In Focus:

Sweetening Your Vape With Flavouring Could Be Damaging Your Immune System

Adding a touch of cinnamon or vanilla to your e-cigarette might ease your stress levels, but the same can't be said for your white blood cells.

That's the take-home message from a study conducted by a team of US researchers who examined the impact vaporised flavour additives had on our health. It turns out they aren't as innocent as we'd thought.

Read the whole article

More hot stories

Penis-enlargement products: Do they work?

Ads for penis-enlargement products and procedures are everywhere. A plethora of pumps, pills, weights, exercises and surgeries claim to increase the length and width of your penis. However, there's little scientific support for nonsurgical methods to enlarge the penis. And no reputable medical organization endorses penis surgery for purely cosmetic reasons.   Most...

Read More

Can Sitting in a Sauna Ease Depression?

If you struggle with depression or anxiety, have you ever wondered why that sauna or hot bath seems to make you feel better? Or have you ever marveled at how many people seemed to be almost addicted to doing yoga in unbelievably hot and stuffy rooms (i.e. hot yoga)? Our research team...

Read More

The one thing you should never say to a grieving person

We love to talk about ourselves. It’s what journalist and author Celeste Headlee calls “conversational narcissism.” Not only can it ruin conversations, she warns, it can also destroy relationships. “Talking about ourselves is very pleasurable and conversational narcissism is what results,” Headlee tells NBC News BETTER. “It’s this tendency to turn conversations...

Read More