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Nicotine is an alkaloid found in the nightshade family of plants (''Solanaceae'') which constitutes approximately 0.6–3.0% of dry weight of tobacco, with biosynthesis taking place in the roots, and accumulating in the leaves.
Public health experts draft recommendations to help prevent vaping product use-associated lung injury

Public health experts draft recommendations to help prevent vaping product use-associated lung injury

Study: 12-hour gene expression rhythms are missing or altered in schizophrenic brains

Study: 12-hour gene expression rhythms are missing or altered in schizophrenic brains

Smoking during pregnancy reduces childhood brain growth in very preterm babies

Smoking during pregnancy reduces childhood brain growth in very preterm babies

Heart Foundation calls for regulatory actions to better protect Australians from e-cigarettes

Heart Foundation calls for regulatory actions to better protect Australians from e-cigarettes

Experts seek to understand risks associated with vaping and e-cigarettes

Experts seek to understand risks associated with vaping and e-cigarettes

Study: Nicotine vaping has become common among teens in 2022

Study: Nicotine vaping has become common among teens in 2022

Adults who smoke cigarettes and vape more likely to continue dual use over the long term

Adults who smoke cigarettes and vape more likely to continue dual use over the long term

Vaping may negatively affect pulmonary surfactant in the lungs, study shows

Vaping may negatively affect pulmonary surfactant in the lungs, study shows

How vaping impacts alveolar macrophage lipid content

How vaping impacts alveolar macrophage lipid content

Study reveals the presence of metal particles in cannabis vape liquids

Study reveals the presence of metal particles in cannabis vape liquids

Artificial sweetener linked to anxiety-like behavior in mice

Artificial sweetener linked to anxiety-like behavior in mice

Study shows addiction potential and health risks of alternatives to menthol cigarettes

Study shows addiction potential and health risks of alternatives to menthol cigarettes

FDA ban on flavored products did not result in adults quitting e-cig use

FDA ban on flavored products did not result in adults quitting e-cig use

Automated point-of-care approaches have great potential to reach Spanish-preferring smokers

Automated point-of-care approaches have great potential to reach Spanish-preferring smokers

The association between e-cigarette use and caries risk level

The association between e-cigarette use and caries risk level

Study shows link between vaping and risk of caries

Study shows link between vaping and risk of caries

Highly processed foods have addictive potential just as tobacco

Highly processed foods have addictive potential just as tobacco

Experts analyze the intensity of use and addiction of e-cigarettes

Experts analyze the intensity of use and addiction of e-cigarettes

The acute and chronic impact of pod-based e-cigarettes on vascular health

The acute and chronic impact of pod-based e-cigarettes on vascular health

Vaping nicotine damages blood vessels, raises blood pressure and heart rate

Vaping nicotine damages blood vessels, raises blood pressure and heart rate