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GPs should alert smokers about the lack of evidence on the long-term effects of e-cigarettes, warns health watchdog

The move from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) comes despite backing for e-cigarettes from Public Health England (PHE), which says they are a useful aid for quitting. In new draft guidance, health watchdog NICE does not list
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:52
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Dogs Who Live with Smokers May Suffer from Premature Aging

A recent study suggests that these dogs are at risk of premature aging and inflammation, which may well shorten their life span. Although there is extensive research on the effects of second-hand tobacco smoke in human beings, there has not been a lot of
Psychology Today
added Sep 20, 2017 23:51
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UNGC Board Meeting Report

It was also agreed that when communicating about the decision to exclude tobacco companies from participation in the UN Global Compact, it should be made clear that the decision was taken in line with the World Health Organization Framework Convention
UN Global Compact
added Sep 20, 2017 23:44
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UN Global Compact ban recognises the tobacco industry’s incompatibility with responsible, sustainable business (PDF)

The global noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) community has welcomed today’s announcement by the UN Global Compact (UNGC) to exclude the tobacco industry from participating in the initiative. UNGC is the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative
International Union against Cancer (UICC)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:41
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UN Global Compact exits tobacco companies

"On behalf of the global cancer community, UICC applauds the decision of the UN Global Compact to exclude tobacco companies from participating in their work at a time when the organisation is embarking on a set of new initiatives to support the delivery
International Union against Cancer (UICC)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:35
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Smoking and tobacco-free policies in women’s residential substance use disorder treatment facilities: A community engaged approach

Many women in residential SUD treatment smoke, which they attribute to the fact that smoking is used to facilitate socialization and cope with stress. Future research is needed to develop and test messages to counter the misperception that smoking is an
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 20, 2017 23:19
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Sympathomimetic Effects of Acute E‐Cigarette Use: Role of Nicotine and Non‐Nicotine Constituents [FREE FULL TEXT]

The acute sympathomimetic effect of e‐cigarettes is attributable to the inhaled nicotine, not to non‐nicotine constituents in e‐cigarette aerosol, recapitulating the same heart rate variability pattern associated with increased cardiac risk in multiple po
Journal of the American Heart Association
added Sep 20, 2017 23:00
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Impact of Electronic Cigarettes on the Cardiovascular System [FREE FULL TEXT]

there is increasing evidence that short term e‐cigarette exposure exerts deleterious effects on multiple biological systems, but the mechanism by which these effects occur is presently unknown. While the long‐term effects have not yet been studied, one ca
Journal of the American Heart Association
added Sep 20, 2017 23:00
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Just one e-cigarette might raise adrenaline in the heart

For the experiment, researchers asked 33 healthy nonsmokers to come to a lab on different days to try an e-cigarette with nicotine, a nicotine-free alternative, and a sham device that wasn’t a real e-cigarette. Each time, participants wore a heart rhythm
Reuters
added Sep 20, 2017 22:57
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[California] One e-cigarette with nicotine leads to adrenaline changes in nonsmokers’ hearts

“These findings challenge the concept that inhaled nicotine is benign, or safe,” Middlekauff said. “Our study showed that acute electronic cigarette use with nicotine increases cardiac adrenaline levels. And it’s in the same pattern that is associated w
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
added Sep 20, 2017 22:56
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