Health

Spain bans flavored heated tobacco products

Spain's government on Tuesday approved a decree that bans the sale of flavored heated tobacco products as part of efforts to discourage tobacco use, the health ministry said.

Cardiology

Measuring long-term heart stress dynamics with smartwatch data

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a method using data from wearable devices such as smartwatches to digitally mimic an entire week's worth of an individual's heartbeats. The previous record covered only ...

Health

Bisphenol A detected in almost all Europeans: report

Bisphenol A (BPA), a hormone-disrupting chemical used in food packaging, is present in almost all Europeans' bodies, posing a potential health risk, the European Environment Agency said Thursday.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Standardized packaging on vapes found to reduce appeal to teenagers

New research from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King's College London and Action on Smoking and Health has found that standardizing e-cigarette (vape) packaging, by removing brand imagery, ...

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