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Another Danger of e-Cigarettes

Mouse Study Appears To Show Definite Ill Effects Of E-Cigarettes On Health Of Offspring

Endocrine News (2/12, Horvath) reports research in mice published in “the Journal of the Endocrine Society appears to show that there are some definite ill effects of e-cigarettes and the health of the offspring.” The study revealed that “in female mice, e-cigarette exposure delayed first-time pregnancy and may have affected fetal survival.” What’s more, “e-cigarette exposure in mating mice caused a delay in embryo attachment.” Additionally, “female offspring exposed to e-cigarettes in utero failed to grow to normal size at age 8.5 months,” the research revealed.