Tag Archives: Lungs

Medical News Today: First-time evidence suggests that fat can accumulate in the lungs

A new study has found that fatty tissue can accumulate in the airways of people with obesity, possibly contributing to asthma and other respiratory problems. New research suggests that fatty tissue accumulated in the airways may contribute to asthma in some cases. In the United States, as well as across the world, obesity has become… Read More »

What Does Vaping Do To Lungs When It Doesn’t Kill?

Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, were thought to be the answer in helping those addicted to traditional tobacco cigarettes switch to a safer alternative, and ideally quit such products altogether.  As e-cigarettes contain the addictive component nicotine but no tobacco, the carcinogenic risk was much lower. The continued use of nicotine and the act of inhaling… Read More »