E-cigarettes "can cause more harm than smoking," experts say

E-cigarettes 'can cause more harm than smoking,' experts sayPropylene glycol in e-cigarettes can be harmful Chemical can cause acute respiratory system irritation By Susannah Butter PUBLISHED: 22:00 GMT, 26 January 2013 | UPDATED: 23:18 GMT, 26 January 2013 They are billed as a healthier alternative to smoking, yet experts now warn that electronic cigarettes may be more damaging than the habit they replace.

Diesel engine exhaust fumes are "major cancer risk"

Diesel exhaust fumes are 'major cancer risk' and as deadly as asbestos and mustard gas, says World Health Organisation Diesel exhaust found to cause lung cancer and associated with an increased risk of bladder cancerWHO says the fumes belong in same category as mustard gas and asbestos Risks are on a level with passive smoking | UPDATED: 08:52 GMT, 13 June 2012 Diesel engine exhaust fumes cause cancer and belong in the same potentially deadly category as asbestos, arsenic and mustard gas, according to the World Health Organisation.

Aristolochic acid: Chinese herbal remedy "causes high rate of urinary tract cancer"

Chinese herbal remedy 'causes record high rate of urinary cancer in Taiwan' | UPDATED: 10:28 GMT, 12 April 2012 A banned substance still found in some Chinese herbal remedies sold illegally in the UK and U.S has been blamed for the high rate of urinary tract cancers in Taiwan.