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[UK] Experts in North East to debate e-cigarettes findings

National experts were at a major health event in the North East last week to present the latest evidence on electronic cigarettes. Fresh hosted a Making Smoking History in the North East Partnership event last Thursday with attendees from across local gov
Northumberland Gazette (uk)
added Feb 28, 2018 14:48

Fewer Americans think smoking a pack a day poses a great health risk

About 3 out of 4 Americans agree that smoking cigarettes causes health problems, but public perception of the risks posed by smoking may be declining, according to a Duke Health study published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. From 2006 to 20
Medical Xpress (
added Feb 28, 2018 13:03

States with strong tobacco control measures have fewer e-cigarette users

States with robust tobacco control policies and regulations, such as smoke free air laws and taxes on cigarettes, not only have fewer cigarette users but also fewer e-cigarette users, according to research from NYU School of Medicine and the NYU College
Medical Xpress (
added Feb 28, 2018 13:01

[UK] ASH study explores e-cig/vaping 'revolving door' ($$)

Action on Smoking said the study vindicated the UK’s policy approach to the sale of vaping products
The Grocer (uk)
added Feb 28, 2018 13:00

[Oklahoma] Few PCPs provide patients with information regarding e-cigarettes

Primary care physicians were frequently not their patients’ main source of information when it came to e-cigarette use, according to findings recently published in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. “Given the emergence of widespread
added Feb 27, 2018 21:28

Evaluating State-Level Differences in E-cigarette and Cigarette Use Among Adults in the United States Between 2012 and 2014: Findings From the National Adult Tobacco Survey

e-cigarette use was highest in Oklahoma (10.3%) and lowest in Delaware (2.7%)...Enforcing existing tobacco control measures likely interacts with e-cigarette use despite being cigarette-focused. Continuing to monitor e-cigarette use is critical to establi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 27, 2018 16:13

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] No doubt about harmful effects of e-cigarettes

In Singapore, smokers who wish to quit should use proven nicotine replacement therapies which have been evaluated for safety and efficacy by the Health Sciences Authority (HSA), and which are already available in Singapore. We are open to reviewing the
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 27, 2018 04:12

Exploding e-Cigarettes Are a Growing Danger to Public Health

Whatever their physiological effects, the most immediate threat of these nicotine-delivery devices comes from a battery problem called thermal runaway . . . In the absence of laws or regulations on e-cigarettes, legal liability may be the best way to ap
IEEE Spectrum
added Mar 5, 2018 21:21

Scientists are beginning to learn how vaping impacts your health — and the results are troubling

While some research has suggested that e-cigs may help adults quit smoking conventional cigarettes, other studies have found that they might encourage teens to start. Scientists have also found evidence of toxic metals like lead in e-cig vapor, and a new
Business Insider
added Mar 2, 2018 19:12

Chronic E-cigarette Exposure Alters the Human Bronchial Epithelial Proteome

We conclude that chronic vaping exerts marked biological effects on the lung and that these effects may in part be mediated by the PG/VG base. These changes are likely not harmless and may have clinical implications for the development of chronic lung dis
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Mar 2, 2018 18:40
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