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Effects of using electronic cigarettes on nicotine delivery and cardiovascular function in comparison with regular cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Use of e-cigs had no impact on the exhaled CO levels, whereas the Marlboro® cigarette significantly increased the exhaled CO more than 8 times above the baseline. In conclusion, e-cigs could be a less harmful alternative for tobacco users.
Science Direct
added Nov 28, 2014 21:51
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GLANTZ: Lorillard finds that ecigs a little bit less bad for cardiovascular system than Marlboros

"Effects of using electronic cigarettes on nicotine delivery and cardiovascular function in comparison with regular cigarettes," in the industry-friendly journal Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology in which they compared several models of Lorillard's
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 28, 2014 21:50
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[Australia] Smoking early is linked to chronic period pain

studied a large population sample of 9,000 women, all of whom were taking part in the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health, from 1996 onwards. Every three to four years between 2000 and 2012, the women were asked about the frequency of severe p
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Nov 28, 2014 14:32
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Smoking and trajectories of dysmenorrhoea among young Australian women

Smoking and early initiation of smoking are associated with increased risk of chronic dysmenorrhoea. The immediate adverse health effects of smoking provide further support for smoking prevention programme to target young women, especially teenagers.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 28, 2014 14:31
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[Canada] RICHERT: Lot of smoke and mirrors on 'vape' policy

But the absence of scientific data and concrete findings has not stopped Ontario. It recently introduced restrictive new rules ... In a period when not much is known about the health risks or benefits involved with vape culture, they will have to develop
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Nov 28, 2014 14:30
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[Asia] Japan to investigate e-cigarette safety after formaldehyde findings

Safety debate re-ignited after one brand was found to contain up to 10 times more formaldehyde than conventional cigarettes
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 28, 2014 13:31
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[Japan] Gov't study finds carcinogens in nicotine-free electronic cigarettes

An expert committee of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said analysis showed that for some e-cigarettes without nicotine, 110 times the amount of the carcinogen formaldehyde was detected compared to regular cigarettes after around five minutes o
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Nov 28, 2014 13:26
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GLANTZ: Two small studies show lower cig consumption in people using second gen ecigs

struck me in reading both these papers is the fact that the literature reviews and discussion secfions completely ignore the consistent population-levels evidence that, among all smokers, e-cigarettes discourage cigarette cessation. They also ignore the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:52
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ARCHIVE: Health Effects of Light and Intermittent Smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

even stable light smoking carries substantial health risks. Although a reduction in cigarette consumption can be an intermediate stage before a total stop and may increase the motivation of daily, heavier smokers without intention to quit to achieve event
Circulation
added Nov 28, 2014 12:50
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GLANTZ: E-cig enthusiasts should stop assuming that just reducing cigarette consumption is a meaningful clinical outcome

Jon Krueger reminded me that in 2010 Rebecca Schane, Pam Ling, and I published "Health Effects of Light and Intermittent Smoking" in Circulation....indicates that light and intermittent smoking pose substantial risks; the adverse health outcomes parallel
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:48
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