8 Nov 19

CDC says a toxic compound may be responsible for vaping illnesses

Engadget - Sat 9 Nov 19

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 ...

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

Extremetech - Fri 8 Nov 19

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

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

Gizmodo - Fri 8 Nov 19

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 ...

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

Livescience - Fri 8 Nov 19

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

CDC announces breakthrough in vaping lung injury investigation

The Verge - Fri 8 Nov 19

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Samples of lung fluid from 29 lung injury patients in 10 states all contained the same chemical, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

Vape lung ‘breakthrough’ suggests lethal culprit in THC products could be vitamin E acetate

TechCrunch - Fri 8 Nov 19

Official word has come down from federal authorities on one potential cause of the mystery illness affecting vape users: Vitamin E acetate, a chemical found in some vaping products that has ...

CDC may have found a potential cause for vaping deaths - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Fri 8 Nov 19

Analysis of lung fluid collected from 29 patients shows the presence of vitamin E acetate.

Vitamin E acetate found in all lung fluid samples tested from injured vapers

Ars Technica - Fri 8 Nov 19

For the first time, a potentially toxic substance is found at the site of lung injury.

Breakthrough in CDC vaping illness investigation: Vitamin E acetate and THC may be to blame

CNN - Fri 8 Nov 19

Vitamin E acetate, in combination with THC, may be to blame for a national outbreak of e-cigarette-related lung injuries that's linked to dozens of deaths, according to US Centers for Disease ...

Vitamin E acetate named as possible culprit in vaping illness outbreak

FOXNews - Fri 8 Nov 19

The chemical had previously been named as a possible culprit by local health authorities.

U.S. CDC reports 'breakthrough' in vaping lung injury probe as cases top 2,000

Reuters - Fri 8 Nov 19

Tests of lung samples taken from 29 patients with vaping-related lung injuries suggest all contained Vitamin E acetate, a discovery U.S. officials described as a "breakthrough" in the investigation ...

CDC confirms 2,051 cases of vaping-related lung injury

Engadget - Thu 7 Nov 19

The number of vaping-related lung injuries is up to 2,051, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) said in a statement today. Health officials are now referring to the mystery illness ...

Massachusetts reports 3rd vaping-related death

FOXNews - Wed 6 Nov 19

The victim is identified as a man in his 50s from Worcester County who had reported vaping both nicotine and THC products.

CDC: Vitamin E Likely Culprit in Vaping Cases

WebMD - Mon 11 Nov 19

Calling it a “breakthrough,” the agency says it found vitamin E acetate in all 29 samples of lung fluid from patients with vaping-related lung injury.

Vaping lung illnesses: The CDC just named this chemical as the likely culprit

Fastcompany Tech - Fri 8 Nov 19

The CDC has identified a chemical of concern related to the vaping illness. On Friday, both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration released new findings, ...

First Edition: November 11, 2019

Kaiser Health News - Mon 11 Nov 19

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